At Lifesmiles Family Dentistry, located in Bloomington, our patients often inquire about options for enhancing their smiles, such as addressing tooth stains or gaps between teeth. In such cases, we often recommend veneers as a viable cosmetic solution. Here’s a comprehensive overview of veneers and their suitability for enhancing your smile.

What Are Veneers?
Veneers consist of thin covers crafted from dental porcelain, designed to be affixed to the front surface of your teeth. Unlike tooth replacement options, veneers are intended to cover and enhance the appearance of existing teeth.

What They Do
Veneers serve various purposes, including repairing chipped or broken teeth, closing noticeable gaps between teeth, and concealing stubborn tooth stains. Custom-sized to fit your unique dental structure, veneers are meticulously crafted to ensure a seamless and natural-looking result.

What You Need to Know
While veneers offer remarkable aesthetic benefits, some individuals may experience a slight increase in tooth sensitivity, particularly to hot or cold foods and beverages. Additionally, the process of applying veneers typically involves minimal removal of tooth enamel, making the procedure non-reversible.

After receiving veneers, it’s advisable to avoid consuming staining substances like wine, coffee, or tea to maintain their pristine appearance. Furthermore, maintaining oral hygiene through regular brushing and flossing remains crucial to preserve the longevity of veneers and protect against decay.

It’s essential to recognize that while veneers effectively address minor dental imperfections such as discoloration or gaps, they are not substitutes for orthodontic treatments like braces or dental procedures like bridges. To explore whether veneers align with your smile goals, we invite you to schedule a consultation with our experienced dentist.

For personalized guidance on achieving your dream smile with veneers or to learn more about our comprehensive dental services, please don’t hesitate to contact Lifesmiles Family Dentistry. We eagerly anticipate the opportunity to welcome you during your next visit and assist you on your journey to a radiant, confident smile.

Lifesmiles Family Dentistry of Bloomington
Email: appointments@developerPhone: 952-884-8337
8100 Penn Ave S Ste 172
Bloomington, MN 55431