6 Most Common Questions About Dental Veneers

Porcelain veneers are an ideal solution for everyone who wants to have a perfect smile. Dental veneers (the more technical name) give you a natural look of your teeth and also provide the flexibility and endurance of the natural tooth enamel.

Dental veneers aren’t just for those that want to perfect their smile. They are often used for fixing a variety of teeth disorders.

If you’re thinking about doing this type of dental treatment at Premier Family Dental but you still have some doubts and questions; we have an answer right here. Below, you will find 10 of the most common questions about dental veneers – answered.

What are dental veneers?

These are the most commonly used veneers. These thin porcelain shells fit perfectly on prepared anterior teeth. Furthermore, dental veneers provide the same look and feel of natural teeth and that’s why they are used more than any other type of veneers. Your dentist can recommend dental veneers if you want to improve the color, gapping, size, shape, chipping or even after a failed dental filling.

What are the benefits of dental veneers?

Dental veneers are long-lasting. They are made of strong and durable material which makes them one of the most effective cosmetic dental treatments. They don’t look fake and have a natural look and feel. And unlike other types of veneers, they are stain-resistant and there’s virtually no recovery time after the treatment. So if you want to improve your smile and also and also want the other dental health benefits, porcelain veneers are the way to go.

Are dental veneers the right option for me?

You’re most likely a good candidate for porcelain veneers if your teeth are discolored, misaligned, worn down, chipped, uneven or misshaped. And if you wish to have a perfect smile and also close a gap between your teeth, your dentist will most likely recommend dental veneers.

How long do dental veneers last?

Dental veneers tend to last for several years. Veneers at Premiere Family Dental are well-known for their durability. However, the durability of your veneers very much depends on your lifestyle and if you follow the aftercare process recommended by your dentist. Just like your natural teeth, dental veneers also require maintenance, which as a result, increases their longevity. Following daily oral care is a must. And you can also take some aftercare tips from your dentist.

What are the other alternatives to dental veneers?

The closest alternative to dental veneers is a composite resin. This tooth-colored substance is also being used in making veneers. Dental crowns are also a good alternative, although they don’t provide a natural look/feel and duration as much as dental veneers.

Will my veneers feel and look natural?

Dental veneers aim to look and feel like your natural teeth. This especially applies to porcelain veneers since they closely resemble your natural teeth. But perfection and fitment mostly depends on what technique your dentist uses and how skilled they are.


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Dr. Nguyen
Dr. Nguyen

Dr. Nguyen is committed to providing high-quality dentistry using state-of-the-art equipment to help you achieve improved oral health and the beautiful smile you deserve.

Dr. Nguyen has served on the Virginia Board of Dentistry and has many achievements such as: Invisalign Premier and Teen Provider, Pre-Fellow with Academy of General Dentistry, Graduate of Aesthetic Continuum, Engel Institute for Dental Implant Training, WaveOne Endodontic Training, HD President’s Club.

Dr. Nguyen enjoys spending time with his wife and three daughters, staying active in the gym, and trying out new restaurants.  When he isn’t at work, you can find him playing basketball, tennis, football, or hiking.

“I want to make you feel right at home, exceed your expectations, and provide an amazing experience!”