Teeth that are badly stained, irregularly shaped, or crooked may be improved by a dental veneer placed on the surface of the affected tooth. Veneers are thin pieces of porcelain or resin that are cemented over the front of your teeth to change their color or shape. Dr. Everett Eklund, our experienced dentist, may suggest the use of dental veneers to improve the appearance of:

  • Teeth with uneven surfaces
  • Fractured (cracked) teeth
  • Very worn teeth
  • Chipped teeth
  • Discolored teeth
  • Misshapen teeth
  • Unevenly spaced teeth
  • Misaligned teeth

Veneers have a longer life expectancy and color stability than bonding, and they are highly resistant to permanent staining from coffee, tea, and even cigarette smoking.

Dental veneers are usually made by a dental lab technician working from a model provided by your dentist. Veneers are usually irreversible because it is necessary to remove a small amount of enamel from your teeth to accommodate the shell. Porcelain dental veneers in Hagerstown, Maryland, generally entail at least 3 appointments: diagnosis and treatment planning, preparation, and bonding. If you would like to learn more about how porcelain veneers can enhance the beauty of your smile, contact us today at 240-329-2398 to speak with our team at Potomac Dental Centre.