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What are Porcelain Veneers

Veneers are thin pieces of porcelain bonded to the tooth. Designed to recreate the natural look of teeth.

How long do VENEERS LAST?

Average
Some Cases
5 years
12 years
20+ years

Results will vary by patient

PROS

Strong, resilient and compatible with natural tooth enamel.

CONS

Placement is a techique sensitive. Additionally, cosmetic results vary widely based on skill level of the dentist and the ceramist.

1-3 WEEKS

That it can take to have our Master Ceramists create the veneers

How much do VENEERS COST?

$1200
$2000

per veneer depending on the material used, complexity of case and treatment plan

< 1 mm

Less than 1 mm
of original tooth enamel is
removed for veneer

Do veneers Stain?

BEST FOR

Fractured teeth, gaps between teeth, and to correct minor bit-related problems. Can also be used for discolored teeth that do not respond to whitening procedures

MAINTENANCE

Brush and floss regulary. Avoid abrasive toothpaste, and visit Floss for checkup

HOW DO VENEERS STAY PUT?

Bonding is used to cement a percelain veneer to a tooth making one impervious unit.

Do Veneers chip or break?

Yes, if under excessive force, so avoid using teeth as tools for biting nails or opening packages. Chjewing regular foods are not a problem.

This is an actual veneer case by

Traditional vs. “no-prep” veneers

The goal of consercative cosmetic dentistry is to remove as little tooth structure as possible while still obtaining the cosmetic goal. The amount of tooth reducation depends on:

  • Existing condition of the teeth
  • Position of the teeth
  • Desired cosmetic result

floss takes a genuinely unique approach to dentistry.

We believe that most people make the best decisions when given all the facts. We meticulously present all the facts in a clear, understandable, and visual manner and allow the client to determine how to proceed with treatment most appropriate to them. There is no rush and no push.

The result is a high level of client knowledge and satisfaction.

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