Porcelain veneers can revitalize your smile, very quickly. If your teeth are chipped or stained, include an unsightly gap, or have been ground down, and you are ready for a change, you should consider a Smile Makeover. , you can look years younger with beautiful, custom porcelain veneers.
Ready for your Smile Transformation
BDC has been using porcelain veneers to rapidly and expertly transform the smiles of PATIENTS – they know that their image is critical to boosting their self-confidence and their success.
Have you ever looked in the mirror and felt that something just wasn’t quite right about your teeth or your smile? Many people are aware that something could be improved about their smile, but they can’t quite put their finger on it.
If you aren’t happy with your smile, WE can transform it for you – painlessly and quickly. Instead of spending months or years in braces, WE can transform your smile with natural porcelain veneers in just a few days.
Dental Veneers refers to a thin and translucent layer of porcelain that fits over an existing tooth to give it an improved shape, color, or size. The fitment can be accomplished with a single procedure and it stays durable for years.
The use of porcelain veneers and crowns opens up the bite and allows us to build out the arch to decrease wrinkles and lines around the mouth by tightening the skin, lips, and muscles surrounding the dental ridge. It makes the entire lower portion of the face and the jaw-line appear full and youthful.
Our in-house lab creates customized Dental Veneers from the highest-quality materials to match or replace your natural teeth, and make sure that you get exactly what you want and desire – a beautiful smile.
Will dental veneers be right for you?
At BDC, we believe that an educated patient is a happy patient and we will be more than happy to explain dental veneers to you thoroughly and help you understand exactly what is it that you can, and should, expect from your cosmetic dentist.
Fitment of Dental Veneers gives one a sort of “dental” facelift. With age, our teeth start to wear away, grind down, and start to crowd together. Since teeth are the solid structures sitting beneath lips, facial muscles and skin, to give them shape, these start to wrinkle or slacken when the support provided by teeth starts to weaken or change shape. The use of veneers restores the support to them, thereby uplifting them and generating a significant improvement in your entire smile by improving the facial contours.
Dental Veneers can be the perfect solution for you in the following scenarios:
Crooked teeth – Dental Veneers are a solution for crooked teeth. Instead of having to wear braces for 18-24 months, many patients can get their crooked teeth fixed in two or three visits at BDC.
Gaps between teeth – In the past the only option to close gaps in your teeth was braces. Today, veneers are the option to re-shape the teeth and close gaps large and small.
Teeth that are too small – It is fairly common for a person to have one or two teeth that come in smaller than the rest. This alone can drastically affect their smile. Veneers can be used to fix one or two teeth and make them the proper size. Many dentists will not use veneers for single tooth replacements as it can be very difficult to match the color and shape perfectly. At BDC We routinely treats these types of cases with great success.
Ground-down teeth – Many people grind their teeth and over time their whole smile can be compromised. We at BDC can restore the teeth with veneers and provide custom mouth-guards to prevent the effects of grinding.
Stained, discolored, or yellow teeth – Veneers are permanent fixes for teeth that are stained due to tetracycline, coffee, or smoking, and even teeth that have yellowed with age. And the best part is – the veneers themselves do not stain and will continue to look beautiful over the years.
Misshapen teeth – Sometimes, teeth do not grow in properly or shift over time. Just one misshapen tooth can affect the appearance of the smile. Veneers are a perfect solution to correct this.
Advantages of Veneers
- It is a speedy process allowing achievement of your cosmetic goal in a matter of days.
- The procedure requires only local anesthetic and, sometimes, no anesthetic at all.
- Since Veneers have a life of 10-15 years, the results are long-lasting.
- Unlike most procedures, this usually does not involve moving a tooth to achieve the desired results.
- Dental Veneers vs. Teeth Whitening– Professional tooth whitening, one of the many services we offer, can lighten your teeth up to eight shades in a single visit to BDC. However, in some cases, such as severe tetracycline stains, this whitening procedure is not enough to achieve the whiteness people want. Such permanently stained teeth can be re-surfaced with veneers to make them look perfect and, since the veneers are stain-resistant, the effects are long-lasting.
