Dental Veneers on the Upper West Side
Glassman Dental Care provides dental veneers on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Call us today at 212-787-4860 to schedule an appointment.
How Veneers Will Help You Smile Brighter
Oral corrections are used cosmetically to treat a variety of tooth issues such as broken teeth, heavily stained teeth, worn down teeth, or a gap-filled smile. Veneers are attached to your existing teeth through an advanced bonding process, giving you straighter and whiter teeth to compliment your look.
With the new dental technology available at Glassman Dental Care, the dream of a perfect smile could become your reality without all the discomfort you may have previously experienced. This is more than just a cosmetic choice. While it’s true that veneers may enhance your appearance, they could prove to be a valuable investment by giving you a better chance in a job interview or even a first date.
The Benefits of Porcelain Veneers
Studies have proven again and again that a better smile will lead to higher confidence, and confidence counts. It’s impossible to put a price tag on your confidence because the benefits can be seen in every area of your life.
What could be more effective to boost it than creating the perfect smile? Veneers are available for almost any budget, as payment plans can be arranged if you don’t have the money upfront. There’s no limitation to the new you and what you can accomplish! You can walk around Manhattan smiling proudly and impressing the world with your brilliant teeth, enhanced by your veneers.
What Type of Problems can Porcelain Veneers Correct?
Porcelain veneers are sometimes referred to as “instant orthodontics” because they can be used to cover a variety of dental problems. Porcelain veneers can improve the appearance of your teeth but cannot realign the jaw or correct overbites and under bites. Orthodontics are requires to correct these more complicated problems. Items that porcelain veneers can correct include:
- Spaces between the teeth.
- Poorly shaped or crooked teeth.
- Broken or chipped teeth.
- Permanently externally stained and/or internally stained teeth.
- Unsightly or stained fillings.
How much do porcelain veneers cost in NYC?
Veneers Cost Factors
Porcelain veneers are more expensive than the indirect or direct composite resin alternatives more commonly known as “bonding”. Traditional porcelain veneers cost between $1,200 and $2,500 per tooth depending on the skill of the dentist and ceramist. Porcelain veneers can last 10 to 15 years. In some cases can last longer. Composite veneers (bonding) cost approximately $250 to $1,500 per tooth and may last five to seven years and often require maintenance visits.
Can porcelain veneers ruin your teeth?
No, porcelain veneers do not ruin your natural tooth structure! They are often prepared in a minimally invasive procedure. They are designed to fit over your teeth and enhance their naturally beautiful appearance. In fact, teeth that have internal cracks are often strengthened by this procedure. This means that having the veneers bonded in place does not ruin or hurt your teeth.
What are other benefits of porcelain veneers?
Veneers are more stain-resistant than natural tooth enamel because of the high polishability of porcelain so you can drink or eat without worry about staining your perfect smile. Veneers have the added benefit of protecting your natural tooth enamel from acidic foods and strong brushing that wear your teeth down. In fact, porcelain veneers can replace the worn enamel that has been lost by excessive tooth forces during chewing.
How much does a full mouth of veneers cost?
How much should you pay for full mouth porcelain veneers, sometimes referred to as a “Smile Makeover”? The cost of full mouth veneers depends on how many veneers will be needed. A quick test would be to smile wide and see how many teeth are shown. Depending on the skill and experience of the doctor and ceramist, it may range from $12,000 to $30,000. Choosing to get teeth veneers can improve your life in a number of ways including building confidence and self esteem.
Which is better veneers or Lumineers?
Both are made from a type of porcelain or ceramic material. To achieve a beautiful smile, Lumineers are much thinner than veneers (they’re about as thick as a contact lens), but they’re still strong and durable. Lumineers are most commonly used on teeth that have not been prepared. So while they are thinner and more conservative, they may feel and look bulkier when compared to porcelain veneers. With porcelain veneers, more detail can be built, which makes for a more natural smile.
What are the disadvantages of having veneers?
The disadvantages include:
- Price. Porcelain veneers can be expensive.
- They require knowledge of function to avoid chipping. Chipped or damaged veneers cannot be repaired.
- It’s an irreversible procedure. Once they’re on, they cannot be removed.
- Sensitivity. Your tooth may become more sensitive to hot and cold for a short time.
- Grinding can damage the veneers. So, if you do grind a night guard may be required.
- Sometimes they can debond and come loose. They often can be rebonded without having to make a new one.
If you need dental veneers, call our dental office on the UWS in New York City at 212-787-4860.