Dental Veneers Need Minimal Maintenance

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Cosmetic dentistry encompasses a wide range of applications intended to improve the appearance of your teeth and smile. This can have a significant bearing on your self-image and you sense of self-confidence in several of life’s common social settings.

In many cases where a smile has been marred by significant dental stains, discolored tooth enamel, or minor physical defects in the tooth enamel, Dr. Samuel Lambrecht will recommend installing dental veneers. This cosmetic dental solution will essentially replace the faces of your teeth with lustrous white dental grade porcelain.

Once your smile has been cosmetically restored, there are a few simple daily habits that you can adopt to help preserve your dental veneers. This includes maintaining a consistent daily oral hygiene regimen of brushing your teeth each morning and night, as well as remembering to thoroughly floss your teeth at least once each day.

You should also note that the porcelain material on the biting edge of each dental veneer might not have the same strength as natural tooth enamel. To prevent a minor chip on a cosmetically restored front tooth, you might want to get in the habit of cutting hard foods into small pieces. You can then place them in your mouth before chewing.

If you live in the Orangeburg, South Carolina, area and you are unhappy with the appearance of your smile, you should call 803-534-1020 to schedule a cosmetic dental consultation at Orangeburg Dental Associates’s dental offices.