Enhance your Smile with Porcelain Veneers in Fairfield!
Porcelain veneers are a way of concealing dental imperfections without the need for drilling or shots. They are often the cosmetic dentistry procedure of choice for celebrities, and thanks to Fairfield dentist Dr. Joseph Worthington, you can receive the same star treatment with long-lasting results.
How Do Veneers Work?
A veneer is a covering that hides what is behind it -- the same is true for porcelain veneers. They are thin, tooth-shaped coverings that are customized in color and shape to fit over your teeth. You may be a good candidate for porcelain veneers if you have the following dental concerns:
- crooked teeth
- misshapen teeth
- severely discovered or stained teeth
- teeth that appear too small or too large
- unevenly spaced teeth
- worn or chipped teeth
20 Hot Celebs with Porcelain Veneers!
- Miley Cyrus
- Elliott Yamin
- Kate Beckinsale
- Denzel Washington
- Hilary Duff
- Cindy Crawford
- Alessandra Ambrosio
- Naomi Campbell
- Brad Pitt
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
- Jon Bon Jovi
- Jonathan Rhys Meyers
- Eva Longoria
- Jessica Simpson
- Aisha Tyler
- Halle Berry
- Nick Lachey
- Victoria Beckham
- Heidi Klum
- Tom Cruise
Call now to set up your complimentary porcelain veneers consultation – it’s time to get the smile you’ve always wanted! Bring with you any and all questions and Dentist, Dr. Worthington will be glad to answer them. We understand that this is an important step for you and want you to feel comfortable with your decision.
Call (203) 256-8073 or Request Complimentary Veneers Consultation!
Why Is Porcelain the Best Material for Veneers?
Veneers typically come in porcelain or composite materials. Dr. Worthington uses porcelain veneers at his Fairfield dental office due to their durability and look. For example, porcelain is a translucent material that looks very similar to your own teeth. Dental composite does not have the same translucent quality that porcelain has for veneers. Also, porcelain veneers are stain-resistant. The same white veneers Dr. Worthington applies today should appear the same 10 years from now as long as proper care is taken of your new porcelain veneers.
What Is the Process for Getting Veneers?
A better smile with porcelain veneers begins with a complimentary porcelain veneers consultation at Worthington Dentistry in Fairfield, CT. Dr. Worthington can examine your teeth and discuss your goals for porcelain veneers. Because porcelain veneers are customized down to the color of porcelain used to create them, he will discuss the desired size and shape of your teeth with you.
Preparing and placing your porcelain veneers typically requires two visits to Worthington Dentistry after your consultation. The first is to "prepare" your teeth for the veneers. Because they should sit flush on your teeth, Dr. Worthington will remove a small portion of dental enamel -- typically less than a millimeter. Then, he can take a mold or impression of your teeth. After deciding your desired veneers tooth shade, he will send the impression to a dental laboratory.
About a week later, you will return to Dr. Worthington's office where he will clean your teeth with a special liquid to enhance bonding and apply the veneers using bonding cement. A light beam will harden the cement, setting your new smile in place.
How Long Do Porcelain Veneers Last?
Porcelain veneers are very durable, providing you take proper care of them. You can expect them to last anywhere from 10 to 15 years. However, you should avoid practices such as chewing on ice or using your teeth to open or tear objects. Both practices can chip or damage porcelain veneers.