By River Forest Dental Studio
January 13, 2017
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: cosmetic dentistry   veneers  

Smiling can feel like a chore when you have less-than-perfect teeth. The shape, the color or the alignment - or maybe all of the above - veneersmight be something you wish you could repair with a wave of a magic wand. While it's not quite that simple, porcelain veneers from Dr. Gina Piccioni and Dr. John Hartmann at River Forest Dental Studio in River Forest, Illinois, can give you the smile you've always wanted in one amazing restoration. If you're wondering if porcelain veneers are the cosmetic dental solution for you, you've come to the right place!

What can veneers do for me?

Veneers from your River Forest dentists can fix a number of cosmetic dental flaws all at once. For example, you may have a chip on the front teeth and/or the rest of your teeth are resistant to regular whitening techniques. Veneers, which are custom-fitted over the top of each natural tooth, fix both of these problems, giving you a perfectly-shaped and brightened smile. Veneers also smooth over imperfections like overlaps, gaps and misshapen teeth. Very few people have perfect natural teeth; most of us have one or two problem areas that we'd like to fix. That ability to repair any and all cosmetic flaws is what makes porcelain veneers universally helpful!

Who should not get veneers?

If you're not entirely committed to veneers, you may want to consider another cosmetic dental treatment from your River Forest dentists. That's because a very thin portion of the enamel on your natural teeth needs to be removed before veneers can be placed; this ensures that the porcelain will fit flush against your gums to give the prosthetics a natural appearance. This also means that veneers are a permanent restoration, as removing them would leave your altered teeth vulnerable to sensitivity and decay. Veneers may also not be the ideal solution for patients who are starting with weakened enamel. And although veneers are extremely versatile, they cannot replace missing teeth.

Ready to learn more about veneers? We're ready to meet with you! Contact River Forest Dental Studio in River Forest, Illinois, to schedule a consultation with one of our skilled cosmetic dentists today!


Gina Piccioni, D.M.D. and John G. Hartmann, D.D.S.

River Forest, IL Dentist

River Forest Dental Studio