You’ve probably heard of veneers. Maybe you’re thinking of getting them.
So many people are getting porcelain veneers these days.
Why is that?
Porcelain has some incredible qualities that make this type of veneer stand out from the rest.
They’re radiant and durable… But here’s the million-dollar question:
Are porcelain veneers stain-resistant?
In this blog, we’ll answer that for you and explain what makes porcelain veneers so special.
Porcelain veneers are made from extremely thin shells of porcelain material.
The shells are permanently bonded to the front surface of your prepared tooth, providing a layer of protection similar to enamel.
They’re custom-made to perfectly fit on your teeth and improve your smile’s appearance.
Porcelain veneers can give you the smile of your dreams.
They have the power to conceal any dental imperfections.
The porcelain design provides a gorgeous life-like look that’ll blend in with your natural teeth.
You’ll never hesitate to show off your smile again!
And good news:
Porcelain veneers are low-maintenance.
Porcelain veneers don’t stain easily.
Porcelain is a naturally non-porous material.
A protective glaze is applied to porcelain veneers, which gives them that natural appearance.
It prevents the veneers from absorbing stains!
However, your natural teeth behind the veneers can still stain as they normally would.
To maximize the lifespan of your veneers, you’ll want to limit your consumption of highly pigmented foods and drinks such as:
This is because the veneers could start to show discoloration over time.
But maintaining porcelain veneers is relatively simple.
Porcelain veneers are extremely durable, although they can still get damaged. So you’ll want to be careful.
You should floss daily, brush gently at least twice a day, and visit your dentist regularly.
Your dentist may suggest a type of toothpaste to use, as some varieties are abrasive.
To avoid damaging your veneers, you may also want to avoid:
They’re a long-term solution that completely transforms your smile.
Porcelain veneers will give you an extra boost of confidence to speak, smile, laugh, meet people, go for job interviews, and take photos!
Your NW Calgary dental team is happy to help!
Book a consultation to see if porcelain veneers are right for you.
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