Your smile can be beautifully transformed with porcelain veneers in as few as two appointments. Many patients are surprised at how quickly they can receive a stunning smile makeover for teeth that for years had been discolored, chipped, or had spaces between them. Dr. Camille Adli is a highly expert cosmetic dentist with an artistic approach to giving you the smile you’ve always wanted.
What Are Porcelain Veneers?
Veneers are custom-made, thin shells of porcelain. Although the shells are thin, they are more durable than your natural teeth, and they look like beautiful natural teeth. The veneers are made in a lab by Dr. Adli’s master ceramist, and Dr. Adli bonds them to your teeth.
How Does Dr. Adli Customize Your Smile?
At your first appointment, Dr. Adli will ask you what you like and dislike about your smile. She will show you pictures of smile makeovers she has done to help you decide what you want your new smile to look like.
Next will be a thorough examination of your teeth, including any needed x-rays, photographs, and impressions. Based on your input and Dr. Adli’s expertise, a wax model of your proposed smile makeover will be made. You will give Dr. Adli feedback on what you like or dislike about the model, and adjustments will be made until you love it.
After you have approved the wax model, Dr. Adli will make a beautiful provisional set of veneers for you to wear. Your natural teeth will then be prepared for veneers. This may require very lightly shaving the front of your teeth (less than 1 mm) to ensure that your veneers will fit properly and look completely natural. Wearing the provisional veneers will give you an exciting preview of how your final veneers will look when you smile and how they will feel when you speak and eat. They will look beautiful, so you should feel comfortable wearing them for as long as you need to in order to help you decide if your new smile complements your facial features and is truly an expression of you.
If you want even the slightest changes made to your temporary veneers, let Dr. Adli know. She will make the adjustments or make new provisional veneers until you are thrilled with your new smile. In Dr. Adli’s words, “As long as you’re patient, we’ll go until you’re happy. You’re the boss.” After you approve the provisional veneers, a picture of them will be taken and an impression will be made. Dr. Adli will send the information, along with instructions to her master ceramist, for your porcelain veneers to be made. When your veneers are ready, they will be attached to your natural teeth with a try-in paste. If the your new smile is exactly what you want, it will be bonded to your teeth. Otherwise, it will be sent back to the ceramist for adjustments, or if necessary, to be completely remade.
Porcelain Veneers from a Long Beach Cosmetic Dentist
Dr. Adli has the understanding and expertise required to provide you with veneers that have a life-like appearance. She completed the Aesthetic Continuum at UCLA to learn the latest techniques and innovations in cosmetic dentistry. She is also a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and attends their annual scientific sessions. But more than expertise, she is an artist at heart and has a passion for creating beautiful smiles.
Dr. Adli’s Beautiful Smile Guarantee
Dr. Adli’s experience is that when you try on your new smile makeover, you will love it immediately. If by chance you don’t immediately love yours, don’t worry. Dr. Adli guarantees that your new smile won’t be bonded on until you love it. Read more about her beautiful smile guarantee.
Are you interested in finding out if this treatment is right for transforming your smile? Call us to request an appointment for a complimentary consultation, or request an appointment online.