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By Cape Vista Dental
July 12, 2018
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: veneers  

VeneersDental veneers can accomplish many tasks to help improve the appearance of your smile and help you love the way you look. If you have cosmetic issues with your smile, especially chips, cracks, or discolorations, you may benefit from porcelain veneers. Find out more about porcelain dental veneers and what they can do for you with Dr. Andrew Yoon at Cape Vista Dental in Orange City, FL.

What can porcelain dental veneers do for me? 
Rather than changing the tooth itself, veneers lay over the tooth’s surface to change its appearance by masking its imperfections. A dental laboratory customizes each veneer, made of tooth-colored porcelain, especially for your teeth. This process takes about two weeks, meaning that you will require two separate dental appointments, one before and one after the laboratory process. The lab uses a clay impression of your mouth taken by your dentist to design the veneer. The final restorations return to your dentist’s office and, at your second appointment, are permanently bonded to your teeth.

The Benefits of Dental Veneers 
Some of the benefits of dental veneers are immediately obvious, such as the improvement to your smile’s aesthetics. However, these restorations do more than just make your smile look great. In some cases, veneers help teeth function more efficiently and close gaps or repair overcrowded areas to help you keep your smile clean. Additionally, veneers’ ability to make your smile look great helps you feel great, too, and boosts confidence and self-esteem levels.

Porcelain Dental Veneers in Orange City, FL
If you think dental veneers are for you, consult with your dentist to ensure that this is the best dental procedure for you and your smile. A consultation gives you plenty of time to address questions and concerns and become more comfortable with the ins and outs of this procedure.

For more information on porcelain dental veneers, please contact Dr. Andrew Yoon at Cape Vista Dental in Orange City, FL. Call (386) 774-0125 to schedule your appointment for a consultation with Dr. Yoon today!

By Cape Vista Dental
July 25, 2017
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: veneers   cosmetic dentistry  

Giving your smile a new look comes with many options. Choosing the most beneficial cosmetic dentistry procedure for you can seem veneersdifficult at first. However, thanks to their versatility, dental veneers can help patients who wish to completely overhaul their smile or simply repair a chipped tooth. Find out more about dental veneers with Dr. Andrew Yoon at Cape Vista Dental in Orange City, FL.

What can veneers do for me? 
Dental veneers treat various aesthetic dental problems. Veneers are often reserved for patients wishing to overhaul their entire smile, though can also benefit those who simply wish to improve the appearance of a single tooth. Some of the most common uses for veneers include improving the appearance of:

  • chipped teeth
  • discolored teeth
  • broken or otherwise damaged teeth
  • slightly overlapped teeth
  • slightly gapped teeth
  • uneven teeth

What can I expect during the procedure for veneers? 
Dentists usually complete the veneer process in two separate appointments. The dental laboratory who creates your veneers will require about two weeks between your first and second appointments. Your first appointment requires your dentist to prepare your teeth to receive the crowns, then take an impression of your mouth to serve as a guide for the design of your veneers. Your dentist sends the impression to the laboratory, where a technician designs and creates your veneers. Then, your dentist receives the final restorations back at their office after about two weeks. Your second appointment, scheduled after your dentist receives your veneers, will consist of fitting, sizing, and placing the veneers permanently onto the teeth.

Caring for Your Dental Veneers in Orange City, FL
Whether you have veneers or not, you should adhere to a strong at-home oral care routine. This should consist of brushing for at least two minutes twice daily and flossing between each tooth at least once. Patients should also see their dentist for regular dental examinations and cleanings at least every six months to ensure their teeth remain healthy and clean.

For more information on dental veneers, please contact Dr. Yoon at Cape Vista Dental in Orange City, FL. Call (386) 774-0125 to schedule your appointment with Dr. Yoon today!

By Cape Vista Dental
April 26, 2017
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: celebrity smiles   veneers  

What's an actor's most important feature? According to Vivica A. Fox, whose most recent big-screen role was in Independence Day: Resurgence, it's what you see right up front.

"On screen, your smile and your eyes are the most inviting things that bring the audience in" she said. "Especially if you play the hot chick."

But like lots of people, Vivica reached a point where she felt her smile needed a little help in order to look its best. That's when she turned to a popular cosmetic dental treatment.

"I got veneers years ago," Ms. Fox told Dear Doctor magazine in a recent interview, "just because I had some gapping that probably only I noticed."

What exactly are dental veneers? Essentially, they are thin shells of lustrous porcelain that are permanently attached to the front surfaces of the teeth. Tough, lifelike and stain-resistant, they can cover up a number of defects in your smile — including stains, chips, cracks, and even minor spacing irregularities like the ones Vivica had.

Veneers have become the treatment of choice for Hollywood celebs — and lots of regular folks too — for many reasons. Unlike some treatments that can take many months, it takes just a few appointments to have veneers placed on your teeth. Because they are custom made just for you, they allow you to decide how bright you want your smile to be: anywhere from a natural pearly hue to a brilliant "Hollywood white." Best of all, they are easy to maintain, and can last for many years with only routine care.

To place traditional veneers, it's necessary to prepare the tooth by removing a small amount (a millimeter or two) of its enamel surface. This keeps it from feeling too big — but it also means the treatment can't be reversed, so once you get veneers, you'll always have them. In certain situations, "no-prep" or minimal-prep veneers, which require little or no removal of tooth enamel, may be an option for some people.

Veneers aren't the only way to create a better smile: Teeth whitening, crowns or orthodontic work may also be an alternative. But for many, veneers are the preferred option. What does Vivica think of hers?

"I love my veneers!" she declared, noting that they have held up well for over a decade.

For more information about veneers, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation.

By Cape Vista Dental
March 18, 2016
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: veneers  

Why porcelain veneers are right for you

If you have front teeth that are badly stained, broken, cracked or poorly shaped, it may be time to think about porcelain veneers. veneersPorcelain veneers are the high-tech go-to treatment to fix many cosmetic issues with your front teeth. Dr. Andrew Yoon at Cape Vista Dental in Orange City, Florida wants to help you explore why porcelain veneers might be the perfect choice for you.

Porcelain veneers are a cosmetically beautiful solution to fix many problem areas of your smile. Dr. Yoon wants you to know veneers are a versatile solution to:

  • Repair damaged and broken teeth
  • Close gaps and spaces between teeth
  • Repair tooth wear due to aging or poorly aligned bite
  • Cosmetically straighten slightly overlapped teeth
  • Whiten your smile permanently

Porcelain veneers are thin laminate shells of sparkling white porcelain created just for you by highly skilled technicians in a dental laboratory. They are a very conservative treatment because Dr. Yoon will remove only a minimal amount of tooth structure to prepare your teeth for veneers. He matches the color of porcelain perfectly to ensure you have a completely natural looking smile.

Porcelain veneers are strong, and with proper care, they will last for years. They are also a great choice for smokers and coffee drinkers because porcelain doesn’t stain easily due to the high-tech materials used to create veneers.

Porcelain veneers are a unique treatment, created just for you. Because they are customized, porcelain veneers take about three appointments to complete; an examination and treatment plan appointment, tooth preparation, and then the final cementation by Dr. Yoon.

There are many benefits of porcelain veneers and just as many reasons why they are right for you. Porcelain veneers are an investment you are making in your smile, so stop in and see the best. Call Dr. Andrew Yoon at Cape Vista Dental in Orange City, Florida, your neighborhood expert in porcelain veneers. Call today and get ready for your new smile!