Porcelain Veneers Melbourne: Give Your Teeth a Makeover by our Cosmetic Dentists

Consider porcelain veneers to improve your smile and boost confidence. Porcelain veneers are a popular cosmetic dentistry option to enhance the appearance of your teeth, whether you want a complete makeover or just to perfect your existing smile. Talk to us about veneers today!🥳

Porcelain Veneers Melbourne: Give Your Teeth a Makeover by our Cosmetic Dentists

Consider porcelain veneers to improve your smile and boost confidence. Porcelain veneers are a popular cosmetic dentistry option to enhance the appearance of your teeth, whether you want a complete makeover or just to perfect your existing smile. Talk to us about veneers today!🥳

Our Porcelain Veneers Services in Melbourne

What Are Porcelain Veneers?

Porcelain veneers are like a magic wand for your teeth! They’re thin, custom-made porcelain coatings that bond to the surface of your teeth to give you a dazzling, natural-looking smile. Say goodbye to dull, discolored, or misshapen teeth and hello to a brand new set of pearly whites. Each veneer is carefully crafted to fit your tooth perfectly, so your new smile will be one-of-a-kind. With porcelain veneers, you can get the bright, white, and straight teeth you’ve always wanted. It’s the perfect cosmetic dental option for anyone looking to boost their confidence and shine their brightest.

Veneer installation procedure over central incisor and lateral incisor. Medically accurate tooth 3D illustration

Do you need porcelain veneers?

A dazzling smile is like a cherry on top of a sundae, and having a set of pearly whites is the recipe for a winning grin! But, if your teeth have seen better days and are in need of a little sprucing up, Porcelain veneers are the ultimate fashion statement for your mouth. These thin, custom-made shells can cover up a variety of cosmetic dental flaws, such as:

Why should you get porcelain veneers with us?

Want a dazzling, Hollywood-worthy grin? Look no further! Our cosmetic dentist is a master of porcelain veneers and can give you the perfect smile. But don’t just take our word for it, here are some fantastic reasons why you should choose us for your porcelain veneers:

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Caring for your porcelain veneers

Once you’ve gotten your porcelain veneers and now have that radiant smile that you’ve always wanted, it is important to pay due attention to caring for your veneers. Just like caring for your own natural teeth, you will need to give due care to your veneers as well to ensure that they last as long as possible. Porcelain veneers that are well taken care of can last for 10 years and beyond, continuing to add beautiful shine to your smile. Here are a few steps that you can take to make sure your porcelain veneers remain as good as new.

Maintain Good Oral Hygiene

As you would with your natural teeth, it is important to brush, floss, and rinse with mouthwash after every meal or at least twice daily to keep your veneers clean and well maintained. However, veneers are not your natural teeth, so you might need to adjust your brushing and flossing techniques with a few pointers from your dentist.

Many often find it challenging at first to adjust their brushing and flossing techniques when they have just gotten veneers. Aggressive brushing and flossing can end up damaging the veneers, or cause them to chip, crack, or break. Here at Doncaster Hill Dental, when your veneers are newly applied, you will receive a tutorial from our team on how to properly care for your new porcelain veneers.

Consider a Different Toothpaste

Changing your brushing and flossing techniques is not the only thing that you need to do. You may need to change the toothpaste that you are currently using. Commercial toothpastes generally contain abrasive substances that are meant to polish the stains from the surface of natural teeth. These abrasive substances, however, may harm your porcelain veneers.

When our dentists choose veneers for you, we ensure that the veneers we pick most closely matches the surrounding teeth to blend seamlessly with your smile. Using a good, veneer-friendly toothpaste not only protects the veneers, but can also help avoid staining on your natural teeth.

Get Rid of Bad Habits

Smoking tobacco is not only dangerous for your health, it also adversely impacts your oral health over time. Smoking causes yellowing and discolouration of both your natural teeth and veneers, so if you are looking to maintain a radiant, bright smile, you might want to quit smoking for good.

Regular Visits to Dentist

Preserving your oral health, whether it’s porcelain veneers or your natural teeth, is a responsibility that largely falls on you. If you maintain proper oral hygiene and steer clear of substances that can damage your veneers, your fantastic smile will last on for years and years.

That being said, we highly recommend seeing your dentist regularly for a routine examination and cleaning. While it is true that porcelain veneers don’t deteriorate or decay like natural teeth, they are installed on your natural teeth nonetheless so healthy teeth and gums are important to support veneers long-term. With regular checkups, your dentist can recommend the best solutions to preserve your natural smile, or help you determine when replacement products are needed.

Avoid Harmful, Hard Foods

While your porcelain veneers are made to be strong, there are foods out there that may wear them down sooner, or cause them to chip and crack easily. A few examples are biting on a huge cube of ice, rock candy, or large, hard bones. These foods should be taken with greater caution when you have porcelain veneers.

There is good news, however. Heavily-pigmented foods that stain your teeth such as coffee, tea, wine, and raspberries should not stain your porcelain veneers, so you may enjoy these to your heart’s content! However, do remember that they still may stain your natural teeth next to the porcelain veneers, creating two different colour tones, so remember to brush!

Looking for the best cosmetic dentist in Melbourne for porcelain veneers?

Are you looking for a pleasant way to revamp your smile? Look no further than Doncaster Hill Dental! Our skilled team, led by the renowned Dr Lavonne, is experts in the art of porcelain veneers. With years of experience and training, they’ll have you leaving the office with a dazzling grin in no time. Don’t just take our word for it, check out our Instagram page to see the amazing transformations of our patients for yourself. Don’t wait, give us a call, DM or drop us an email to schedule your appointment today and let Dr Lavonne and her team work their magic on your pearly whites!”

Frequently Asked Questions

Porcelain veneers typically cost more than composite veneers, but they also have a few advantages in terms of natural look and longevity. Porcelain veneers have a more natural and lifelike appearance than composite veneers, and they are also more stain-resistant. In addition, porcelain veneers can last for many years with proper care, while composite veneers may need to be replaced sooner. However, the cost of veneers can vary widely depending on factors such as the experience of the dentist and the skill level of the dental laboratory technician.

If porcelain veneers are given proper care and maintenance, it is completely possible for porcelain veneers to last up to 10 years or more. When you get your porcelain veneers at Doncaster Hill Dental, our Dental Professionals will run you through a tutorial on how to care for your porcelain veneers and things to do or avoid in order for them to last you as long as possible.

To begin with, your teeth and gums will be examined to make sure that they are healthy for porcelain veneers to be attached. Then, a thin layer of your tooth will be shaved back to provide an adhesive surface for the porcelain veneers. We will prepare temporary veneers to be fitted so that you can have a look at the end result before we permanently fit them in. Adjustments and changes are able to be made at this point until you are satisfied, thereafter your new porcelain veneers will replace the temporary ones, and will be permanently attached. 

Porcelain veneers usually require two visits for them to be attached. However, depending on any complexities that might arise, your dentist may require you to come back for a few more fitting or follow-up visits. 

Compared to composite veneers, porcelain veneers look more natural, require less maintenance, and are more durable. You don’t need to worry about yellowing or discolouring with porcelain veneers, and they keep their shine for a very long time. This makes them the more cost-effective choice in the long term, even though they initially cost more than composite veneers. 

At Doncaster Hill Dental , we value your opinions. We always make sure that you feel comfortable throughout your smile transformation journey and receive the best result that you have been dreaming for. For more information about the porcelain veneers or cosmetic dentistry, please give us a call or Book Online Now to schedule yourself in for your first appointment.

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