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· What really are Lumineers, and what makes them different?

Lumineers are a type of dental veneer offered at your Baytown dental clinic. Dental veneers are thin slices of shells made from materials that are close in texture and color to the natural enamel of teeth. They are carefully placed over teeth to cover any imperfections and make someone’s smile more aesthetically appealing. The difference between regular veneers and Lumineers is the thickness and quality.

· Is it painful to get Lumineers?

While the thought of placing a thin cover onto your teeth may sound painful, it is one of the least uncomfortable dental procedures that you can get. Due to their extremely thin nature, it does not even feel as if there is anything new fixed on to your teeth. The thinness also helps your dentist to adhere to any kind of teeth without having to change their shape in any way.

· Are there any alternatives to Lumineers?

Yes, however, Lumineers are a popular and well-respected brand that produces a special high-quality veneer. The labs that they use are the DenMat Labs, which are known to be one of the most highly reputed manufacturers of dental materials in the country. They have won several awards, and are known as the number one patient requested veneer.

· Can Lumineers be a substitute for wearing braces?

It is case by case, the complexity and details of your particular orthodontic issue will be considered during your consultation with a qualified dentist in Baytown, CO. However, generally, Lumineers can be worn to fix plenty of orthodontic issues that require braces. For example, issues like small to moderate gaps between your teeth can quickly be fixed by an adequately inserted set of veneers.

· What is the durability of Lumineers?

Due to the high quality of materials used in manufacturing Lumineers near you, they can last up to 20 years and remain in perfect condition if appropriately maintained. The high durability of Lumineers is clinically proven.

· How credible are Lumineers?

DenMat labs where Lumineers are manufactured have a long well-reputed history of over three decades. They have been in operation since 1974, winning the trust of thousands of patients and plenty of industry awards for the quality of their products along the way. According to their website, there are over 13,000 dentists who have recommended Lumineers for their patients, with over one million Lumineers successfully placed on patients.

· Are Lumineers removable?

Lumineers are removable if needed. They do not in any way damage or weaken the natural teeth. If you want them removed, simply visit your dental office in Baytown. It is a quick and painless procedure.

· What are the food restrictions when wearing Lumineers?

Another great benefit of wearing Lumineers is that they do not restrict your diet in any way. Whether it be chewing gum or that favorite sticky candy that you love, there is no need to give them up for the sake of having a beautiful set of teeth thanks to Lumineers. However, it should be noted that while there are no food restrictions, wearing Lumineers does not replace good oral hygiene habits. You should remember to thoroughly rinse your mouth after eating sticky candy and maintain proper brushing and flossing habits to ensure you increase the durability of your veneers.

· What is the procedure for getting Lumineers like?

During your first visit scheduled at your dental clinic for Lumineers, your dentist will take a precise mold of your teeth to prepare the Lumineers. Your dentist will take your preference into account when selecting the shade of white for them. DenMat Lab will create the perfect custom Lumineers for you after receiving your mold. At your second visit, you can have Lumineers placed on you without the need for any anesthetics or drilling.



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