Why Dental Trimming Is Necessary When Getting Veneers?

Dental veneers are a great solution for a variety of dental issues. They can help correct broken, chipped and crooked teeth. They can help cover gaps in the teeth and they can help discolored or stained teeth.

They are a cost-effective way to resolve issues people have with their teeth. The process of getting veneers is fairly simple, but for some can include dental trimming. Before getting veneers, it is worth learning what dental trimming is and how it helps with the veneers.

The Basics Of Veneers

Veneers are a thin material that can help cover problems with the teeth. They can cover broken, misshapen or cracked teeth. The cover gaps in teeth; Veneers can help improve your smile and are a cost-effective solution for many people.

The veneers are bonded to the teeth. Because of that, they are actually adding another layer to the teeth.

The Purpose Of Dental Trimming

The additional thickness of the veneers can create problems for the teeth and gums and for the appearance of the person getting the veneers. Because of that, there are times when it is necessary to remove some of the enamel of the teeth before the veneer is put into place. The removal of the enamel is known as dental trimming.

In most of the cases when you get veneers, you will need some dental trimming. The amount of trimming that you need will depend on what your teeth look like, what type of problem the veneers correct, and the material used for the veneers. There are some materials that require very little or no prep before attaching.

In some of those cases, it is possible that there is no need for trimming or that the amount of dental trimming needed is minimal. For more information about this or any other oral health issue, contact our office to schedule an appointment.