Veneers – Pewaukee, WI
An All-In-One Solution for a Beautiful Smile
Do you have chips or cracks on your teeth? Do stubborn stains and slightly crooked teeth make you feel insecure? If so, you are not alone. In fact, a whopping 33% of Americans are unhappy with their smile! Fortunately, veneers in Pewaukee are an all-in-one solution designed to address multiple cosmetic concerns in a single treatment. Plus, with proper care, you’ll be able to enjoy your new and improved smile for 20+ years! To schedule an initial consultation with our experienced cosmetic dentist, contact our office today.
Why Choose Ostrand Family Dentistry For Veneers
- The Latest Dental Technology
- Concierge-Level Care
- One-on-One Attention from an Experienced Dentist
What Are Veneers?
Veneers are thin, durable, custom-made shells crafted from dental porcelain. This non-porous material is designed to fit over the visible portion of the tooth to address everything from minor chips and gaps to severe discoloration. Plus, the non-porous material is exceptionally resilient and stain-resistant, which allows it to withstand daily chewing and prevent tannin-rich beverages, like coffee, from discoloring your teeth. In as little as three appointments, this popular cosmetic treatment can completely transform your smile!
An Overview of the Veneers Procedure
Thanks to innovations in dentistry and technology, getting veneers is pain-free and straightforward. At your initial appointment, Dr. Ostrand will conduct an exam to ensure you are a good candidate for veneers. Once this step is complete, she will speak with you in-depth about the concerns you would like to address and what your smile goals look like. Next, your teeth will be prepped by removing a small amount of enamel, which will allow the porcelain to look seamless and natural. Temporary veneers will be used while the permanent ones are crafted in the lab from an impression of your teeth. Lastly, your permanent set will arrive, and we will make sure that each veneer is placed and polished to perfection!
Benefits of Perfecting Your Smile with Veneers
When it comes to improving your smile, there are a multitude of treatment options to choose from. However, veneers are unique because:
- They can repair one, a few, or an entire arch of teeth.
- Porcelain is gentle on gum tissue.
- They are made from high-quality, stain-resistant material.
- They are custom-made to blend in seamlessly with surrounding teeth.
If you’re unhappy with your smile, veneers in Pewaukee can give you the dazzling results you desire. Although you’re excited to transform your teeth, we know you still have a few concerns before you’re ready to commit to the procedure. Don’t worry, we’ll explain everything during your consultation. While you wait for your appointment, here are the answers to a few of the most common questions patients ask us about veneers.
Am I a candidate for veneers?
Veneers are a preferred cosmetic treatment because they are versatile. They can be used to correct several issues at once, resolving the need for multiple procedures. Generally, if your underlying teeth are healthy and you don’t have significant alignment issues, you can use veneers to correct:
- Dark tooth discoloration or stains
- Chipped, cracked, or abnormally shaped teeth
- A gummy smile
- Close gaps between teeth
How many veneers will I need?
A veneer can be bonded to a single tooth; however, your cosmetic dentist in Pewaukee often recommends placing them on the front 2, 4, or 8 teeth. It will create more seamless results between your veneers and your enamel to create natural-looking results. There isn’t any way to determine how many veneers you’ll need without first performing your consultation.
How much do veneers cost?
There isn’t a set price tag for veneers because their cost is based on several factors, such as the material used and the number of teeth you’re treating. We’ll provide you with a custom estimate during your initial consultation and discuss your payment options. Our office accepts a variety of payment methods, including third-party financing. We’ll help you find the solutions you need to enhance your teeth without draining your wallet.
Can I use my dental insurance to pay for veneers?
Every policy is unique, but many dental insurance plans won’t cover veneers because they are elective. There are some rare exceptions when your policy can be used to help offset the cost. When applicable, we’ll work on your behalf with your insurance company to file the necessary claim forms, so you have one less thing to worry about.
How long do veneers last?
Veneers are thinner than ever, but they are still durable. On average, they need to be replaced every 10 years; however, it’s not uncommon for them to last for decades with the right aftercare. You can ensure your new smile lasts for years by keeping a few tips in mind:
- Use a soft-bristled toothbrush and nonabrasive toothpaste to clean your teeth at least twice a day.
- Clean all surfaces of your teeth for at least 2 minutes each session.
- Use high-quality dental floss to clean between each tooth daily.
- Wear an athletic mouthguard if you play sports.
- Don’t use your teeth as tools, such as to open packages.
- Don’t chew on inedible objects, like your fingernails or pens.
- Visit your dentist at least twice a year for a cleaning and checkup.
If a veneer breaks or falls off, we can easily replace it to restore your beautiful smile.