Dental veneers adhere to the front of the teeth. They are used as a way to improve the aesthetic appearance of a person’s mouth. The patients who have discolored or fractures on the teeth usually choose to get dental veneers. As soon as you make a decision to get this treatment, you can start getting ready for the procedure.
Having the dental veneers fitted is a process that requires several visits to your dentist’s clinic. Depending on the number of dental veneers you are getting, the condition of your teeth and the size, facilities and the experience of the dentist, this process can be extended over a period of several weeks or can be done in just a few days.
The dentist may go for the anesthesia in case your teeth are very sensitive or if you are concerned about the procedure. While the whole process is not particularly painful, it can be annoying for some people. It will help you avoid interruptions once the dental veneers have been installed.
You can schedule your first appointment near the weekend or on a day when you can go home later. As part of the first stage in which the dental veneers are equipped, your dentist forms and grinds the surface of your teeth in order to prepare them for the placement of the dental veneers. This can cause discomfort in the gums as well as some of the dental sensitivity, so it is highly likely that you will want to rest after this appointment.
You should ask your dentists to explain how to take care of your teeth between the appointments. After teeth have been ground, they will be covered with a temporary varnish, often attached to the teeth with a light cement. To avoid the loss of temporary veneers or cause the damage to the teeth, special care should be taken when eating hard foods, flossing or doing certain activities such as playing sports.
You can ask to schedule your second appointment, for which dental veneers have been made and shaped. The time it takes depends on the laboratory and the technology available to your dentist. You are supposed to go to the cosmetic dentists with an external laboratory for this job. During this appointment, you will have the dental veneers ready.
It is time to have your dental veneers permanently attached to your teeth. This may involve a second remodeling session, depending on how well the dental veneers fit. Once the tooth surface is ready, the dentist will fix the dental veneer using a permanent cement and a sealing substance to secure it.