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How Are Porcelain Veneers Placed?

How are Porcelain Veneers Placed?

If you are looking to straighten, cover up, whiten, or reshape your teeth, porcelain veneers offer a cosmetic dental solution for enhancing your smile to look just how you want. Porcelain veneers are thin pieces of tooth-like porcelain that are bonded to the front surface of your teeth. The procedure generally takes a few visits to ensure the most accurate placement. You can expect to experience the general steps outlined below:

 

1. Initial Consultation: At an initial consultation, Brentwood cosmetic dentist Dr. Dennis Wells will assess your teeth and discuss your goals for your smile.

 

2. Tooth Preparation: In order to compensate for the added thickness of porcelain veneers, Dr. Dennis Wells will prepare your teeth by reducing and preparing them beforehand. If you qualify for DURAthin veneers, no tooth reduction or preparation is necessary since the DURAthin veneers are so thin they can bond directly to the natural tooth surface.

 

3. Temporary Veneers: After your teeth have been prepared, Brentwood cosmetic dentist Dr. Wells will give you temporary veneers to wear while your permanent porcelain veneers are being designed and made.

 

4. Bonding: Images and molds of your teeth are sent to our highly skilled ceramist who carefully crafts your permanent porcelain veneers to fit your smile. Once your porcelain veneers are complete, Dr. Dennis Wells will bond them to the front surface of your teeth. If you choose DURAthin prepless veneers, no drilling is necessary!

 

5. Perfect Fit: After your porcelain veneers are bonded to your teeth, Dr. Dennis Wells will check to make sure your bite, color shading, and tooth shape all contribute to an aesthetically pleasing smile.

 

To learn more about the dental veneers procedure, call the Nashville Center for Aesthetic Dentistry at (615) 866-5151 to schedule an initial consultation with Brentwood cosmetic dentist Dr. Dennis Wells. Or visit our website at http://www.drdenniswells.com/index.php.

 

 

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Dr. Wells has been an accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry since 1994, and serves on the review board as an examiner for other dentists seeking their cosmetic dentistry accreditation.

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Award Winning Dentistry award for cosmetic dentistry in Nashville Tennessee and Brentwood
  • 2008 AACD Outstanding Scientific Advancement in Cosmetic Dentistry Award
  • Selected as one of the Top Dentists in America - 2005 and 2010
  • 2001 AACD Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Art and Science of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • 2005 Entrepreneur Award
  • Crown Council Best Dentist to Work For - 2008
Nashville Center for Aesthetic Dentistry
Dennis J. Wells, DDS
Daniel K. Weese, DMD

At the Nashville Center for Aesthetic Dentistry, we help patients achieve beautiful smiles with cosmetic dentistry! Call today to meet with Dr. Wells and get started on your journey to the smile you've always wanted here in Brentwood Tennessee! Nashville Center for Aesthetic Dentistry - Dennis J. Wells, DDS
105 Powell Ct Ste 101
Brentwood, TN 37027
Call: 615-371-8878615-866-5151
info@drdenniswells.com
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