Porcelain Veneers Mount Dora FL

Mount Dora cosmetic dentist John Murrell, DMD uses porcelain veneers for patients who want to improve the appearance of their teeth, making them straighter, whiter and more symmetrical.

What is a dental veneer?

Think of a dental veneer like a covering for teeth. Dental veneers can be made from a range of materials including porcelain, metal or composite resin. Dr. Murrell offers both porcelain veneers and resin tooth veneers. Resin dental veneers are applied directly to the teeth using a tooth bonding procedure.

How Porcelain Veneers Are Used

A porcelain veneer is a thin, shell like restoration bonded to the front and sides of teeth. The material used is translucent and reflects the light in the same fashion as natural tooth enamel. Porcelain veneers can change the size, color, shape, or length of teeth.

Porcelain veneers are popular in cosmetic dentistry because they correct a number of aesthetic and functional issues, including:

  • Spaces between teeth
  • Crooked teeth
  • Chipped, broken or cracked teeth
  • Stained or discolored teeth

About Porcelain Veneers Procedure

Prior to a porcelain veneer procedure, you will meet with Dr. Murrell for a comprehensive consultation and examination. The dentist will use this opportunity to determine if porcelain veneers are right for you. Often times, cosmetic dental concerns are caused by underlying health or functional problems. The dentist will address any problems during treatment to ensure the best possible outcome.

Preparing the teeth for porcelain veneers may require the dentist to remove a tiny layer of tooth enamel. This creates space in the mouth for the tooth veneer, and also ensures a stable foundation.

In some cases, Dr. Murrell will place a temporary dental veneer to protect the tooth while the permanent porcelain veneer is being created.

When the permanent dental veneers arrive from the dental laboratory, Dr. Murrell will remove the temporary restorations and try on the new ones for fit, shape, and color. Any minor adjustments will be made and then the porcelain veneers will be permanently bonded to the teeth.

Schedule a Consultation

To find out if porcelain veneers are right for you, call Dr. Murrell for an exam and consult. The dentist personally meet with you to review treatment options and reach a solution that is best for you. Call 352.462.1650 or schedule an appointment online.