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Using porcelain veneers to fix crooked teeth at Louisville, CO area dental practice

Veneers to Fix Crooked Teeth in Louisville CO Area

Porcelain veneers are restorations available in cosmetic dentistry that are nothing short of amazing! These thin shells of ceramic are used to cover natural teeth and disguise imperfections that may be impacting the overall appearance of the smile. Many patients who visit with Dr. Tracey R. Hughes of Louisville, CO may want to find out if they are a good candidate for porcelain veneers. Veneers are used to fix a wide variety of dental concerns, including:

  • Crooked teeth
  • Short or unusually shaped teeth
  • Gapped teeth
  • Chipped or cracked teeth
  • Permanently stained teeth
  • Misaligned teeth

Fixing teeth with porcelain veneers is a fast and effective way to disguise a problem that may cause patients to feel self-conscious about how they look. At Boulder Valley Dental Center, Louisville, CO area patients have access to veneers and other cosmetic treatments that can be used to address aesthetic issues quickly and easily.

What is a porcelain veneer?

Knowing what a porcelain veneer is and how it works is the first step in discussing treatment with your dentist. Veneers, sometimes known as dental veneers, are best for covering problems in the teeth near the front of the smile, or the “anterior teeth.” These teeth may have an imperfection that can be disguised with the placement of a thin porcelain shell. To place a porcelain veneer, patients will have to have a thin layer of enamel removed from the front of the tooth to ensure the veneer doesn’t add unwanted bulk. Patients can expect their porcelain veneers to last ten years or longer with proper care and attention with routine dental examinations.

Why choose porcelain veneers?

Why Choose Porcelain Veneers in Louisville CO Area

Porcelain veneers are highly desirable for a variety of reasons. Porcelain veneers:

  • Provide complete coverage of imperfect teeth
  • Can be prepared and placed within a few weeks
  • Are long-lasting and more permanent than composite resin bonding
  • Offer an affordable solution to enhancing the smile
  • Are created to match the patient’s existing teeth for seamless integration
  • Are strong and durable

Patients must understand that the teeth still need care even after the placement of the porcelain veneer. The natural tooth structure remains underneath and is exposed on the backside. This still makes the tooth susceptible to problems such as periodontal disease or tooth decay. With routine evaluations, patients can catch any signs of an issue early enough to successfully intervene and reduce any further damage to the tooth or smile if left untreated. Our practice also educates patients on how to protect their veneers and helps them last longer. This includes proper brushing and flossing, and mouthguards for patients who have conditions like bruxism that cause clenching and grinding of the teeth. This can cause breakage or veneer loss if not managed appropriately. Speak to your dentist to find out if porcelain veneers are right for you.

Request a consultation visit with Dr. Tracey R. Hughes today

The team of Boulder Valley Dental Center in Louisville, CO is here to help patients with a wide range of cosmetic imperfections that may impact the appearance of their smile. If you have crooked teeth that you are interested in fixing with porcelain veneers, we encourage you to call our office at 303-732-5388 to learn more with an appointment. Our practice is conveniently located in Suite 120 at 1805 Highway 42.

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Dr. Tracey Hughes is a highly sought-after and leading Louisville dentist. At the Boulder Valley Dental Center, Dr. Hughes welcomes her patients as ‘guests.’ She is constantly committed to advancing her skills and knowledge through continuing education initiatives. Having received her B.Sc. in Chemistry and Biology from Buena Vista University in Iowa, she proceeded to obtain her Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 1998 from the University Of Iowa College Of Dentistry. Over the years Dr. Hughes has committed several hours of learning to refine her knowledge and to ensure that she provides her patients with modern dental services. She is only one of less than 1,000 dentists who have earned a Fellowship in Advanced Physiologic Based Dentistry at the prestigious Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Technologies (LVI Global). Whether it is general dentistry or cosmetic dentistry or even sleep apnea, reach out to Dr. Hughes today!