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Woman With Dental VeneersDental veneers improve the size, color, and contour of healthy teeth, particularly in the smile zone right in the front of your mouth. At Diamond Dental in Newtown, Dr. Ratna Vedullapalli is highly skilled in placing these translucent porcelain laminates, having completed complex cases with outstanding results. She could improve your smile, too.

Are veneers the right choice?

While porcelain veneers cover a variety of dental flaws with customized, tooth-colored ceramic, how do you know they'll help you? You have a small gap between your two front teeth and an obvious chip off a lateral incisor.

Come to Diamond Dental in Newtown for a consultation with Dr. Vedullapalli and be prepared to tell her your expectations for smile enhancement. The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry states that honest communication between dentist and patient almost guarantees a good smile makeover--whether simple or complex.

Specifically, veneers correct color and shape by placing a thin, tooth-shaped shell over the front of the tooth and cementing it permanently in place. Then, the teeth just blend in with the rest of your smile. Plus, veneers strengthen teeth, too.

After an examination and X-rays, Dr. Vedullapalli may advise veneer placement. If so, she'll take some oral impressions so the dental lab can make a three-dimensional model of your dentition and construct the veneers exactly to your preference and physical dimensions.

Additionally, your dentist will remove some enamel from your teeth so the veneers bond and fit properly. This amounts to about 1/2 millimeter of material and typically causes no problems with sensitivity.

When your new veneers are ready, your dentist will carefully try them on your teeth with water before adding the permanent adhesive. A special curing light hardens the cement, and you're ready to go.

Keeping veneers bright

Brush twice daily and floss every day just as you do the rest of your smile. Restrict hard foods and see the team at Diamond Dental semi-annually for a cleaning and examination. Many people keep their veneers for upwards of ten years!

Your winning smile

See it soon. Arrange your consultation at Diamond Dental in Newtown, CT. Porcelain veneers are a great way to the smile that compliments your overall appearance and your self-confidence, too. Call today at (203) 403-2428.