Veneers in Woodland Hills, CA

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About Porcelain Veneers

If an imperfect smile is limiting your confidence or making you look older, consider custom dental veneers at Southern Cal Smiles. If you have a few misaligned, chipped, discolored, or otherwise flawed teeth, cosmetic dentist Dr. Susan Fredericks can help with dental veneers personalized for you. Dental veneers are thin laminates that are attached to the front of your visible teeth to conceal the look of minor dental flaws. Laminates can be made with porcelain as well as other materials based the patient's concerns, goals, and budget. Dr. Fredericks has all veneers custom made for her patients so they match the color and appearance of their surrounding teeth to create the most natural-looking result. Residents in Woodland Hills, CA and the surrounding areas are encouraged to schedule a consultation with Dr. Fredericks at South Cal Smiles to learn how veneers are a fast, easy way to get a beautiful smile.

What to Expect

To begin the process of making the veneers, Dr. Fredericks must create room for the veneer by removing a thin layer of enamel from each tooth that will be covered. Once the teeth have been prepared, Dr. Fredericks will make a digital or physical impression of the teeth, which will be used to create your custom veneers in a dental laboratory. A temporary veneer will be used to cover your teeth until the permanent veneers are returned to Southern Cal Smiles. The custom veneers will be attached to the front of the teeth with a special resin bonding agent. Dr. Fredericks will adjust the veneers as needed to give you a comfortable fit.

Treatment Aftercare

A follow-up appointment is usually scheduled about one week after the veneers are placed to make sure the bond is secure and the fit is still comfortable. Veneers are more resistant to staining than your natural enamel, but to keep your veneers in their best condition, it is advised to avoid staining drinks like coffee, soda, tea, and red wine. You should continue to follow a good home oral care routine, including brushing your teeth with a non-abrasive toothpaste and flossing, and visit Dr. Fredericks at Southern Cal Smiles for professional cleanings and dental exams. With good care, dental veneers can last up to 20 years.

Insurance Coverage

Veneers are considered a cosmetic procedure, so it is generally not covered by dental insurance. However, Southern Cal Smiles accepts many payment options and we can help you with financing plans to make dental veneers more affordable.

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To revitalize your smile and hide cosmetic flaws, veneers can be a great treatment. Teeth that are crooked or chipped, as well as discolored and stained, can be camouflaged with natural-looking veneers that are custom made at Southern Cal Smiles. To learn more about porcelain veneers and other cosmetic dentistry options that will optimize your smile, schedule a consultation with Dr. Fredericks in Woodland Hills, CA.

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