If you are unhappy with the way your teeth look, porcelain veneers from Dr. Steven Tsoung may help. Veneers are a type of cosmetic dentistry in Burnaby that can transform unsightly smiles into dazzling ones. They are made of a hard and natural looking material that is customized to fit perfectly on top of your own teeth. They reflect light the same way healthy, human teeth do.
Porcelain veneers and cosmetic dentistry in Burnaby fix dental issues including:
- tooth enamel that is worn or damaged
- teeth that are genetically disfigured
- uneven, jagged, or crooked teeth
- teeth that are cracked, chipped or broken
- stains from childhood antibiotics, tobacco and coffee/tea
The Porcelain Veneers Procedure
Porcelain veneers typically require three visits.
1. Dr. Tsoung will talk with you about what you are looking to achieve, examine your mouth, and determine if porcelain veneers are the best treatment for your situation.
2. Your teeth are then prepped for the porcelain veneers by taking off a small layer of tooth enamel (about half a millimeter) to make room for the veneers.
3. Impression of your teeth are captured.
4. You and Dr. Tsoung will select the appropriate shade and the impressions will be sent out to a vendor who specializes in creating customized veneers.
5. When the veneers arrive, (in three weeks), your teeth will be cleaned and primed for placement.
6. Dr. Tsoung will use a special dental cement to place the porcelain veneers over your teeth, and then a dental light is used to activate the bonding chemical.
Porcelain veneers last about 10 years or longer if you take care of them with regular brushing, flossing and dental checkups. It is also a good idea to stay away from stain-causing foods, particularly raw carrots. If you grind you teeth, tell Dr. Tsoung so he can prescribe a sleep guard to protect your veneers.
Cosmetic dentistry in Burnaby with Dr. Tsoung can give you the dazzling, natural-looking smile you desire. Call us today for a personal consultation.
Dr. Steven Tsoung, located in Vancouver, BC, is a dentist who serves patients from the Vancouver area. Dr. Tsoung specializes in cosmetic dentistry including porcelain veneers, crowns, bridges, and Invisalign. We are looking forward to welcoming you to our office and encourage you to schedule your appointment today!