- Dental Veneers vs. Dental Bonding– Dental Bonding can be used to fix flaws and chips in your teeth, and even to close gaps or fix misshapen teeth. But, there are two issues with dental bonding where Porcelain Veneers have an advantage – durability and quality. Dental Bonding usually lasts 3-5 years at best before it starts to chip, wear away, and look old unlike Porcelain, which can last for 15 years or longer with proper care. The results of dental bonding cannot match the exact color, translucence, and other qualities of your natural teeth the way porcelain veneers can.
- Porcelain Veneers vs. Braces– The primary issue with braces is time. It takes 1-2 years of wearing the braces to get the teeth in place, and, then, you have to wear a retainer for the rest of your life to keep them there. Veneers are a permanent fix that can be applied in barely two visits. Thus, long-lasting results can be accomplished in a fraction of the time taken by braces. However, there are certain problems for which braces are better suited
Are there any pre-requisites for getting veneers?
It is possible to get Veneers to achieve your desired smile if:
- Your teeth are generally in good shape.
- Your bite is healthy.
- You do not have severe issues with gaps between teeth or tooth alignment.
- You have a tooth (or more than one tooth) that is set back from the others.
- You have a tooth (or more than one tooth) that appears more prominent than the others.
However, variations in these, and other, factors are innumerable and, therefore, a proper recommendation can be made only after a thorough check.
Details of the procedure
Step 1: Identify: We need to obtain a clear picture of your desires and expectations with your ‘new’ smile. This is a vital step as only you know exactly what you’re hoping to achieve and we need to picture your vision. The success of the entire process depends on developing a properly customized treatment plan.
Step 2: Testing: Bringing the vision of your ideal smile to life can be achieved through digital simulations and wax models. Temporary bonding can be applied to your teeth to give you a better idea about how your smile will look and what changes are required.
Step 3: Preparation: The next step is to make a model of your teeth that can be used to form the veneers. Before the model is made, we may remove a small amount of enamel from your teeth to prevent your tooth from having an unnaturally bulky appearance once the veneer has been applied though it is not necessary in every case.
Step 4: Application: Finally, the model will be made either with a dental product or a digital imaging system and will be sent to our in-house lab, which will make the veneers. During the time that the lab will take to make the veneers, your teeth will be fitted with temporary acrylic veneers. When your custom porcelain veneers will be ready, the temporary acrylic versions will be removed, and your custom veneers will be put in place.
Artistry in Dentistry for a Radiant Smile
Porcelain composition technology has changed over the years and it has become much stronger as a result, and, consequently, the teeth appear more natural and can last for decades without cracking or breaking. The quality of cements used has changed too. In the past, the cement that was used to hold veneers and crowns in place would discolour over time, creating a grey or yellow look. Today, the cement used does not discolour, and the colour and opaqueness of the porcelain have improved tremendously.
When you combine these technological advancements with the skills of a cosmetic dentist who has an artist’s eye, the results you get can be quite dramatic. Patients, who find their way to BDC, will discover that they are in the care of a highly-skilled cosmetic artist, a professional with decades of experience, and a true pioneer in the field of cosmetic dentistry.
A truly tailor-made approach
A common, and quite justified, concern amongst patients is that their ‘new’ teeth might not look natural. The concern gains prominence due to the work of some dentists who get into the habit of applying the same approach to every patient they see. This kind of one-size-fits-all treatment can lead not only to imperfect results but to new dental problems. Furthermore, if the treatment is not tailor-made, the output might not suit the look and facial construction of the person. Having dealt with corrective procedures to rectify such misadventures, Dr. Rajeev Gupta has developed innovative techniques to prevent imperfections and to ensure that each patient gets tailored treatment, procedures, and results.
Over the last 10 years, the technology of cosmetic dentistry has changed. From the equipment used, to the materials and techniques, the quality of porcelain veneers and crowns today are far superior to those available just a decade ago. And you can see the difference! Due to the increase in quality, many people who had dental veneers a long time ago are finding they need or desire our dental veneers replacement in BDC
Better Materials, Improved Results
Porcelain has become much stronger since then, and the result is natural looking teeth that can last for decades without cracking or breaking. The cements used have also changed. In the past, the cement used to hold veneers and crowns in place would discolor over time, creating a grey or yellow look. Today, the cement used does not discolor, and the colors and opaqueness of the porcelain itself are much improved as well.
