We Offer Traditional and Minimal-Prep Porcelain Veneers
Does your smile make you happy?
That’s what it’s supposed to do—for you and for the people who see you smile.
However, if your teeth are riddled with a number of cosmetic flaws, then you may be sacrificing some of your happiness to imperfections that Dr. Winegar can conceal with porcelain veneers in Harker Heights.
What Are Porcelain Veneers?
Porcelain veneers—also called dental veneers or simply veneers—are strong coverings that Dr. Winegar adhesively bonds to the facial side of teeth that show when you smile. They are made of either dental porcelain or composite resin materials. Both of these reflect light in a way that is similar to natural tooth enamel, so your smile will look completely natural.
In addition, Dr. Winegar custom designs each veneer for a specific tooth. This way, your smile will not look as if it’s made up of a row of identical little white blocks—some too big for their position in your mouth. Instead, your smile will look like your own teeth, only better!
What Can Porcelain Veneers Correct?
Veneers can cover flaws both large and small. These include:
- Chipped or broken teeth
- Teeth that have wide gaps between them
- Slightly crooked teeth
- Teeth with permanent stains
- Unevenly worn teeth
How Can I Get Porcelain Veneers?
The process isn’t complicated. In fact, most patients can have their smiles transformed in just two appointments with Harker Heights cosmetic dentist Dr. Winegar. After an initial consultation to discuss your desires and gather x-rays, photos and impressions of your teeth, Dr. Winegar begins to design your new smile.
At the first appointment, a slim layer of enamel is gently filed down on each tooth that will have a veneer. Most patients do not require a local anesthetic for this procedure. This step helps to ensure the smooth fit of your veneers, so your smile doesn’t seem to protrude unnaturally. We then take an impression of your prepared teeth that our dental lab will use to create your custom crafted veneers. In the meantime, Dr. Winegar places a temporary set to protect the teeth that she just prepped. This set also gives you some time to adjust to the feeling of veneers in your mouth.
In a couple of weeks the finished veneers arrive in our office. You’ll return for one more appointment so Dr. Winegar can remove the temporaries and replace them with your personalized veneers. With a little tender loving care—don’t bite down on anything hard with your veneers—you can look forward to showing off a smile that will definitely make you and others happy!
Because small alterations are made to your teeth before veneers can be placed, the procedure is considered permanent. Thus, you should know exactly what the procedure entails before you decide to move forward with it. Get in touch with our office any time; our helpful staff at Winegar Dental is always happy to answer any questions you might have. Listed below are the answers to some of the inquiries that we have heard the most often over the years.
As you might imagine, the number of veneers needed to make the desired changes is a key factor in determining what the final cost will be. Many insurance companies won’t pay for veneers since they’re a cosmetic treatment, but there are some policies that may cover up to 50% of the associated fees if they see it as reasonable. Before you commit to getting veneers, we can talk to you about your financial situation and help you explore your options for fitting the treatment into your budget.
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