A variety of factors can hinder the appearance of our smiles. You may suffer from misalignment or experience permanent dental discoloration. In order to keep your smile gorgeous and bright, The Silverstrom Group offers a breakthrough cosmetic procedure: porcelain veneers. In today’s blog, your Livingston dentists, Dr. David Silverstrom and Dr. Gary Silverstrom, answer common questions about porcelain veneers.Frequently Asked QuestionsQuestion: How do veneers work?Answer: A thin shell of dental porcelain will be crafted based on an impression taken of your smile. After checking the fit, Dr. David or Gary Silverstrom will place the veneers on the front teeth with a powerful bonding agent.Question: Do porcelain veneers look natural?Answer: Yes. The veneers are custom-made and specially shaded to ensure they blend seamlessly with your smile. Dental porcelain mimics the translucent qualities of tooth enamel, providing natural looking cosmetic repair.Question: What smile issues can porcelain veneers address?Answer: With porcelain veneers, your Livingston NJ cosmetic dentists can improve the appearance of misalignment and mask permanent teeth stains. Veneers also repair cracked, chipped, or worn down teeth. Porcelain veneers may also be recommended to close gaps between teeth or reshape malformed or damaged teeth.Question: How do I care for my veneers?Answer: To maintain your veneers, simply care for your restoration as your would your natural teeth. Always brush your teeth twice a day and floss at least once. This cleanses the mouth of bacteria and stray food particles, improving oral hygiene. In addition, attend routine checkups and cleanings so Dr. David or Gary Silverstrom can assess the health of your smile and the state of your veneers.Schedule an Appointment with Your Livingston NJ Cosmetic DentistsInterested in improving your smile with our innovative porcelain veneers? To learn more about our cosmetic procedures, talk to your Livingston NJ cosmetic dentists today. Dr. David Silverstrom and Dr. Gary Silverstrom will recommend the most appropriate technique for restoring your tooth to full function and beauty. Contact The Silverstrom Group in Livingston, New Jersey by calling (973) 797-9345. The Silverstrom Group is located at 580 South Livingston Avenue, Livingston, New Jersey.