Lincoln Dentist gives you answers on Porcelain Veneers


Does your smile look less than perfect? Are you embarrassed about showing your teeth in public? Lincoln porcelain veneers from Vacek Family Dentistry can remake your smile in just 2 visits, and the cosmetic change will last.

What are porcelain veneers in Lincoln?

Porcelain veneers, or dental laminates, from Lincoln dentists, Dr Craig P. Vacek and his associate, Dr. Gufford, remake smiles spoiled by imperfections such as hairline cracks, discolorations, chips, odd shape, gaps and overcrowding. Placed in as few as 2 visits to Vacek Family Dentistry, porcelain veneers beautify smiles with a natural look and add a measure of durability, too.

Crafted by a master ceramist, porcelain veneers are super-thin shells of translucent dental ceramic. Tooth-shaped and appropriately colored, veneers disguise the front side of damaged teeth. Permanently bonded in place, porcelain veneers are strong and reliable as patients enjoy normal speaking, eating and smiling without being self-conscious.

The process of getting veneers

First, your Lincoln dentist examines teeth and gums to ensure they are free of cavities and gum disease. Digital x-rays, impressions and photos him formulate the instructions for the dental lab where a skilled technician builds a 3-D model of the patient’s face. From there, he or she sculpts veneers which fit the facial structure and mouth accurately and beautifully.

The dentist removes a very thin slice of enamel from the front of each tooth. This preparation allows the veneers to fit comfortably within the mouth. Additionally, Dr. Vacek places temporary laminates which are removed at the next office visit.

When the dentist in Lincoln cements the new veneers in place, he carefully adjusts how all the teeth bite together, and he ensures a good color match by adjusting the shade of the bonding cement. Some people experience a little tooth and gum sensitivity for a few days after placement, but this resolves quickly.

When to get Lincoln porcelain veneers

Many dentists call veneers “instant orthodontics” because this cosmetic dental treatment covers many imperfections easily and economically--without the expense and intricacy of traditional braces. Some people receive veneers after they have sustained damage to their teeth through a fall or auto accident. Others simply want dark stains and chips covered for a younger, more refreshed look.

Whatever the reason

If you are simply tired of how drab and unattractive your smile looks, then porcelain veneers from Vacek Family Dentistry may be for you. Dr. Vacek and his team offer professional teeth whitening, gum re-contouring and composite resin bonding for a look that says “you,” only better. And you’re guaranteed to want to show if off.

For a cosmetic dentistry consultation at Vacek Family Dentistry, contact the office team today for an appointment convenient to your schedule. Check out the Smile Gallery on our website to see how other people have improved their smiles with cosmetic dentistry services.