How We Choose the Right Shade of Porcelain Dental Veneers
White, glossy flawless teeth can completely transform your smile. When you have dull, uneven and stained teeth, this not only ages your appearance, but it can deeply affect your self-esteem holding you back from having the confidence you need to ask for that job promotion, make plans for a first date or even just leave your house feeling your very best. Life is short, so there’s no better time to invest in a smile makeover than right now with porcelain dental veneers from Buckhead Cosmetic & Family Dentistry. With durability to last, you’ll be smiling proudly for years to come. And since our porcelain dental veneers are uniquely designed just for you, you’ll have the perfect shape and shade to enhance your overall features.
What are Porcelain Dental Veneers?
Porcelain dental veneers are thin layers of porcelain that are permanently bonded onto your natural teeth to give you a beautiful smile. Offering premium strength and longevity, they provide a superior solution to damaged teeth because they correct functional issues while giving you an aesthetically pleasing smile. Individually affixed to each tooth, our porcelain veneers are carefully constructed to ensure they perfectly match the shape, shade, and gingiva color of your natural teeth.
Choosing the Right Shade for Your Atlanta Porcelain Veneers
At Buckhead Cosmetic and Family Dentistry, designing your Atlanta porcelain veneers is an art. Since most teeth are not a single shade from top to bottom, creating your customized smile involves so much more than selecting colors from a chart. To craft a smile that is perfectly tailored to complement your natural look and facial features, we work with a master ceramist to go through an individualized staining and layering process to ensure your porcelain veneers are made to perfection.
During this process, we use the following criteria to choose the right shade for your porcelain dental veneers.
- Shade of white. When considering how you want your porcelain veneers to look, you are likely envisioning a bright shade of white. However, in some instances, staining that is too white can cause an unnatural look. As a rule, you should not select a shade of white that is brighter than your eyes.
- Translucency. Translucency is an essential component to creating the right color for your porcelain veneers because it determines how light will reflect off your teeth. Based on the shade of your natural teeth and enamel, you may require a softer or opaque veneer to achieve the appropriate level of translucency.
- Facial characteristics. When crafting your porcelain veneers, there are many other considerations outside of your teeth that go into the design. These include your smile shape, skin tone, face shape, age, and more to ensure your veneers are working in harmony with your natural beauty.
- Remaining teeth. If you decide to get porcelain veneers placed on individual teeth as opposed to a full set, your remaining teeth will play a significant role in shade selection. In certain circumstances, we may recommend that you undergo teeth whitening treatment before creating your veneers to assist with color matching.
Get a Smile Makeover at Buckhead Cosmetic & Family Dentistry
At Buckhead Cosmetic & Family Dentistry, we provide the best porcelain dental veneers in Atlanta at our award-winning office. Come see why the most influential celebrities in and outside of Atlanta choose our practice to receive their cosmetic dentistry procedures.
When you receive porcelain dental veneers from our talented team, you’ll have the strongest, artistically crafted porcelain veneers designed just for you that will completely transform your smile and make people stop and take notice.
To schedule a consultation and see if porcelain dental veneers are right for you, contact us today online or give us a call at 404-400-0400 and we’ll be happy to help you achieve the smile makeover of your dreams.