Bonded Veneer/Bonding

Dr. Meyer will first place the veneers on your teeth with water or glycerin to check their fit and color. At this point, the color of the veneer can still be adjusted by the shade of the cement used to adhere it. Once the color is determined, and the veneer is ready to be applied, the tooth is cleansed with specific chemicals to achieve a bond. Special cement is placed between the teeth and the veneers, and a visible light beam is used to harden the cement. This appointment takes approximately one to two hours.

Care and Follow Up:

Brush and floss as you normally would. Donít be afraid that you will damage your veneers by brushing and flossing. Non-abrasive toothpaste is recommended. A good homecare regimen will insure the best esthetic success of your veneer.

You may experience some sensitivity to hot and cold after placement of your veneer. This is due to the amount of enamel left on the tooth after preparation. Sensitivity is totally normal and should dissipate after one to two weeks. If sensitivity persists, please call the office.

If you are a known clencher or grinder, please be sure to let us know. Dr. Meyer may recommend a soft nightguard for you to wear to minimize stress placed upon your teeth while you sleep.

We hope that your new veneers fulfill your esthetic goal. With proper homecare and scheduled visits, they are sure to provide you with a beautiful smile for years to come.


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