Dental Veneers

dental veneers sunwest dentalOne of the most popular procedures for smile restoration is dental veneers. Veneers are thin covers made of porcelain or plastic that are cemented over the front of your teeth to change their color or shape. They’re especially useful in improving the appearance of your smile when your teeth have uneven surfaces or are chipped, oddly shaped, unevenly spaced or crooked. Patients with gaps between their front teeth or teeth that are chipped or worn may consider porcelain veneers. They’re also popular because the procedure often involves little or no anesthesia and they last longer and retain their color longer than bonding.

It typically takes a few appointments to get veneers. During the first visit, your teeth are lightly buffed to allow for the thickness of the veneer. After that, a mold is taken of your teeth from which the veneers will be made. Once the veneers have been fabricated, they are placed on your teeth to check their fit and color and adjusted as necessary. When the match is ideal, the tooth is cleansed with chemicals to prepare it for bonding. The veneer is then cemented in place and lasers are used to harden the cement.

After one or two weeks, you’ll return for a follow-up appointment to make sure the process of restoring your smile went well. Once they’re in place, your veneers will generally last five to ten years, and once you have them, you simply continue to brush and floss regularly and come in for your regular checkups.

If you’re interested in more information about restoring your smile, give us a call today!

SunWest Dental Centers has nine valley wide convenient locations in  Apache Junction, Biltmore, Buckeye, Chandler, Mesa, Prescott Valley, San Tan Valley, Sun City, and Tempe

Apache Junction

1601 W. Apache Trail, #2
Apache Junction, AZ 85120
(480) 982-4200
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Biltmore

4425 N 24th Street, Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85016
602-354-5800
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Buckeye

407 N. 4th Street
Buckeye, Arizona 85326
(623) 327-3206
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Chandler

2175 N. Alma School Road, #C108
Chandler, AZ 85224
(480) 782-6200
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Mesa

600 E. University Drive
Mesa, AZ 85203
(480) 610-5100
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Prescott Valley

8256 E. Hwy #69
Prescott Valley, AZ 86314
(928) 772-4433
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San Tan Valley

2510 E Hunt Hwy, Ste 28
San Tan Valley, AZ 85143
480-355-0761
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Sun City

13000 N. 103rd Avenue, #85
Sun City, AZ 85351
(623) 583-6666
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Tempe

7660 S McClintock Dr. Ste 101
Tempe, AZ 85284
(480) 831-8022
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