Why Brentwood, CA patients may consider placing porcelain veneers on teeth
By Dr. Jamil Alkhoury
When patients have imperfections on the teeth near the front of the smile, they may be self-conscious about their appearance. They might hide their teeth from others when they talk or laugh, afraid friends and family may think negatively about the way they look. However, with veneers, Brentwood, CA area patients can once again smile and laugh without hesitation!
What are porcelain veneers?
Porcelain veneers are facings custom-made to bond over the front of teeth to change their appearance. These restorations are commonly used for patients who have problems with their anterior teeth which may include:
When patients are considering the placement of veneers, they start with a consultation appointment with Drs. Jamil Alkhoury and Diana Belli.
Who is a candidate for veneers?
Most patients with a healthy mouth can use veneers. Veneers do require the removal of a thin portion of enamel from the front of the teeth before impressions are made. This is done to avoid added bulk that could be caused by the placement of the veneers. Patients who are interested in veneers will need a full evaluation.
How long do veneers take to place?
The entire process, from preparation to bonding, can take about two weeks. Faster alternatives may include the placement of composite resin bonding instead.
Interested in rejuvenating your smile?
Veneers may be right for you! Connect with the team of Brentwood Family Dental to make an appointment and discuss the possibility of using veneers to enhance your appearance. Drs. Jamil Alkhoury and Diana Belli provide this and many other cosmetic dentistry procedures used for making the smile look its absolute best! Call 925-344-5296 and visit the practice at 4411 Balfour Road, Suite C, Brentwood, CA. The practice is always accepting new patients and families for comprehensive dental care!
Last Updated - August 2017
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