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Veneers: They're an Easy Solution to More Smile Flaws Than You Realize

More than half of Americans are unhappy with their smile. So if you’re always showing a closed-lip smile, you’re not alone.

The good news is that there’s one procedure that can help you fall in love with your smile without forcing you to go through a lengthy and painful recovery period: veneers.

Our team at Simple Smiles in Johnson City, Tennessee, uses veneers to fix a wide variety of dental issues. Read on to learn why veneers are such a popular choice for smile makeovers. 

Veneers: a single solution to a long list of problems 

Veneers are thin porcelain shells that are colored to match your teeth. They’re bonded to the front of your teeth to improve their shape, shade, or size. 

Here are some of the cosmetic issues that veneers can cover up:

A big advantage of veneers is how customizable they are. You can choose the size and shade of your veneers. And because veneers are made from porcelain, they have the same shine and reflect light the same way as your natural teeth. 

A flawless smile with only three appointments

Getting a perfect smile is a lot easier than you may think, as you only need three office visits for our experts at Simple Smiles to put your veneers in place. 

During your first visit, our experts take an impression of your teeth, which they use to create your temporary veneers. 

When you visit the second time, our experts prepare the surface of your teeth for the application of the veneers by removing a thin layer of your enamel to make room for the porcelain shell. At this time, a second impression may be necessary, and you receive a temporary set of veneers.

Once the dental laboratory finishes your permanent veneers, Simple Smiles calls you over to the office for your last appointment to have them bonded to your teeth. Even after this procedure, you can still ask our experts to change the size or shape of your veneers until you’re happy with the appearance of your smile.

Long-lasting results 

If you brush and floss regularly, you can enjoy your veneers for many years to come, especially since porcelain has stain-resistant properties. Professional cleanings can also prolong the lifespan of your veneers.

Veneers are sturdy, but in order to maximize their lifespan, avoid chewing on the following:

Although veneers are an easy solution to many cosmetic issues, we also offer other treatments to fix your smile. If you want to determine which procedure is the best fit for your budget and goals, contact us to schedule an appointment and receive expert advice.

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