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5 Ways Veneers Can Improve Your Smile

It’s hard to feel like smiling when your teeth are less than perfect. The team at Temecula Ridge Dentistry, lead by Therese Murphy, DDS, can get you smiling in no time thanks to the magic of veneers. 

Veneers are a versatile cosmetic treatment that corrects a wide range of dental imperfections by concealing them with thin, custom-made porcelain or resin shell. Veneers have a natural look and a comfortable fit because we remove a tiny amount of your teeth’s surface before bonding them in place. This step guarantees that you won’t have any added bulk in the area and will hardly notice your new veneers. 

We also love veneers because they’re an incredibly flexible solution for fixing dental flaws. They come in numerous shades of white, which allows us to match your existing teeth or brighten up your whole smile with a lighter option. You can get one veneer to fix a single tooth, or you can have a smile makeover and address multiple teeth at once. And it only takes a few appointments for us to completely and painlessly transform your smile with veneers.

Here are some of the most common smile flaws we fix with veneers: 

1. Discoloration and staining

Everyone wants to have a healthy and bright, white smile. But several issues -- including aging and root canals -- can lead to dull, yellowed, or stained teeth. Unfortunately, professional whitening can’t fix these types of problems. Getting veneers, however, whitens and brightens your smile instantly by covering up the discoloration.

2. Gaps, uneven, or misaligned teeth

You don’t have to wait for years or suffer through the embarrassment of braces to fix alignment issues or spaces between your teeth. With custom-made veneers, we can hide gaps or unevenly shaped teeth to create the smile you’ve been dreaming of.

3. Chips, cracks, or breaks

Damaged teeth do more than ruin your smile; they also endanger your oral health. Using a strong veneer shell to cover these areas not only restores your tooth’s appearance, but they also protect it from future decay.

4. A gummy smile

Sometimes you can feel like the problem with your smile has more to do with your gums, and veneers can fix that too. If you have a smile that shows more gum than tooth, we can make veneers that lengthen your teeth to create a more proportioned look.

5. Damaged enamel

Your teeth have a protective coat of enamel that’s incredibly strong, but it can still deteriorate. When this happens, it leaves your teeth vulnerable to damage or decay. If you’ve lost enamel from stomach acid, highly acidic drinks or food, or abrasive brushing, we can add extra protection with veneers to help avoid dental issues from developing in the future.

To see how dental veneers can easily improve your smile flaws, call Dr. Murphy at (951) 324-4699, or request an appointment online.



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