Austin Dentist Answers FAQs About Porcelain Veneers

Do you feel good about your smile? Recently, Wakefield Research conducted a study commissioned by the American Association of Orthodontists asking a similar question. The study revealed over a third of Americans are unhappy with their smile. Unfortunately, due to their hectic schedules, most people assume they don’t have time to improve the appearance of their smile. Thankfully, with porcelain veneers patients can transform their smile in as little as two visits. In today’s blog, your Austin dentist, Dr. Van Wicklen, explains how porcelain veneers can provide instant smile rejuvenation.


Frequently Asked Questions About Porcelain Veneers

Question: How do porcelain veneers work?

Answer: Veneers are thin shells of special dental porcelain that your Austin TX cosmetic dentist will place on your front teeth using a powerful bonding agent.

Question: What dental issues can porcelain veneers address?

Answer: Porcelain veneers can mask permanent teeth stains, correct the appearance of misalignment, close gaps between teeth, repair cracked or chipped teeth, reshape malformed or damaged teeth, and even lengthen worn down teeth.

Question: Will my veneers look natural?

Answer: Porcelain veneers are custom-made and shaded to blend seamlessly with your smile, providing strong and natural looking restoration.

Question: How long do porcelain veneers last?

Answer: With proper care, you veneers can provide decades of quality restoration. Simply care for your veneers as you would your natural teeth. Always brush your teeth twice a day and floss once. Rinse with an antibacterial mouthwash, as well. These steps help cleanse the mouth of harmful bacteria and stray food particles, protecting your teeth and your new restorations. Always attend routine checkups as well, this allows Dr. Van Wicklen to assess the state of your veneers.

Schedule a Visit with Your Austin TX Cosmetic Dentist

Porcelain veneers can address a number of common dental imperfections. For more information, contact your Austin TX cosmetic dentist today. Dr. Van Wicklen will decide if porcelain veneers are the best option for addressing your smile issues. You can schedule an appointment or a consultation with Dr. Van Wicklen by calling 512-448-3131. Located in the 78704 area, we proudly serve the cities of Austin, Round Rock, Pflugerville, Bastrop, Bee Cave, Cedar Park, and all surrounding communities.