Dental veneers can be one of the best investments in yourself and your smile. If you are located in Greenwood Village or the Denver area and are interested in dental veneers, you have found the right place. Dr. Carolyn Kittell at Smile Essentials is a talented and knowledgeable dentist that focuses her practice on cosmetics. Not every patient needs porcelain veneers to have a beautiful smile. Porcelain veneers are beautiful, but they do require removal of enamel on the tooth.
Using a composite bonding technique to cover the tooth is all additive, requiring no removal of tooth structure. With these types of dental veneers we can close gaps between teeth, reshape teeth, and change the color. It can whiten and brighten your smile all at once! This procedure can be done with no numbing since there is no drilling into the tooth.
In this particular patient’s case (referring to the photo), she had chipped edges and rough surfaces on her front teeth. After her cosmetic consultation with Dr. Kittell, she recommended doing conservative cosmetic bonding instead of traditional porcelain veneers. Ultimately, the patient got a same day treatment with no numbing and the result was fabulous! After years of having chipped front teeth, the patient is now proud to smile .
To learn more about the procedure, check out this video of Dr. kittell performing cosmetic bonding live!
Benefits of cosmetic bonding:
- conservative, no removal of tooth structure
- color matching
- can brighten and whiten groups of teeth
- same day treatment
- no numbing or shots
- cost effective
- no temporaries
- gentle on opposing teeth
- can be repaired if needed (porcelain cannot)