Dental Veneers

Enhance your smile and boost your confidence with custom-made dental veneers from Desert Hills Dental. Our expert team uses high-quality materials and a precise application process to correct cosmetic imperfections, ensuring a beautiful, natural-looking smile that’s both durable and tailored to your unique features.

Dental Veneers in Las Vegas, NV

Transform your smile with dental veneers at Desert Hills Dental. Our expert team offers custom-made veneers crafted from high-quality materials to enhance the appearance of your teeth and boost your confidence. With our precise application process and attention to detail, you can achieve a beautiful, natural-looking smile that you’ll be proud to show off.

Benefits of Dental Veneers:

  • Enhanced Smile: Dental veneers can effectively correct a variety of cosmetic imperfections, including stains, chips, cracks, and gaps, to give you a brighter, more symmetrical smile.
  • Minimally Invasive: The veneer application process involves minimal enamel removal, preserving the natural structure of your teeth while providing dramatic cosmetic improvements.
  • Durable and Long-lasting: Veneers are durable and resistant to stains, allowing you to enjoy a beautiful smile for many years with proper care.
  • Customized Solutions: Our dental team will work closely with you to design veneers that complement your facial features and desired aesthetic, ensuring a personalized and natural-looking result.

At Desert Hills Dental, every set of dental veneers is custom-designed based on your needs—so you get the results you want. This means we will make two appointments with you, the first to take impressions of your teeth and the second to apply and adjust the veneers to your teeth.

graphic of dental veneers being placed
  • How do dental veneers work?

    Dental veneers are thin, custom-made shells that cover the front surface of teeth to enhance their appearance. Here’s a condensed overview of how they work:

    1. Consultation: A dentist evaluates your teeth and discusses the desired outcome.
    2. Tooth Preparation: A small amount of enamel is removed from the tooth to accommodate the veneer.
    3. Impression Taking: Impressions of the prepared teeth are sent to a dental lab for veneer fabrication.
    4. Temporary Veneers: Temporary veneers may be used to protect the teeth while the permanent veneers are made.
    5. Veneer Fitting: The veneers are adjusted for fit and color before being permanently attached.
    6. Bonding: The veneers are bonded to the teeth using a special cement activated by light.
    7. Final Adjustments: Excess cement is removed, and final adjustments are made to ensure a proper fit and appearance.

    Veneers can be made from porcelain or resin composite materials, with porcelain offering better stain resistance and a more natural appearance.

  • What types of dental veneers are available?

    When considering dental veneers, there are several types available:

    1. Porcelain Veneers: Durable and natural-looking, lasting up to 15 years and resistant to stains.
    2. Composite Veneers: Less expensive, applied in one visit, but less durable and prone to staining.
    3. Lumineers: Ultra-thin and less invasive, suitable for minor corrections.
    4. Removable Veneers (Snap-On Veneers): Temporary and affordable, suitable for special occasions.
    5. Zirconia Veneers: Extremely durable, ideal for extensive restorations, but more opaque than porcelain.

    Choosing the right type depends on individual dental needs and consultation with a dental professional.

  • How long do dental veneers last?

    Dental veneers typically last between 7 to 15 years. However, their lifespan can vary based on the type of material used, the quality of the dental work, and the patient’s oral hygiene habits. Porcelain veneers generally last longer than composite veneers, often up to 10 to 15 years or more if well-maintained. To maximize the lifespan of veneers, it’s important to follow good oral hygiene practices, avoid using your teeth to open packaging or bite hard objects, and visit your dentist regularly for check-ups and professional cleanings.

  • Are dental veneers permanent?

    Dental veneers are not considered permanent because they typically need to be replaced after a certain period. Most veneers last between 7 to 15 years before they may need to be replaced due to wear and tear or damage. However, with proper care and maintenance, veneers can last longer. It’s important to maintain good oral hygiene and visit your dentist regularly to ensure the longevity of your veneers. Additionally, avoiding habits that can damage the veneers, such as biting on hard objects or using your teeth to open packaging, is crucial.

  • Can dental veneers fix crooked teeth?

    Yes, dental veneers can be used to correct the appearance of crooked teeth. Veneers are thin shells of porcelain or composite resin that are custom-made to fit over the front surface of your teeth. While they do not actually straighten the teeth like orthodontic treatments do, veneers can create a more uniform and aligned look by covering any gaps, misalignments, or irregularities. This cosmetic solution is often chosen for its relatively quick and visually appealing results. However, it’s important to consult with a dental professional to determine whether veneers are the best option for your specific dental needs.

  • Do dental veneers stain?

    Dental veneers typically resist stains better than natural teeth due to the materials used in their manufacture, such as porcelain or composite resin. Porcelain veneers are especially stain-resistant and are less likely to absorb stain-causing substances from foods, drinks, or smoking. However, composite resin veneers are slightly more prone to staining over time compared to porcelain. Regular dental hygiene and periodic professional cleanings can help maintain the appearance of both types of veneers. It’s also recommended to minimize exposure to common staining agents like coffee, tea, red wine, and tobacco to prolong the aesthetic quality of dental veneers.

More Questions?

If you have more questions about dental veneers, please contact our office and we will be happy to discuss further.

Desert Hills Dental

6740 S. Fort Apache, STE. 100
Las Vegas, NV 89148
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