Many of us have little smile flaws that leave us feeling cold about the one feature that should always make us feel good. Today’s cosmetic dental advances allow us to bleach stains, repair chips, and straighten teeth with a few procedures, but not everyone has the time or desire to complete a full smile makeover. Our Los Angeles Lumineers expert may be able to offer you an alternative.
Lumineers are a thin tooth-shaped restoration that are no thicker than a contact lens and are designed to fit over the front of teeth. They are a type of no-prep dental veneer that can be placed in as few as two visits to our expert in Lumineers in Los Angeles. Because they are made of strong, durable Cerinate porcelain, they can be bonded directly over your own teeth, which means that there is no need for grinding, buffing, or reshaping.
Lumineers Los Angeles
You may be a candidate for Lumineers if you:
• Have stained teeth
• Have chips, fractures, or worn enamel
• Have gapped or misaligned teeth
• Have other minor to moderate cosmetic flaws
• Have good dental health
Our Los Angeles Lumineers expert will begin by evaluating your smile. If you have any untreated decay or gum disease, they will need to be addressed before you can continue with cosmetic treatments. We will then design your smile. During this part of the process, we work closely with you to create a smile that is flattering to your unique features and that enhances your overall appearance. We can change the size, shape, and color of each tooth for a bright, beautiful look.
Once your smile is designed, the specifications will be sent to the Lumineers lab, which will mill your new Lumineers and send them back to us. Our expert in Lumineers in Los Angeles will usually not need to adjust your dental enamel at all, but we will need to apply an etching liquid to roughen the surface of your teeth and a conditioning liquid to prime your teeth. The Lumineers will be bonded securely using a dental cement and special light, which cures the cement. Give us a call today to learn more about Lumineers or to schedule an appointment with our cosmetic dentist in Los Angeles.