Lumineers are a dental restoration option that is sometimes used in place of veneers. Lumineers are similar to veneers in that they are both thin shells of porcelain that are directly bonded to teeth, but Lumineers differ in that they are much thinner. Since Lumineers are much thinner, they do not require any dental enamel to be removed in order to fit properly. Veneers usually require about 0.5mm of enamel to be taken away, which makes them a permanent restoration option. But when you see our Los Angeles Lumineers expert, you do not have to worry about any alterations to your dental structure.
If you have chipped, cracked, or stained teeth, our expert in Lumineers in Los Angeles may recommend Lumineers to cover up those flaws. And the procedure is virtually painless since no enamel has to be removed. This means that no shots or grinding down of the tooth is necessary. And once the procedure is over, there is no discomfort or sensitivity, which means you can go about living your everyday life in peace.
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During your first visit to our Los Angeles Lumineers expert, an impression will be taken of the affected teeth. And our dentist will determine which shade of white is best for you. Sometimes, it might be best to get a professional teeth whitening performed before the Lumineers procedure so that your entire smile will be radiant. The impression will then be sent to the lab where your Lumineers will be custom-built just for you. And since your teeth have not been changed, no temporaries are necessary.
When you see our expert in Lumineers in Los Angeles a second time, your Lumineers will be painlessly applied to your teeth. Our dentist will check them for fit and shade, and if everything looks good, you will be able to walk out the office showing off your new smile. With proper care and maintenance, you can expect your Lumineers to last for up to 20 years. If you want to see if Lumineers are right for you, schedule a consultation with our cosmetic dentist in Los Angeles.