Do you have cracked teeth or discoloration that’s making you self-conscious? Daniel Aknouk, DDS, and his team at Dr. Sameh Aknouk Dental Services PC, which has locations in Union Square, Manhattan, and the Parkchester neighborhood of the Bronx, New York, provide veneers to improve the appearance of your smile. These thin, porcelain layerings are bonded onto your natural teeth and conceal smile flaws without sacrificing functions such as chewing or speaking. To learn more about veneers and if they may be right for you, call the office or book a consultation online today.
Veneers Q & A
Veneers are thin porcelain layerings that improve the appearance of cosmetically flawed teeth. They are bonded onto your natural teeth and help conceal imperfections, such as:
- Crooked teeth
With veneers, you can enhance your smile without oral surgery. It’s an excellent, cost-effective option that will last you many years to come. Veneers are sturdy and durable, so you can continue eating your favorite foods without worrying about damaging them.
First, the team at Dr. Sameh Aknouk Dental Services PC will take detailed impressions of your teeth. These impressions will then be used to produce your custom veneers. At this initial visit, your dentist will likely use special dental instruments to prepare your teeth for the application of your veneers.
Your veneers will probably take about two weeks to make at their on-site dental lab. Once they’re ready, you’ll return to have them placed. Your dentist will use a special dental adhesive to bond your veneers to the fronts of your natural teeth.
It may take some getting used to for the first few days or weeks, but soon enough, your veneers will feel as good as they look.
Veneers can truly transform your smile and the way you feel about yourself. With a new and improved smile, you’ll see a huge boost in self-confidence, and so will everyone around you.
However, veneers don’t only offer cosmetic benefits. If you’re missing teeth, veneers can also help restore your abilities to chew and speak.
With proper care, your veneers may last up to 15 years, if not more. It’s important to try and treat your veneers like you would your natural teeth. That means you should still continue to brush and floss regularly.
You should also maintain your regularly scheduled dental exams and cleanings. As your mouth changes naturally over time, it’s important to have the team monitor your veneers and make slight adjustments from time to time.
To see if veneers are right for you, call the nearest office or schedule a consultation online today.