Teeth compromised by wear, chips, and minor misalignment can be embarrassing and make you feel self-conscious about sharing your smile.
Veneers from Vitacare Dental Centre in Coquitlam, BC, can conceal cosmetic flaws giving your smile symmetry and a healthy appearance.
So what makes porcelain veneers such an effective cosmetic treatment?
Take a look at how veneers fit into your smile...
How Do I Know If I'm a Good Candidate for Veneers?
Tooth enamel must be removed for your dental veneers to achieve a natural appearance. That means that patients interested in veneers must still have a sufficient amount of enamel already so that some can still be removed safely.
If you grind your teeth, it can damage veneers and undermine the results of your treatment. For mild to moderate cases of bruxism, an oral appliance can protect your veneers, but more extreme cases may require resolving the underlying issue before moving forward.
Veneers are a flexible cosmetic dentistry treatment that can conceal small gaps and minor misalignments much faster than traditional orthodontic options for patients on a tight timetable. However, severely crooked teeth or larger gaps are oftentimes better treated with orthodontics.
Good Oral Health
Patients must have good oral health before receiving dental veneers and other cosmetic treatments. Ongoing oral issues can drastically reduce the lifespan of your veneers and undo the various benefits they provide. We can always place veneers once you have recovered from other essential treatments.
Previewing Veneer Results What Will My Smile Look Like?
At Vitacare Dental Centre, we want patients to know what their results will look like before they get porcelain veneers. We put a lot of effort into pre-visualizing treatment, including photos, mock wax-ups, and 3-D modeling. This helps patients make informed decisions about their cosmetic dentistry options, which leads to realistic expectations and higher rates of satisfaction.
Transform the Appearance of Your Smile at Vitacare Dental Centre
Our Coquitlam, BC, dentists, Drs. Alex Wong and Vanessa Lee, can provide you with a luminescent smile with the help of porcelain veneers. The team at our modern dentistry practice will work with you to achieve the results you are after. During an appointment to determine your candidacy for dental veneers, our dentists can discuss the various treatment options available that will work within your budget to help you reach your goals.
To schedule an appointment at our Coquitlam, BC, dental office, contact us online or call:
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Making Treatment Affordable COSMETIC DENTISTS WHO WORK WITH YOU
We understand that the price of cosmetic dentistry can be a limiting factor for many patients. During your consultation at our Coquitlam, BC, office, Dr. Wong and Dr. Lee will discuss the pros and cons of different veneer materials and help you find the best solution within your budget. At Vitacare Dental Centre, we work collaboratively with patients to achieve their cosmetic goals.
Schedule a Consultation Learn More About Dental Veneers
Just one or two thin porcelain shells could give you the smile you've always wanted. Drs. Wong and Lee are here to answer your questions and discuss comparable cosmetic dentistry treatments, such as teeth whitening and bonding. If you live in Coquitlam, BC, and would like to learn more about veneers, we encourage you to contact Vitacare Dental Centre online or call us at:
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I had a wonderful experience there. All the staff are very polite and answered all my questions. Dr. Wong did an amazing job and would recommend him to anyone.View On Google
The Dental Veneer Procedure
Just one or two thin porcelain shells could give you the smile you've always wanted.
Your Resource on Veneer Treatments Reach Out to Us With Your Questions and Concerns
At Vitacare Dental Centre, we provide as much information to our patients as possible so they can make an informed decision about their dental treatments. Our dentists can help you find the right treatment for your dental needs. We are happy to answer your questions about veneers and our other services.
You can speak with our dentists during a consultation, submit your questions to our office via form, or call:
Your Comfort Matters to Us Sedation Dentistry Options
While getting porcelain veneers is painless, patients may have issues with anxiety while undergoing dental work. A bad experience with a past dentist can lead to anxiety with other dentists later on. This is why Vitacare Dental Centre offers sedation dentistry to the Coquitlam community. Carefully supervised sedation will help you remain totally relaxed throughout the dental veneer procedure.
"I can't stop recommending them to friends and family!" Cosmetic Dentists Who Care About Coquitlam
I had a lot of anxiety around going to the dentist, and after carefully researching for a new local office to attend, I stumbled upon Vitacare and now I can't stop recommending them to friends and family! Never in my life did I think a time would come when I would feel neutral - never mind, happy - about going to the dentist, but I do! Dr. Lee has been lovely in every way and all of the support staff have been so great! 10/10, would recommend.View On Google
Amazing experience, the staff here are very friendly and understanding. Painless anaesthetic, quick and clean work. I have severe claustrophobia and they took their time to accommodate my needs to make me feel comfortable. Beautiful decor, sanitary environment and the most up to date brand new equipment. Will never go anywhere else. Thank youView On Google
Frequently Asked Questions About Veneers From Patients in the Coquitlam, BC, Area
How much do veneers cost?
The cost of veneers can range from $900-$2,500, but this price will vary depending on a number of circumstances such as the materials and number of veneers. For a more accurate prediction of your costs, you can receive a customized quote during a cosmetic dentistry consultation with our dentists.
Can you get a full set of veneers?
Yes, but a full set of veneers is not the same as covering a full set of teeth. Since veneers are cosmetic in nature, we only place them on your front (anterior) teeth. Molars and other posterior teeth will not benefit from veneers, and other treatments like crowns and orthodontics are more suited for fixing issues in the back row.
Do veneers stay white?
While veneers can be made of stain-resistant materials like porcelain, they are still susceptible to becoming discolored over time. Patients should practice good hygiene habits and brush twice a day to keep their veneers as white as possible. Avoiding dark drinks like coffee and other staining foods can also prolong the bright shade of your new veneers.
Are veneers permanent?
Yes and no. The veneer treatment is permanent because you can't reverse the enamel removal step needed to place veneers. Even though the shells placed over the top of your teeth can last up to 25 years or more, they are not permanent. Your veneers will wear down over time and need to be replaced at some point.
Bonding is a reversible procedure that can fix minor flaws like cracks and discoloration, but bonding typically does not last as long as veneers.
Crowns cover a tooth to fix extensive damage and decay. While crowns can fix several cosmetic issues, they preserve less of your natural teeth compared to veneers.
Invisalign® trays can correct minor to mild misalignment in your teeth, but they do not fix chips, cracks, or discoloration as veneers do.
Teeth whitening can brighten your teeth and remove discoloration like veneers. However, veneers can fix misalignments and cracks while whitening does not.
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Everything was timely/easy, from booking, the online new patient intake (much better than the old clipboard/scratchy pen experience in most health care offices), down to the cleanliness w/Covid protocols plus. The entire staff: Front Desk, Hygienists, Assistants and Drs., are all very professional, courteous, and knowledgeable. We love this office and highly recommend Vitacare Dental Qentre!View On Google
The staff was super on top of things with everything from scheduling, reminding me to cleaning and my check up appointment with Dr. Wong. Super techie dental office and explained everything well. Dr. Wong provided me with his recommendations which were totally reasonable and he was understanding when I we discussed my dental coverage situation. I can 100% recommend this dental office.View On Google