Direct Composite Veneers: Smile Like a Star in Just One Visit

We often see people with perfectly aligned teeth, especially actors and actresses. If you’ve ever wondered how to get that same perfect smile, then you might want to look into direct composite veneers.

Also known as direct bonding, direct veneers involve applying tooth-colored composite resin on the tooth’s surface to change the color or the shape of it in order to create a more beautiful smile. This can be done on a single tooth or on multiple teeth as needed.

Unlike indirect veneers, direct veneers are less invasive and much more affordable. Also, although they aren’t as strong as indirect veneers, they can be easily repaired if needed.

Some instances in which you might want to consider these veneers are if you want to close a space between your teeth, if you have cracked or chipped teeth, if you want to improve the appearance of discolored teeth, if you want to change the shape of a tooth, or if you want to make your teeth longer.

The process begins with a consultation to find out if you are a good candidate for the procedure. Your dentist will then use a shade guide to help you determine which shade would suit your teeth best. If you want super white teeth, you can ask for the bleach white color.

Before you start with dental bonding, you will need a bit of advanced preparation. While it usually isn’t necessary to have anesthesia, you may need it if you are ultra sensitive or have existing tooth decay.

Next, the surface of the tooth will be roughened and a conditioning liquid will be applied. These procedures will help the bonding material stick to your tooth. The composite resin is then applied, molded and smoothed to the desired shape; and a light is used to harden the material. Once the material hardens, the dentist will further trim it, shape it, and then polish it.

Dental bonding is completed in one 30- to 60-minute session per tooth.

If you are looking for a more beautiful smile, direct composite veneers could be the perfect option for you. You can get them done by the reliable and friendly dentists at Fashion Smile.

Fashion Smile

Unit 601 6th Flr. Heart Tower 108 Valero St., Salcedo Village, Makati

Mondays to Saturdays, 10AM to 7PM

4787738 / 09175092010



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