Porcelain Veneers


Of all the methods available today for changing and improving the look of your smile, veneers are among the most popular and successful with our patients.

Picture a famous, beloved smile of a celebrity or politician. Chances are, the legendary smile has porcelain veneers! Sherman Oaks, CA patients can get the same dental perfection from Dr. Burstein.

With the advent of porcelain veneers, dentistry entered into a new era of predictably creating beauty in the smile. This procedure rectifies common cosmetic problems:

  • Misshapen Teeth
  • Color Issues
  • Crooked Smiles
  • Worn Teeth
  • Unsightly Spaces
  • Tooth Length Discrepancies

In short, porcelain veneers can address any of the conditions that can distract from that gorgeous, bright, sexy smile.

The procedure itself involves placing a porcelain shell, the approximate thickness of a fingernail, on the face of the teeth in question. The tooth enamel is prepared so that it is receptive to the veneer. A very strong chemical-bonding process makes them" one with the tooth". After placement the veneers look like natural teeth. Some advantages of porcelain veneers over bonding include increased longevity and resistance to staining. This painless procedure transforms your smile in only 2-3 visits.

In essence, this procedure is to the beautification of the smile as plastic surgery is to the rejuvenation of the face and body. As in plastic surgery, it is the advanced and specialized training that gives rise to the exceptional result. In order to attain that amazing and gorgeous smile, great skill is required in the smile design. The anatomy of the gums, colors, shapes, positions and tooth sizes have to be analyzed. It is this talent that allows me to perform artistry with the dentistry.

Dr. Burstein provides comprehensive dentistry for porcelain veneers in Sherman Oaks, CA.

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