Lumineers and Porcelain Veneers
Lumineers and porcelain veneers are cosmetic procedures that help improve the aesthetic look of your smile by hiding dental flaws – leaving you with a beautiful, flawless smile. Although they both provide the same function, they differ in how the process is completed as well as how much coverage they provide. Consulting with your Corona dentist is an important step in choosing the right veneer option for your smile.
Which is Best for My Smile?
Veneers: During this procedure, our cosmetic dentist prepares the tooth by buffing down dental enamel. Removing a portion of the tooth enamel helps avoid a bulky or large appearance in the final result. While reshaping teeth does weaken them, porcelain veneers protect the weakened tooth and improves the uniformity of your smile.
Lumineers: This prep-less version of veneers is best for patients with thin teeth as the veneers can be directly applied. However, Lumineers are much thinner than their traditional porcelain counterpart. As a result, patients with deeply stained teeth may not find the coverage they’re looking for with Lumineers.
The Benefits of Dental Veneers
While there are some serious differences between these treatments, both offer significant advantages to patients looking to cosmetically enhance their smile. These benefits include:
- Improve appearance of crooked or misaligned teeth
- Whiter and brighter smiles
- Improved appearance of cracked or chipped teeth
- Cover gaps between teeth
- Natural appearance
- Formed from thin layer of porcelain
- Durable, strong, and easy to maintain
- Custom made to blend naturally with smile
What to Expect with Dental Veneers
It’s important to note that both procedures are different and their success varies based on the patient’s smile and need.
Talking to Dr. Nguyen about both treatment options will not only set your mind at ease but will help you choose the right treatment for you. Knowing what to expect from a procedure before making a choice is also important and should be discussed with your dentist. It will allow you to be better prepared and ensure a speedy recovery.
Visit Us At Sycamore Creek Dental
If you’re interested in investing in either Lumineers or porcelain veneers, contact Dr. Nguyen at Sycamore Creek Dental in Corona! Dr. Nguyen and his dedicated staff will work with you in order to ensure that you get the personalized treatment you deserve. Our goal is to help restore your smile and give you the confidence you’ve always dreamed about. Say goodbye to your dental health problems and seek professional help. We’re here to help you restore your oral health. Call us today to get started!