There’s no reason to put up with gaps in your teeth or with teeth that are stained, discolored, badly shaped, chipped, or crooked.  Dr. Charles Peter in Clearwater, Florida can help you achieve that beautiful smile you’ve been waiting for.  Today, a veneer or veneers placed on top of your teeth can correct nature’s mistake or the results of an injury and help you have a beautiful smile. Veneers are a highly popular solution among dental patients because of their life-like tooth appearance.

VeneersLabVeneers are thin, custom-made shells crafted of tooth-colored materials (such as porcelain) designed to cover the front side of your teeth. To prepare for veneers, your doctor will create a unique model of your teeth. This model is sent to the dental technician to create your veneers. Before placing your new veneer, your doctor will remove a small amount of your tooth to make room for the veneer.

When placed, you’ll be pleased to see that veneers look like your natural teeth and even resist staining. VeneersPostThough veneers are stain resistant, your doctor may recommend that you cut down on coffee, tea, red wine, and tobacco to maintain the beauty of your veneer.

One brand name of veneers which has received a lot of publicity is Lumineers®.  This specific brand is also available with Dr. Peter.

Lumineers® can be made as thin as a contact lens, and their application requires little to no tooth reduction, and sometimes no anesthetic is necessary. Lumineers® are bonded to your teeth and set in place with a curing light. Because the process is less invasive than with traditional veneers, Lumineers® patients find that they immediately enjoy their new smiles without any post-procedure discomfort or sensitivity.

Cerinate®, the company that makes Lumineers®, offers a five-year warranty on its veneers, and their clinical trials show that Lumineers® can last up to 20 years.

Take control of your smile — ask us whether Lumineers® are a good choice for you.

If you have any questions about veneers or Lumineers® please contact our office for more information.  We look forward to helping you improve your smile.