Artistry in Dentistry for a Radiant Smile
When you combine these technology advancements with the skills of a cosmetic dentist who has an artist’s eye , the results you get can be quite dramatic.
Dr. RAJEEV artistry, combined with the understanding and skill and the state-of-the-art technologies they employ gives his patients the chance to achieve a truly radiant, and rejuvenated smile.
Replacing Dental Veneers
Dental veneers are the perfect way to improve the appearance of your smile – when done right. The reasons veneers may require replacement include:
- The appearance does not meet the patient’s expectations
- Veneers too large
- Veneers look unnatural
- Wrong color veneers
- Stained veneers
- Old veneers
- Gums have receded
- Veneers improperly applied to tooth surface
- Veneer debonded from tooth structure
- Broken veneers
Facial Structure Evaluation Prior to Replacement
If , you want the result to be excellent, and the new veneers to last for many years. One of the most critical points in custom veneers is an evaluation of the mouth and facial structure so the perfect size, shape, and color is created.
.DR RAJEEV is known for his artistry and skill in the dental arts and can be trusted to help you replace veneers and create a stunning, natural-looking smile. He takes all the time needed in developing a treatment plan, going above and beyond in the planning phase of your transformation. He reviews every detail of your facial structure and how your teeth and mouth function to enhance your features
Your Smile, Transformed
The latest generation of veneers are far superior to what was available in years past. BDC is committed to providing his patients with the highest quality replacement veneers that will last and last, keeping your smile brilliant and appealing for years into the future. The process requires only two appointments to complete for most patients.
We invite you to discuss what you hope to achieve and what cosmetic or functional problems need correction. Your smile is a critical point in your facial appeal, and you can be fully confident in the skill, artistry, and procedures we employ in planning treatment and placing new veneers. We take great pride in creating beautiful, natural-looking smiles, including when replacing veneers.
Custom Veneer Replacement
Veneers replacement and the perfect smile can typically be achieved within one week. As replacing a broken or discolored veneer can be an urgent cosmetic problem, we can help you regain confidence in your smile quickly – and with stunning results.
Porcelain veneers are thin ceramic facings that bond to your teeth to reshape and restructure them, If your teeth are stained, misshapen, uneven or include a large gap, you may already be considering veneers as a way to permanently fix your teeth. Traditional porcelain veneers are durable and beautiful. But they require preparation of your own teeth, which means that your otherwise healthy teeth may need to be ground down to accommodate the veneers.
If that prospect has stopped you in the past from getting veneers, then you should consider instead getting Lumineers AT BDC, the amazing “prepless” veneers AND beautifully enhance your smile, Dr. RAJEEVcan quickly and easily transform your smile from flawed to fantastic – in just a few days.
The difference between Lumineers and regular porcelain veneers
The difference between Lumineers and regular porcelain veneers
Unlike traditional porcelain veneers where the surface of the tooth has to be shaved down, Lumineers are so thin that they can be placed without altering the tooth. Lumineers are extremely thin wafers of porcelain that are bonded to the front of the tooth. Because the Lumineers veneers are so thin, they transmit light like natural tooth enamel.
Will Lumineers work for me?
Lumineers can be an excellent way to quickly transform your smile, but they will not be right for every type of smile transformation. The best way to find out if Lumineers are for you is to come in for a consultation for with Dr. RAJEEV
Answers Your Questions About Veneers
Do you think that veneers might be right for you, but you’re just not sure?
As a very experienced cosmetic dentist, Dr. RAJEEV believes that an educated patient is a happy patient. He’s very happy to explain veneers to you thoroughly and help you to understand exactly what it is that you can and should expect from your cosmetic dentist.
Porcelain Veneers Gone Wrong
A large amount of the cases that come into our practice are ones that involve bad veneers that need to be redone or “porcelain veneers gone wrong.” Over 20% of these cases involve fixing inferior work by other dentists that was completed within the first year of having it done.
Causes of “Porcelain Veneers Gone Wrong”
Porcelain veneers gone wrong are usually an indicator of a couple things. One of the most common problems is that the dentist who performed the work was not an expert in cosmetic dentistry. Someone who solely works on cosmetic dental cases has to have a very particular ability to create harmony in the face where there is none, and a talent for aesthetics and symmetry that would not necessarily be required of someone practicing general dentistry. You could have a great dentist, but that doesn’t mean they’re going to be a great cosmetic dentist.
