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What Are Dental Veneers?

If you are self-conscious or ashamed of your smile, our dentists may recommend veneers. These custom-made, thin shells of tooth-colored material are bonded to the front of the teeth to improve their appearance.


When Are They Used?

Veneers can be used to close gaps and improve the appearance of slightly crooked teeth. Veneers are also used to correct minor smile imperfections, like stained, chipped, cracked, or worn-down teeth.


What Are the Advantages of Veneers?

Dental veneers have many advantages to the attractiveness of your smile. They can easily whiten your smile, even if your teeth are severely stained. Veneers are virtually stain resistant, so you don’t need to worry about your veneers becoming discolored. If a smile imperfection besides staining is being corrected, your veneers can be matched to the shade of your natural teeth.


How Do I Care for Veneers?

To care for your teeth with new veneers, brush and floss them just as you would your other teeth. You may want to limit coffee and other foods and beverages that can stain the teeth. Be aware that your veneers will need to be replaced after about 10 to 15 years. Caring for your teeth properly will help your veneers last for as long as possible.


We welcome you to contact New Hampshire Center for Comprehensive Dentistry at 603-672-6546 today to learn more about veneers in Amherst, New Hampshire, and to schedule a consultation with our dentists.