Dental veneers first made their appearance in Hollywood in the 1930s. Dentistry was rarely a priority for early actors, and their smiles often suffered due to this dental neglect. Dr. Charles Pincus came up with the idea to attach acrylic shells to the fronts of the actors’ teeth to hide the years of damage. These early veneers were temporary in nature, but as the field of cosmetic dentistry advanced, so did veneers. Today, we have more advanced materials than ever before, and our Torrance lower Lava veneers expert can transform your smile using the latest advancements to create a look that is just as beautiful as any Hollywood smile today.
Lava veneers are a special type of veneer. Unlike traditional porcelain veneers, Lava veneers are made using Zirconia, a special crystal, and nanoceramic that allows them to be as translucent as natural teeth. The Zirconia is then blended with resin, which allows it to have some flexibility, just like natural teeth. This allows them to withstand bite forces better than conventional porcelain, which can be brittle in some circumstances. Our expert in lower Lava veneers in Torrance can help you decide if Lava veneers are right for you.
Lower Lava Veneers Torrance
If you are a candidate for Lava veneers, the process is similar to that of conventional veneers. Your teeth will need to be prepared, which means that some enamel will be removed to make room for the veneer layer. This is usually a minimal amount of enamel. Our Torrance lower Lava veneers expert may then use temporary veneers to protect your teeth while the dental lab creates your new veneers.
The Lava veneers will be bonded to your teeth at a later appointment. This process is done using a special bonding material and light. This creates a strong bond between the tooth and restoration, ensuring the veneers can remain in place for many years. Our expert in lower Lava veneers in Torrance will explain the best way to maintain your new veneers. Good dental hygiene will ensure your teeth and gums stay strong and healthy for years to come.
Call us today to learn more or to schedule your appointment with our Torrance cosmetic dentist.