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Veneers – River Ridge, LA

Replacing Smile Flaws with Dental Perfection

Woman smiling as dentist preps for veneers in River Ridge

When you’re out on the town with friends, are you happy to share a smile? When you’re in a meeting with colleagues, are you eager to speak up and contribute ideas? Or are you more hesitant to smile because you are ashamed of your teeth? If so, then the time has come for you to talk to one of our incredible dental professionals about veneers. All our dentists are skilled in both the procedure and the artistry of placing veneers to create stunning smiles that River Ridge residents can be proud to show off!

Why Choose deJong, Plaisance, and Bostick Family Dentistry For Veneers?

  • Gorgeous, Lasting Results For Your Teeth
  • New Orleans Area Top Cosmetic Dentists
  • Trusted by River Ridge Since 1980

What Are Dental Veneers?

Dental veneers at deJong, Plaisance, and Bostick Family Dentistry

By definition, a veneer is a material of superior value that is placed over an inferior surface. Porcelain veneers fit that description perfectly. Made of high-quality dental porcelain—or sometimes composite resin material—veneers are used to conceal teeth that have any number of cosmetic imperfections, such as:

  • Chips and cracks
  • Breaks and fractures
  • Stains and discoloration
  • Gaps and irregular spacing

In addition, veneers can be used to change the size, shape, and alignment of a tooth. Whether your teeth are compromised by one of these flaws or several, porcelain veneers can give you a smile that is beautiful and will give you a new sense of confidence.

The Process of Getting Veneers

Depiction of a veneer over a tooth in River Ridge

With the aid of X-rays, impressions, and photos, our dentists create a smile that is made just for you!

Placing porcelain veneers happens over two appointments. First, your dentist files down a micro-thin layer of tooth enamel. This is a permanent alteration that must be made to accommodate the veneers. Although porcelain veneers are very thin, they can still stick out if we don’t make room for them.

Once your teeth are prepped, you’ll wear a temporary acrylic set of veneers while your permanent ones are handcrafted in a dental lab. In about two weeks, you’ll return to your River Ridge dentist to have each veneer bonded into place. With regular dental checkups and proper oral hygiene at home, your porcelain veneers can last for many years.

Benefits of Veneers

Man smiling with his veneers in River Ridge

At deJong, Plaisance, and Bostick Family Dentistry we approach each patient as an individual with unique features. So, we want to hear about your smile goals. Together, we’ll make sure you have a smile that suits your facial features and your preferences. Here are some of the great benefits you can hope to achieve through your new veneers:

  • Stain-resistant shell to prevent tooth discoloration.
  • Durable protection for the front of your teeth that can last up to 15 years.
  • Obscure multiple dental imperfections with a single treatment.
  • Natural results that blend seamlessly with your smile.

If you want to get your grin looking great with one cost-effective procedure, porcelain veneers might be just the treatment you’re looking for. Contact us at our River Ridge office for a veneer consultation and start your smile makeover with us today.