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By Dr. David M. Gordon
August 21, 2019
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: Porcelain Veneers  

You don't have to be a celebrity or high profile individual in the public eye to want a whiter, straighter, generally more attractive smile. From veneerspersonal satisfaction and confidence to professional opportunities, studies have shown that the shape and color of your teeth can affect everything from how good you feel about yourself to how much money you make (sad but true). As one of our most prominent features, are smiles have become something of a status symbol in an image based society. The good news is that is has never been easier, faster, or more affordable to fix dental imperfections and invest in a smile that you'll love to show off. Dr. David Gordon, a dentist in Vallejo, CA, offers general and cosmetic dentistry services for healthy, beautiful smiles.

 

Invest in a Brand New Smile with Porcelain Veneers in Vallejo, CA

Porcelain veneers are bonded onto the surface of the tooth and molded to change the size and shape. Veneers are a good option for a number of common cosmetic imperfections:

  • Stains and discolorations
  • Mild to moderate chips and cracks
  • Fractures
  • Gaps and spacing

Maybe your teeth are perfectly healthy, but they're uneven or a different shape than you would like. Veneers can also be used for cosmetic upgrades to your existing smile.

 

How They Work

The first step is to schedule an appointment for a dental exam. If the dentist finds any problems like cavities or other oral health issues, they will have to be addressed first. The process itself is fairly straight forward. The dentist will take an impression of your teeth and send it to a lab where the veneers are designed. Veneers are made from a razor thin layer of porcelain, so they look and feel just like tooth enamel once in place. The dentist may need to remove a small layer of enamel to fit the veneer.

The process usually takes two dental appointments. With adequate care, veneers can last anywhere from five to ten years, but often much longer.

 

Find a Dentist in Vallejo, CA

You don't have to settle for a less than perfect smile. For more information about porcelain veneers and other cosmetic dentistry options available to you, contact our office today by calling (707) 557-2200 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Gordon today.



General Dentistry in Vallejo
David Gordon D.D.S.
23 Rotary Way
Vallejo, CA 94591
(707) 557-2200

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