Dental Veneers And ‘Hollywood’ Smiles
You’ve seen it over and over again in countless movies and television shows. The hero (and sometimes the villain) flashes that amazing smile at the camera to show just how charming he or she can be.
It’s the “Hollywood smile,” and like much of the rest of what’s on the screen, it can be created. The difference is that the Hollywood smile is something anyone can have if they really want it.
Cosmetic dentistry has come a long way, and one of the biggest advances has been dental veneers. This service has helped countless patients create close-up worthy smiles at our dentist office in Sand Springs, OK.
Made For The Movies
It’s kind of funny in a way. The origins of dental veneers actually started with the movie industry.
In 1928, a dentist by the name of Charles Pincus was hired to create a set of fake teeth that an actor could wear over his own teeth. While only intended to be temporary, these led Pincus to work on designing veneers for everyday use.
In the decade that followed, Dr. Pincus developed acrylic veneers. While adhesives at the time were not very strong, many actors used veneers during filming and photo shoots.
Other people picked up where Pincus had started. New materials made dental veneers more durable and gave veneers a more natural appearance. New techniques and new kinds of adhesives made it possible to create veneers that could last for decades with proper care.
That brings us to modern dental veneers. They are more lifelike and longer lasting than ever.
And they could be just what you need to create your own Hollywood smile.
Made Just For You
One of the great things about dental veneers is that each set is custom-made for each patient. Your veneers will be made to fit over your teeth. They are also designed to give your smile the appearance that you want.
Dental veneers may not be able to fix every possible issue that you have with your smile. But they can fix many problems, including:
- Chipped teeth
- Cracked teeth
- Crooked teeth
- Discolored teeth
- Gaps between teeth
- Misshapen teeth
- Uneven enamel
- Uneven gumlines
And if you get dental veneers, you can fix multiple problems at the same time.
Your teeth may be chipped and discolored, or they could be uneven with a gap between them. Regardless, you could have a white, straight, evenly-spaced smile in a matter of a few weeks with veneers.
How To Get Dental Veneers
The first step is scheduling a consultation with one of our dentists in Sand Springs, OK.
They will examine your smile. They will discuss what you would like to change and what you would like your smile to look like.
Depending on your situation, you may need a dental veneer for an individual tooth or a series of dental veneers that work together to transform the appearance of your smile.
Our porcelain veneers can be shaded to match the color of the rest of your smile, you can get veneers that make your teeth look as white as you would like them to be.
To get veneers, we may need to remove a thin layer of enamel from your teeth. Your veneers will be made to fit your teeth and your teeth alone. When they are ready, we have the ability to glaze and stain your veneers in our office so you get the exact look that you want.
Your new smile could be just a few weeks away.
Find The Right Cosmetic Option For You
As you read above, dental veneers can do a lot, but they can’t fix every issue. If dental veneers are not right for you, we also offer a number of other cosmetic services. Teeth whitening, dental crowns, and orthodontics are just a few of the ways we could change the appearance of your smile.