Interested in instant smile rejuvenation? With porcelain veneers, your Livingston dentists, Dr. David Silverstrom and Dr. Gary Silverstrom, offer complete smile transformation in as little as two visits. Porcelain veneers provide durable and esthetically pleasing smile restoration. Livingston Porcelain Veneers Quiz 1. True or False: Veneers are made from dental porcelain. 2. True or False: Veneers address many different smile imperfections. 3. True or False: Each veneer is custom-made. 4. True or False: Veneers provide long lasting restoration. Answer Key 1. True. Porcelain reflects light in a similar manner as natural teeth, mimicking the translucent nature of tooth enamel. Porcelain is also durable and able to withstand pressures and bite forces. 2. True. Porcelain veneers allow your Livingston dentists to mask permanent dental discoloration. Veneers may also be recommended to correct the appearance of misalignment or close any unsightly gaps between your teeth. When a tooth becomes cracked, chipped, pitted, or worn down, Dr. David or Gary Silverstrom may prescribe veneers. Finally, veneers allow your Livingston dentists to reshape malformed teeth. 3. True. First, Dr. David or Gary Silverstrom will prepare the surface of your tooth by removing a miniscule layer of enamel. An impression will then be taken and sent to our onsite dental lab. There, an expert ceramist will fabricate your veneers. After checking the fit, Dr. David or Gary Silverstrom will place the veneers using a powerful bonding agent. 4. True. With proper care, porcelain veneers can provide decades of quality smile restoration. Always maintain good dental habits, including brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing once. You should also attend checkups and cleanings once every six months. These visits allow Dr. David or Gary Silverstrom to assess the health of your smile and evaluate the strength of your new veneers. To learn more about veneers and our other cosmetic procedures, schedule an appointment with Dr. David Silverstrom or Dr. Gary Silverstrom. About Dr. David Silverstrom and Dr. Gary Silverstrom: The Silverstrom Dental Group provides the latest in comprehensive dental care for patients in Livingston, NJ and surrounding communities. To schedule an appointment, call (973) 797-9345.