Porcelain Veneers Houston, TX

Porcelain Veneers An Overview

Porcelain veneers provide a durable, highly effective and lasting solution to many cosmetic concerns. A permanent cosmetic dental restoration, porcelain veneers look and feel like a natural tooth. Custom made and fit to your unique smile, porcelain veneers are made of high-quality ceramic and cover the front and sides of the affected tooth for a secure and lasting fit. Dental veneers cover cosmetic blemishes and help to prevent further damage to the tooth.

Porcelain Veneers Address Cosmetic Concerns

Dental veneers can address a range of dental concerns.  Dental veneers can even be used to cosmetically correct the appearance of crooked teeth that do not compromise the function of the bite. Dr. Pruitt will help patients determine if dental veneers are the appropriate treatment for their cosmetic concern.

Dental veneers are commonly used to treat:

  • Gaps in teeth
  • Crooked teeth
  • Discolored teeth
  • Chips, cracks or breaks in teeth
  • Mishappen teeth

Houston, TX cosmetic dentist Dr. Eddie Pruitt is a Dawson Academy graduate and holds a Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry. A highly educated and trained cosmetic dentist, Dr. Pruitt has undergone extensive training in both restorative and cosmetic dentistry. His natural eye for facial aesthetics in combination with his unique training and 35 years of hands on experience enable Dr. Pruitt to provide beautiful cosmetic results that support stable and healthy smiles.

Porcelain Veneers What to Expect

Dental Veneers houston tx cosmetic dentist pruittDr. Pruitt will prepare the teeth by removing a small amount of enamel from the teeth that will be treated with dental veneers. Once the teeth are properly prepared, molds will be taken of the teeth. These molds are then sent to a dental lab to create custom veneers. The dental veneers will be custom crafted and color matched to blend with and enhance your natural smile.

Dr. Pruitt may fit patients with a temporary dental restoration while the final veneers are being fabricated. Once the final restoration is complete, patients will return to our Houston, TX dentist office for final adjustments and permanent bonding.

At this time Dr. Pruitt can make any changes required to the tooth to ensure our patients feel satisfied with the fit and appearance of their new porcelain veneers. The veneers will then be permanently bonded to the tooth using a special adhesive.

The porcelain veneer procedure may take 2-3 visits to our Houston, TX dentist office to complete. Once complete, dental veneers can be cared for much like your natural teeth. Patients will not have any dietary restrictions or limitations. While porcelain veneers do not require any special maintenance, they do rely on healthy gum and tooth structure for stability. Daily brushing and flossing, as well as regular dental check ups, are essential for long term success. Patients are able to enjoy their beautiful, confident smile right away.

Why choose Eddie Pruitt, DDS?