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The Process of Creating Porcelain Veneers: 3 Steps to a Smile You Can't Wait to Show Off

Up Close Shot of Smile | Veneers in Orlando FL

Even if everything else in your life is sailing along just fine, esthetic dental flaws can make you feel self-conscious. You want to smile confidently around friends and co-workers, but it’s difficult when you’re convinced that all anyone’s noticing about you is a less than perfect smile.

Dental flaws come in all shapes and sizes; you may have a chipped tooth or uneven gaps and spaces between teeth. One thing all these issues have in common, though, is that they can easily be addressed with porcelain veneers.

What Veneers Can Do for Your Smile

A veneer is a tooth-shaped shell of porcelain that is affixed to the front of a tooth to create ...

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No Prep Veneers

Veneers Before & Afters | Orlando FL Dentist

“No prep veneers” or “minimal prep veneers” are just as the name refers- a veneer fabricated without any or little alteration to the tooth structure.  This ultra-conservative solution can be used to close spaces, change the shape and color, lengthen the edges, and even out alignment. While Dr. Michaelson has always been conservative with altering tooth structure the materials available today can be made thinner and are just as durable as the thicker version of the past.

The No-Prep Veneer Process

“No prep veneers” are custom crafted in a dental lab just like traditional veneers and are bonded to the front facings of the teeth.  Since little to no tooth alteration has ...

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Caring for Veneers

Example of Veneers | Dentist in Orlando FL

Veneers are one of the most versatile cosmetic options when it comes to restoring your teeth. They can correct shape, color, size, and alignment of teeth. One important factor about veneers is that once bonded to your natural teeth they are very strong. Veneers are cared for just like natural teeth. Flossing and brushing twice daily will ensure their longevity, as will having your routine check-ups and cleanings at our office.

Common Sense:

Chewing on hard plastic or ice can damage or chip your natural teeth and the same can happen to veneers. Avoiding things like hard candy will also increase the lifetime of your veneers.

Maintaining Regular Hygiene Checkups:

Veneers can collect plaque ...

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Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain Veneers Blog Post | Alafaya Center for Cosmetic & Family Dentistry


Porcelain Veneers-Laminates

If you have discolored and stained, chipped, cracked, slightly misaligned teeth, or have metal fillings, you may want to consider porcelain veneers. To see what your smile would look like with veneers, we recommend you review our extensive before and after gallery.  We customize each smile to each person. There are many things we talk to you about and discuss to make the perfect smile for you.

What are Porcelain Veneers?

A porcelain veneer is a thin ceramic shell that  is custom crafted under magnification in a dental laboratory. While your new veneers are being fabricated you will wear a natural looking temporary that will resemble your ...

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