. Another common problem leading to “porcelain veneers gone wrong” is just plain cheap work with outdated materials, or poor quality cements that change color over time. BDC uses the latest equipment and the highest quality materials available, ensuring he matches each patient with the material that is right for their mouth.
Then comes in the aesthetic part of that case. Obviously a much denser material is not going to be nearly as nice to look at, which is why BDCworks with Technicians who are able to work with these materials in such a way that they still have the beautiful translucency that we all look for in a bright, healthy smile. DrRAJEEV is able to provide the most natural looking porcelain teeth
Biggest Issues with Veneers
One of the biggest issues with cases of “porcelain veneers gone wrong” is that the porcelain veneers and crowns don’t look like real teeth because the patient’s face shape and coloring weren’t taken into account when they are being fabricated, which is how someone can end up with “horse teeth”. At BDC each case is customized to the patient is a preplanning phase where We sit with a patient and consults what they are looking for in their future smile, and also studies their face to see what shape and size teeth will be best for them.. This customization is why OUR patients leave feeling as if they were born with these teeth.
The Art & Science of Porcelain Veneers
Not All Teeth Are Created Equal
There is an art and science to making it happen…And it starts with a block of porcelain!
Each tooth is designed based on several characteristics that make each and every one completely unique.
We place the porcelain tooth and then does a careful examination, now that it is in the patient’s mouth, watching how it looks when they smile and talk. We then does the final shaping of the tooth, minutely carving it until it looks like it has always been there.
“The trick is to create something so natural that it looks like it belongs there, but that actually improves the smile and the look of the smile. So many of my patients tell me that they’re closest friends and family say, ‘You look so good!’ But they can’t figure out what has been done.
The Cost of Porcelain Veneers
Porcelain Veneers – Weighing Price Against Value
If you’ve been shopping around and are wondering what the cost of dental veneers is, you’ve probably noticed that the quoted cost of the veneers can vary a great deal. prices for porcelain veneers can range from 8000 per tooth to 20000 per tooth depending on where you go. You may also hear that some dentists only want you to do 4 or 6 dental veneers for your smile makeover, and others think that you need 10 or 12 teeth done.
With these variables, it can be hard to accurately compare quotes from different cosmetic dentists on the ranges in cost of dental veneers. The key is to understand the value of what you are paying for. You must always ask the following questions:
What materials are being used?
What training & experience does the dentist have?
Is the dentist a porcelain veneer specialist?
Are past patients still happy with the dentist’s work years later?
Two of the biggest factors that impact the cost of porcelain veneers are 1) the materials that are used and 2) the skill, training and experience of the specialist doing the work.
Know what you’re paying for
. We selects the right material for each tooth based on the individual needs of the person involved. This is important because some people can be allergic to certain types of dental materials. Beyond that, some types of dental veneers are better for fixing crooked teeth, while others are better for adding volume to a smile.
It is not uncommon to use two or more different types of veneers for the same person to make sure they get the exact right look and feel for their mouth, while of course ensuring that the color is perfect throughout.
If it’s going to last it has to be done right
As for skill and experience, Dr.RAJEEV has placed thousands of porcelain veneers for his patients, he knows that there is no margin for error. He also knows what it takes to do it right the first time and create a smile that will last for years to come.
Get the smile transformation you want.
Consider the value of a good smile in your life. Having a smile you can be proud of can give you a renewed confidence in yourself and your appearance. People are likely to consider that you are more attractive, younger-looking, and even smarter or more successful because you have taken excellent care of your smile. Our patients often view a smile makeover as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity – we do too. You’ll want to be sure that you get dental veneers made of high-quality material, that fit comfortably and perfectly, and that transform your smile in exactly the way that you envision.
Do it once, do it right – the importance of seeking quality dental careHigh-quality dental work can be costly, but the greatest costs come from having to do the work more than once. When considering cosmetic work such as porcelain veneers, the quality and longevity of the work performed is of the utmost importance. Here at BDC, we encourage our patients not to compromise when it comes to getting the high-quality dental care they deserve.
Fixing Crooked Teeth with Veneers
A smile is universally understood as an expression of happiness, warmth and even love. If you are so unhappy with the appearance of your teeth that you feel compelled to force yourself not to smile, you are shutting down a vital communication tool.We at BDC is able to fix crooked teeth with veneers.
