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By THE DENTAL CENTER
June 05, 2018
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: veneers  

Dental VeneersVeneers are a simple way to transform your smile. Veneers are placed on the surface of teeth with cosmetic problems, such as cracks or stains. Once in place, veneers give you a brand new smile by concealing imperfections. Additionally, veneers are custom made to perfectly fit your teeth so they look completely natural. At The Dental Center, Dr. Chris Haganman, Dr. Brad Stovie, and Dr. Shannon Hingst are your dentists for veneers in Cedar Rapids, IA.

What are Veneers?

Veneers are thin covers that are affixed to the front surfaces of problem teeth to conceal imperfections. Veneers are made from a porcelain or plastic material closely resembling the appearance of natural tooth enamel. Each veneer is custom made to match the size, shape, and color of the existing tooth it is meant to cover. When the custom veneers are ready, they are permanently cemented to the corresponding teeth with a dental adhesive. Since veneers are wafer-thin, they rest flat against the teeth and look like your natural teeth.

Benefits of Veneers

There are numerous benefits of veneers. They cover or correct multiple cosmetic flaws and problems. They are also easy to set in place. In Cedar Rapids, veneers are available at The Dental Center. The benefits of veneers include:

  • Custom made for a perfect fit
  • Easily set in place and will not fall off
  • Look just like natural teeth
  • Conceal discolorations and stains
  • Cover chips and cracks in teeth
  • Correct the shape of misshaped teeth
  • Close small gaps between teeth
  • Smooth out uneven tooth surfaces
  • Perform normal biting and chewing functions

You can easily transform your smile with veneers and there are several benefits. Veneers can cover up a variety of cosmetic concerns and they look just like natural teeth. For veneers in Cedar Rapids, schedule a consultation with Dr. Haganman, Dr. Stovie, or Dr. Hingst by calling The Dental Center at (319) 365-0534.

By THE DENTAL CENTER
May 25, 2017
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: veneers   cosmetic dentistry  

How dental veneers from Cedar Rapids can enhance your smileveneers

If you are getting a bit older, you may have noticed your smile aging too. Aging can cause your tooth enamel to become thinner, exposing the layer underneath called dentin. This layer is yellow, and it becomes darker as you age. The overall effect is a dull, darkening smile.

Now, thanks to state-of-the-art materials and techniques, you can renew your smile. The answer is dental veneers! Your dentists at The Dental Center in Cedar Rapids, IA, want to share the facts about what dental veneers can do for your smile.

Dental veneers can correct many cosmetic issues with your teeth, including:

  • Excessive wear or chipping due to aging
  • Cracks or damage due to trauma
  • Tooth overlap or gaps due to genetics
  • Stains or discolorations due to medications or lifestyle

Dental veneers are thin sheaths of porcelain or plastic which are cemented over the front surfaces of your teeth. Typically your new veneers will take between two and three appointments:

Your first appointment is a consultation appointment during which you and your dentists will review how your veneers will look and what you can expect during treatment.

The second appointment is a tooth preparation appointment during which a minimal amount of tooth structure is removed (just enough to accommodate the thickness of the veneers) and molds are taken of your teeth. These molds are sent off to a dental laboratory, where skilled dental artists will create your veneers.

The third appointment is the final cementation of your new veneers after they have been sent back from the dental laboratory. Your dentists in Cedar Rapids will teach you everything there is to know about caring for your new veneers.

To view amazing before-and-after photos of actual Cedar Rapids patients, please visit the Smile Gallery page on the website at http://www.crdentalcenter.com/gallery.html

If you have a dull smile, it’s time to renew your smile with dental veneers! For more information about veneers or to schedule a consultation appointment call The Dental Center in Cedar Rapids, IA. Don’t wait to get the smile you deserve, call today!