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Porcelain Veneers in Pittsburgh

Transform your smile with quality, custom-made porcelain veneers.

Beautiful, natural-looking veneers

Many dentists do veneers; however, there aren’t many that look at the whole picture. Your bite is important for your comfort and function, but also to ensure that your veneers will last you for a long time. Cosmetic dentistry is an investment and it is important to protect that! At Pittsburgh Dentist, we provide quality long-lasting porcelain veneers that can completely transform your smile.

A smile that meets your needs and exceeds your expectations.

Our veneers are customized specifically for you – with the perfect shade and amount of translucency and design that will give you the natural, enhanced smile that you deserve.

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What is a porcelain veneer?

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Porcelain veneers are thin, custom-made porcelain shells designed to cover the front surface of your teeth to improve your smile’s appearance. They are bonded to the front of your teeth with very minimal prep to provide you with a bright, natural-looking smile!

  • Deep or severe stains, including those resistant to tooth-whitening procedures
  • Replacement for existing bonding
  • Teeth with visible cracks, pitting and other kinds of surface damage
  • Crooked teeth
  • Disproportionately sized or shaped teeth
  • Misshapen teeth
  • Gaps between teeth

What to expect with the veneer process

While creating veneers is a fairly simple and straightforward process, we do things differently at Pittsburgh Dentist. Dr. Alex takes the time to assess your mouth as a whole and ensures that all mechanical functions of the jaw are working properly. We go beyond treating your teeth to make sure the rest of your mouth is healthy, too. By looking at your mouth as a whole, your veneers can last longer and look and feel as natural as possible.

Porcelain veneers typically take two visits to complete. Before porcelain veneers are applied, a small amount of enamel is removed from the natural teeth to smooth and shape them for a proper fit. Then, we take an impression of the teeth which is sent to the lab where the porcelain veneers will be custom-made for you. When you come in for your next appointment to have the veneers applied, Dr. Alex will shape and mold them, then bond the veneer to your tooth for a comfortable feel and natural look.

The benefits of porcelain veneers

Commonly referred to as the “Hollywood Smile”, porcelain veneers are one of the most effective cosmetic dental treatments that produce beautiful results. Porcelain is the most durable material for veneers and, because they’re custom-made, look incredibly natural. Veneers are a great investment if you want to improve your smile and confidence.

  • Lasts longer than composite, ceramic, and other types of materials
  • Stain-resistant with a glaze and sealed finish
  • Can last 10-15 years or more with the right procedure and proper hygiene
  • Looks and feels natural
  • Low-maintenance Requires little enamel removal
  • A non-invasive procedure
  • Can prevent tooth discolouration
  • Helps protect natural teeth



The difference between porcelain and composite veneers

The two main types of veneers are porcelain and composite. Porcelain veneers are made of thin shells of porcelain while composite veneers are made of engineered resin. At Pittsburgh Dentist, we only do porcelain veneers because of their quality, durability, and aesthetics. Porcelain is an extremely strong material and can last for 10-15 years with proper care. On the other hand, composite veneers have a shorter lifespan of about 4-8 years.

While composite veneers are less expensive and require less time to complete, porcelain is a far stronger material with a longer lifespan. Porcelain veneers are an investment and the beautiful, natural-looking results are well worth it.


Why choose Pittsburgh Dentist for porcelain veneers?

Dr. Alex is an award-winning and well-known leader in special dentistry, including cosmetic procedures and neuromuscular dentistry treatments. Our practice consists of highly-trained, experienced, and well-educated dental professionals who strive to achieve excellence in everything we do.

As part of our commitment to providing quality dental care, we make it a priority to learn, improve, and stay up-to-date on new dental technologies and techniques. Our complete dentistry approach treats the whole patient instead of a specific area of dental care. We understand that treating one area of the mouth can affect another.

At Pittsburgh Dentist, we not only help you achieve the smile you’ve always wanted, but we make sure your smile is functioning as it should. We keep this a priority with all of our dental procedures. When you choose Dr. Alex and her team, you’re choosing some of the highest quality dental care in the Pittsburgh area.

Learn how Dr. Alex can help you achieve the smile you have always dreamed of, schedule a consultation today!

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