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Are you considering getting dental veneers? Do you want to know what the pros and cons are to get them? Then you have come to the right blog! We would like to provide a brief description of veneers, their benefits and the things that should be considered before getting them.

Veneers are thin pieces of porcelain that are custom made to fit your teeth. They are made from impressions of teeth that have blemishes or that may have other defects you wish to cover. Once the veneer is finished, our dentists will cement them on top of the desired tooth to improve its appearance.

Pros:
-You may lose very little tooth enamel during the procedure.
-Veneers can look like your neighboring teeth.
-The color can be matched to your other teeth.
-Veneers can be resistant to food stains.

Cons:
-This procedure is irreversible because enamel has been removed.
-The color of the veneer may not be able to be changed once they have been cemented into place.
-You may experience some temperature sensitivity for the first few days. You could treat this by using a non-abrasive fluoride toothpaste.
-Veneers can be damaged by chewing on your nails or on ice.

If you would like more information on veneers, and live in the Lenexa, Kansas, area, please contact Oak Park Dental Group today by calling 913-492-9660 to schedule an appointment with Drs. Jensen, Huynh or Kisling. We look forward to helping you and your smile.