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Can Veneers Ruin Teeth? Answering Your FAQs About Veneers In Chicago

Published on April 6th, 2021

What if we told you that the smile of your dreams is only a few appointments away? We provide smile makeovers in Lakeview and surrounding areas that will transform your teeth! Veneers are a simple way to permanently hide smile imperfections such as chipped, cracked, or stained teeth.

Whether you’ve always wanted to explore the options of veneers in Chicago or you’re just beginning the process, lean on Chicago Dental Solutions to provide unmatched dental care to help you achieve the perfect smile.

What are dental veneers?

Dental veneers are paper-thin shells made of tooth-colored materials that are bonded to the front of your natural teeth. They are typically made from porcelain and are ideal for concealing misshapen teeth, chips, cracks, discoloration, or other imperfections.

Can veneers ruin my teeth?

One of the most common questions we receive is “can dental veneers ruin my teeth?” This is a common misconception about veneers that we want to address. Simply put, porcelain veneers will not cause any damage to your teeth and they are a great solution for those who want to transform their smile.

Can you bite an apple with veneers?

Now that you’ve invested in a new, beautiful smile, you’ll want to be mindful of biting into hard objects such as raw apples, carrots, corn on the cob, etc. Biting into hard objects like this can damage the delicate porcelain in your mouth.

Can veneers help improve mouth sensitivity?

Yes, veneers are a great way to improve temperature sensitivity, as they act as a barrier against the foods and drinks you’re consuming that may otherwise cause you discomfort.

What are some advantages of dental veneers?

We prepare your teeth for veneers in the most natural way possible, only removing the minimal amount of your tooth enamel to make room for the veneers. Veneers offer a host of benefits; they look extremely natural and are matched to the natural shade of your teeth. Plus, they are resistant to stains and don’t need to be replaced often. On average, veneers last a decade but they can last even longer with the right dental care.

If you’re ready to explore a smile makeover service in Chicago but you’re not sure where to start, give our team at Chicago Dental Solutions a call!

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