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By Great Florida Smiles
October 30, 2017
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: veneers   cosmetic dentistry  

You may have heard of veneers as a dental treatment to the stars, transforming actors’ smiles from drab to fab. However, veneers can veneersbenefit many different kinds of patients. Whether you want to completely overhaul your smile or subtly tweak a slightly misshapen tooth, veneers can do it all. Find out what veneers can do for your smile with your dentists at Great Florida Smiles and Orthodontics with locations in Santa Rosa Beach, FL and DeFuniak Springs, FL, Dr. Michael O’Donnell and Dr. Chris Farrugia.

What can veneers do for me? 
A dental veneer can treat a wide range of dental problems, from simple chips to serious dental staining. Your dentist can help you choose the best use of veneers for your smile. Some of the most common uses of veneers include:

  • stained teeth
  • yellowed teeth
  • uneven teeth
  • misshapen teeth
  • small misalignments
  • small gaps
  • slight crowding
  • chipped teeth
  • cracked teeth

How will my dentist determine if veneers can help me? 
Your dentist can assess your candidacy for dental veneers at a regular dental examination or specific consultation. During this process, your dentist will ensure that you have a strong at-home oral health routine to keep their teeth free from teeth decay and gum disease. Additionally, your dentist will assess your teeth’s enamel to ensure that it is strong enough to provide a good foundation for your veneers.

Dental Veneers in Santa Rosa Beach, FL
If you think you could benefit from dental veneers, you should consider consulting with your dentist. In addition to a consultation, your dentist will need to prepare the teeth and take an impression of your mouth for the dental laboratory who creates your veneers.

For more information on dental veneers or other porcelain dental restorations, please contact Dr. Michael O’Donnell and Dr. Chris Farrugia at Great Florida Smiles and Orthodontics with locations in Santa Rosa Beach, FL. Call (850) 622-5888 to schedule your appointment in Santa Rosa Beach, FL and (850) 892-2500 to schedule your appointment in DeFuniak Springs, FL today!

By Great Florida Smiles
September 09, 2016
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: veneers  

Give your smile the dental facelift it needs with porcelain veneers.

Getting the perfect smile shouldn’t be a major stressor in your life. With all the cosmetic dentistry options available from our Rosa veneersBeach, FL dentists, Dr. Michael O’Donnell and Dr. Kerri Hanson, you’ll be enjoying a beautiful smile in no time.

Regardless of how your smile came to be, getting dental veneers may be able to solve your issues. Veneers are great for masking common imperfections such as:

  • Discolorations
  • Cracks and chips
  • Worn or uneven teeth
  • Misshapen teeth
  • Spaces between teeth
  • Overlapping teeth

Veneers are applied over the front portion of your tooth to cover these flawed areas and to improve the overall appearance of your smile. Imagine being able to change the shape, size or color of your smile without needing braces or other more expensive cosmetic dentistry.

Once our Rosa Beach cosmetic dentists have examined your smile and determined that your cosmetic goals will be achieved through dental veneers, the first thing we will need to do is prepare the teeth for veneers. This requires some enamel to be filed down. But don’t worry; no more than 0.5 mm of enamel is removed and it’s painless.

Once teeth are prepared we will take impressions of your smile. A lab will use these impressions to help create dental veneers that fit perfectly to your teeth. Getting your custom dental veneers can take up to a week but once they are ready we will temporarily apply them over your teeth to make sure you are happy with how they look and fit. Then we will permanently adhere them to your teeth. With one good polish your new smile is ready to be flaunted!

Are you ready to take the plunge and get dental veneers in Rosa Beach, FL? Then book a consultation with Great Florida Smiles & Orthodontics today to find out if they are right for you.