Dental Veneers in Edison, NJ
Dental veneers are thin pieces of tooth-colored porcelain which are custom-made to fit over the surface of your teeth. If not made from porcelain, dental veneers are often a composite material, which can still seamlessly fit onto teeth that have been chipped, cracked, worn, or discolored. You’ll be amazed at how similar your veneers look like regular, healthy teeth.
What are Dental Veneers?
Not only will dental veneers benefit you by providing a beautiful, fresh finish to your damaged teeth, but they also offer benefits for your oral health. This type of dental service helps protect your teeth that may be cracked or become sensitive due to being worn down too close to the nerves of your gum. Dental veneers can also correct uneven teeth and mask any tooth discoloration.
It is always best to consult with a qualified dentist to find out if dental veneers are right for you. Our team at Edison Dental provides their services to those living in Plainfield, Edison, New Brunswick and beyond.
It usually will take anywhere from two to three visits over the span of six weeks, for the designing and fitting of your dental veneers to take place. During the first visit, our dentists will address any oral health issues in the area of the dental veneer procedure.
After that, a customized plan for your teeth will be designed to ensure the veneer fits properly. Also during this visit, you’ll be able to choose the color and look of your veneer. In just a few short hours, we’ll have all the information necessary to provide you with dental services that will keep you and your smile satisfied.
When you visit for your second appointment, this is when the dentist will perform the actual procedure. The dental veneer procedure begins by injecting a local anesthetic into the gums, then using a tool to wear down the enamel of teeth that are receiving the veneers.
The next step of the process is creating the mold for the veneers. If you choose porcelain veneers, the dentist will create a mold of your teeth and design it in a laboratory to fit onto your teeth. If you opt for veneers made from a composite material, the dentist will simply apply a resin mold to your teeth, which will then be hardened using a high-intensity light tool.
What is the Recovery Process Like?
For most patients, normal, everyday activities can be resumed immediately after the procedure. If you experience any lingering pain and soreness, within 24 hours it should disperse. Any patient who does receive anesthesia should arrange for a ride home following the procedure. It’s important to make sure you take care of your dental veneers as they cannot be repaired if they become damaged, only replaced.
Edison Dental provides professional dental care for residents all across Plainfield, Edison, New Brunswick, and the surrounding communities. Call 732-410-6294 to make an appointment or visit our emergency dental care or full or partial dentures pages to learn more about our dental services.