Transform Your Smile with Porcelain Veneers
Cracks, chips, stains, and other visible imperfections can limit your confidence in your smile. Patients who want to quickly and efficiently address these cosmetic concerns can turn to Dr. Gregory Strain and his team in Metairie, LA, for porcelain veneers. These thin porcelain shells fit over the surface of your teeth to cover an array of minor dental flaws and deliver a symmetrical, lifelike smile. Working with a trusted dental lab, we can provide the smile you have always wanted.
Porcelain veneers cover the entire tooth to conceal multiple cosmetic concerns.
Candidates for Veneers
Porcelain veneers are able to conceal a wide range of cosmetic concerns in a single treatment. Most patients with minor cosmetic flaws are candidates for veneers because they can address:
- Misaligned or uneven teeth
- Misshapen, broken, chipped, or cracked teeth
- Gapped teeth
- Crowded teeth
Patients with existing dental conditions such as gum disease will first need to receive appropriate care before having porcelain veneers placed.
Placing Your Restorations
Patients at our practice have a choice between traditional porcelain veneers and same-day veneers. The first step in transforming your smile with veneers is attending a one-on-one consultation with one of our dentists. At this appointment, your dentist will examine your smile and inquire about your dental goals and what you hope to achieve with treatment. Your dentist can advise you if another treatment, such as dental crowns or whitening, is better suited for your needs.
Traditional veneers will involve two appointments. At your first visit, your dentist will prepare your teeth by removing some enamel to create sufficient space for the veneers. Following this, our team will take impressions of your teeth and gums to design veneers that flatter all of your features. We will send this information to the trusted dental laboratory we work with for your restorations to be fabricated. To protect your teeth while you wait, we may apply temporary veneers. Approximately two weeks later, you can return to our office to complete your treatment. Your teeth will be buffed, and the veneers will be placed over your teeth and bonded in place.
Patients who opt for same-day veneers can have the entire veneers placement procedure condensed into a single convenient appointment. Our office uses advanced E4D technology that can carve veneers in a matter of minutes, for the most efficient appointment possible. As an added benefit, all patients are offered free teeth whitening before their veneers placement to maximize the cosmetic benefits of treatment.
Porcelain veneers can completely transform your smile by concealing multiple cosmetic concerns at one time.
Porcelain veneers are an outstanding standalone treatment to boost the overall appearance of your smile. This treatment can also be combined with other cosmetic options as part of a smile makeover. A smile makeover is a cosmetic treatment plan that relies on more than one cosmetic dental solution to transform the overall appearance of your smile. Porcelain veneers are common treatments in smile makeover plans, which may also involve teeth whitening or same-day crowns.
Enhance Your Smile
Porcelain veneers can completely transform your smile by concealing multiple cosmetic concerns at one time. If you have questions about the porcelain veneers procedure, or if you would like to find out if you are a suitable candidate for this cosmetic treatment, contact our office online today. You can also call us at (504) 838-8118 to schedule your consultation.