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Veneers Can Give You Back Your Smile!

Posted on February 26th, 2016

VeneersHaving a great smile is a privilege that everyone in Houston should enjoy. The confidence that comes from having genuine pride in your pearly whites is irreplaceable. However, many of us struggle with imperfections in our teeth. Broken, chipped, cracked, stained, and crooked teeth can really put a damper on your smile. At Dassani Dentistry, we know how much a healthy, happy smile means to Houston residents, so we’d like to talk about how Dr. Dassani can help get you the smile you deserve with veneers.

What are Veneers?

Veneers are thin layers of composite, or dental porcelain that are placed over the surface of a tooth to correct cosmetic and functional issues. Invented in 1928 by Charles Pincus, veneers were originally intended to give movie stars perfect teeth for the silver screen. Back then, they were only temporary due to a lack of competent adhesive, but modern dental medicine has advanced to the point that veneers can last for up to 30 years, and are nearly identical to natural teeth in form and function.

What Can Veneers Fix?

Veneers are a good option for a number of different cosmetic and functional dental issues. Although veneers cannot replace lost teeth, they provide an excellent solution for many Houston residents. Here are the most common conditions that benefit from veneers:

  • Broken teeth
  • Chipped teeth
  • Cracked teeth
  • Mildly crooked teeth
  • Small gaps between teeth
  • Discolored teeth
  • Undesirably large or small teeth

How Do Veneers Work?

Before deciding if veneers are right for you, it is best to visit Dassani Dentistry for a consultation and discussion with Dr. Dassani. If veneers can accomplish your cosmetic and functional goals, Dr. Dassani will take a mold of the tooth/teeth to be fitted and send it to an expert technician in a dental laboratory, who will craft the perfect veneers to match your existing teeth. Once Dr. Dassani has prepared your teeth for fitting, she will place your new veneers, taking your smile to the next level. Although veneers are stain-resistant, Dr. Dassani may recommend avoiding coffee, tea, red wine, and tobacco.

Give us a call today to find out how veneers can give you the smile you’ve always wanted!

Sources

http://www.aacd.com/veneers

http://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/az-topics/v/veneers

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Veneer_(dentistry)

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About Meghna Dassani, DMD

Dr. Meghna Dassani received her initial dental training from the University of Mumbai, India, where she graduated in 1996 as Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS). After working as an associate for one year, she established her own practice in Mumbai, India. She successfully operated this practice for six years prior to moving to the US. When Dr. Meghna Dassani is not in the office she is at home being a mommy to her 2 beautiful girls and enjoying time relaxing with her husband. Since opening her own practice in 2011 she doesn’t have a lot of free time but when the time allows she enjoys traveling, reading, gardening, cooking, visiting with friends and family and of course SHOPPING with a Starbucks in her hand!

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