No doubt you’ve experienced a situation where a smile said more than words ever could. Why deprive yourself of this powerful, elemental form of expression?
Self Confidence and Your Smile
Fortunately for all of us, the field of dentistry has made great advances in both dental health and cosmetic procedures. A smile filled with straight, even teeth seems to have become the norm. It can be a factor in your self-confidence in the professional world, and if you are sufficiently embarrassed about the appearance of your smile, you may project an image of being withdrawn or shy, even when you are generally comfortable.
Beyond this, the countless images that rain down upon us from the worlds of television, advertising and movies can serve as ongoing reminders of a standard that you would like to meet – but cannot. You don’t have to go on living with this problem – WE can use veneers to fix crooked teeth.
Veneers for Crooked Teeth: Solving Your Smile
If you are embarrassed because your teeth are crooked, or because of gaps between your teeth, you may believe that braces are your only solution. Depending on your age, braces may be yet another source of embarrassment, one that you might have to endure for years. They also require special care and come with dietary restrictions and some degree of pain.
However, there may be another option for you, one that can be accomplished in a single procedure, not over a period of years: porcelain veneers for fixing crooked teeth.
What are Veneers?
Veneers are thin shells made of porcelain that can be attached to the front surface of a tooth. You are probably familiar with veneers used to create whiter teeth. They can also be used to make the size and shape of teeth more regular and symmetrical. For some patients, veneers are the perfect way to repair chips, gaps, and uneven teeth.
Straightening Teeth with Veneers
Can veneers alone be used to straighten your teeth? The answer to this question can only come through a consultation at BDC
It’s possible that braces or other strategies may be needed if your teeth are very crooked, or if there are functional problems with your teeth that are preventing them from accomplishing the role they are supposed to play in consuming food. If your bite needs correction, this problem is more than veneers can accomplish should be addressed, as this issue will affect both your appearance and your long-term health.
However, if these your bite is not the problem, you may well be able to achieve the smile you want with veneers alone if:
- Your teeth are generally in good shape.
- Your bite is healthy.
- Your issues with gaps between teeth or tooth alignment are not severe.
- You have a tooth (or more than one tooth) that is set back from the others.
- You would like to address the fact that a tooth or tooth appears more prominent than the others, marring your smile.
The variations in factors such as the above are virtually infinite. Again, a final determination regarding whether veneers can repair them will only come through an extensive examination and a discussion with you regarding your aesthetic goals.
Advantages of Veneers
If you are eligible for straightening with veneers, this approach has several advantages:
- You can achieve your cosmetic goal in a matter of days, not months or years.
- The procedure requires only local anesthetic, and possibly no anesthetic at all.
- The results are long-lasting. Veneers have a life of 10-15 years.
- You may not need to move a tooth to create a more even, attractive smile.
Creating Your New Smile: The Steps
The first step in the process is to obtain a clear picture of how you want your new smile to appear. This is a vital step, as only you know exactly what you’re hoping to achieve. The success of the entire process depends on developing a customized treatment plan.
Bringing your ideal smile to life can be approached through techniques including computer simulations or wax models. Temporary bonding can be applied to your teeth to give you a better idea how your smile will look if certain changes are made.
When this is established, the next step is to make a model of your teeth that can be used to form the veneers. Before the model is made, the dentist may remove a small amount of enamel from your teeth to prevent your tooth from having an unnaturally bulky appearance once the veneer has been applied. (This is not necessary in every case.)
Now the model is made either with a dental product or a digital imaging system. The model will be sent to a dental lab, which will make the veneers. This can take a week or two. During this time your teeth will have temporary acrylic veneers. When your custom porcelain veneers are ready, the temporary acrylic versions are removed, and your custom veneers put in place.
Choosing the Right Cosmetic Dentist
This process obviously involves sophisticated technology, but it is important to remember that when cosmetic procedures are involved, the artistry of the Doctor is vital. You’re not fixing a computer or patching a tire – you’re creating a work of art that will live in your mouth every day of your life.
Patients who find their way to BDC, will discover that they are in the care of a highly-skilled cosmetic artist, a professional with decades of experience, and a true pioneer in the cosmetic dentistry field.