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Porcelain Veneers in SE Calgary

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For veneers, Calgary residents trust Forest Lawn Dental Centre. Veneers are incredibly thin shells of porcelain used to cover chipped, stained, or damaged teeth to give them a new appearance. Dental veneers can also be an effective way to correct a gap-toothed grin without the use of metal braces. The goal is to boost your confidence and get you the smile you’ve always dreamed of having. Get in touch with us to learn more about what to expect when you decide to opt for dental veneers.

Manufacturing Your Veneers

To develop your custom-made dental veneers, your dentist will first need to take impressions of your mouth. These impressions help in developing a stone cast for your teeth, which then the technician uses to make the actual veneers.

 

At this stage, you will also have a chance to choose a shade to decide the look of your porcelain veneers in Calgary. Usually, your dentist will suggest a shade that complements your skin tone, but you will have the final say as far as what your veneers will look like.

What to Expect During the Procedure

Once our highly trained dentists understand what you are looking for from the process, it can begin. The purpose of the initial visit is to prepare your tooth to receive a veneer. This step involves removal of up to .05 mm of enamel from the outermost part of your tooth, after applying a local anesthetic. Our dentists will make sure you are comfortable throughout the process.

 

This is done with the utmost care and precision to permit the placement of the veneer.  X-rays and impressions are taken to custom-make your dental veneers to fit your tooth, depending on the problem you would like to get fixed. During your following appointment, our trained professionals will ensure that your final porcelain veneer has the expected size, colour, and shape that you desire.

 

The veneer procedure may require a couple of visits for up to six weeks. They include comprehensive examinations and tooth preparation to make it extremely safe and effective. The entire process continues with a local anesthetic, so you won’t feel any discomfort at all. All throughout the process, until your permanent veneers are crafted and attached to your teeth, you will be provided with a temporary set of veneers so that you don’t face any problems in your daily routine.

 

Need to discuss your cosmetic dentistry needs with our team? Check out other cosmetic treatments we offer and consult our dentists at your convenience.

Tips to Maintain Your Veneers

Veneers require proper care and maintenance in order to last long. Here are some tips you can follow:

 

  • Avoid food that is too hard or chewy.
  • Adopt regular brushing and flossing habits.
  • Make use of non-abrasive fluoride toothpaste.
  • Limit consumption of coffee, wine, or tea to avoid staining.
  • Use mouthguards if you clench or grind your teeth.
  • In case your veneers chip off or a cavity forms under them, make sure to see a dentist and have them redone.

Book a Consultation in SE Calgary Today

Our primary aim is to provide reliable services and treatments to patients of all ages. We strive to make our patients comfortable and take measures for them to feel safe with us. For more than 17 years, our professionals have been diligently serving the Calgary community. They will make you fall in love with your new smile! Read more to find out why Forest Lawn Dental Centre is a known and trusted name for family dentistry in Calgary. 

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