If you have ever felt self-conscious about your smile, you owe it to yourself to ask our dentist about Lumineers®. Our cosmetic dentist in Troy, MI, can improve the appearance of your smile in as little as two appointments. Lumineers are perfect for patients who have slight gaps between front teeth or tooth discoloration. Unlike traditional dental veneers, Lumineers are thin enough that we don’t have to remove natural tooth structure.
What are Lumineers?
Lumineers are thin pieces of resin that slip over your existing teeth. The resin’s color is expertly blended to match the shade of your teeth, or the shade you hope to achieve. During the procedure, the Lumineers are bonded to your teeth to ensure a precise and comfortable fit. These veneers give you the appearance of white evenly-spaced teeth.
Should I Get Lumineers?
Lumineers are perfect for fixing small cosmetic issues like stained teeth or slight gaps between front teeth. If you have more serious issues like an overbite or crowded teeth, our cosmetic dentist may recommend orthodontic treatment.
How Much Do Lumineers Cost?
The cost will depend on the number and size of the teeth you want to fix. For example, fixing large teeth tends to be more expensive because they need more resin and time to bond properly. The position of your tooth can also affect cost. It’s a good idea to check what your dental insurance policy covers before scheduling your appointment.
What Happens During the Procedure?
During your consultation, our dentist will sit down with you to discuss your cosmetic dentistry options. If our dentist determines you are a candidate for the procedure, we can begin treatment as soon as possible. During your first visit with us, we will take dental impressions. We then send these impressions to the lab with other pertinent dental records.
When you return for your second visit, we will be ready to bond the Lumineers to your teeth. The procedure is relatively painless and the vast majority of our patients are able to resume their everyday activities after their Lumineers have been placed. Even though Lumineers are thinner than, they are durable enough to last over 20 years with proper care.
How Long Will the Results Last?
You will eventually have to replace your Lumineers during your life, usually every 10 to 15 years. However, Lumineers have been known to last up to 20 years with proper care. When you’re ready for your, schedule an appointment with our office.
Similar to what happened during your initial procedure, we will take impressions of your bite before sending them to the lab to have your custom veneers made. For your next appointment, we will bond the specially crafted resin to your teeth.
Request an Appointment with Dr. Nazarian
Dr. Ara Nazarian at the Premier Dental Center is dedicated to helping you achieve your best smile by offering Lumineers and other cosmetic dental services. To request an appointment with our cosmetic dentist in Troy, MI, call (248) 457-0500.