Achieve a Beautiful-looking Smile with Porcelain Veneers

If you are unhappy with the appearance of your smile, porcelain veneers offer a comprehensive and long-lasting solution. Dr. Robert Astles provides custom porcelain veneers to help patients in Vero Beach, FL, and surrounding areas achieve beautiful-looking smiles. These thin, ceramic shells are bonded to the front surface of natural teeth to cover chips, staining, and other minor cosmetic imperfections. To learn more about porcelain veneers, contact our practice today.

Designing Your Porcelain Veneers

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Your porcelain veneers will be custom-made to blend seamlessly with your surrounding teeth. We offer veneers made of IPS e.max® ceramic, which is renowned for its strength, durability, and ability to mimic the look of natural enamel. When planning treatment, Dr. Astles will take notes on the size, shape, and color of veneers that will best achieve your goals and complement your smile. He will then create a custom wax-up so you can view the intended results and discuss any changes.

Applying Your Veneers

Once you have approved your wax-up, Dr. Astles will order a set of temporary veneers. Before placing the temporaries, he will resurface the front surface of your teeth to create sufficient space and an ideal bonding surface for each veneer. Next, your temporary veneers will be attached, and you will wear them for a few weeks while your permanent veneers are crafted. This is an important part of your treatment, as it allows you to tell Dr. Astles about any complications with your bite or changes you would like to make.

After ensuring the proper adjustments are made to your permanent veneers, you will return to our office for a final procedure. During this appointment, Dr. Astles will remove your temporary veneers and bond your permanent IPS e.max® veneers in place, instantly enhancing the appearance of your smile. You will care for your veneers just like normal teeth, and you can return to everyday activities with a beautiful new smile.

In addition to traditional porcelain veneers, we also offer LUMINEERS®. LUMINEERS® feature very thin shells, so they can be placed over the front of teeth with minimal preparation. LUMINEERS® are a good option for patients with very small or worn-down teeth. Ultimately, Dr. Astles will help you determine the type of veneer that is right for you.

It would be extremely difficult to imagine a dental practice more pleasant to use. Dr Astles is one in a million. Im fortunate to have found him and his staff.

- ELAINE W.

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Treatment Benefits

Porcelain veneers offer many wonderful advantages:

  • Durability: Our veneers are made of IPS e.max®, which is a remarkably strong material that is resistant to chips, cracks, and even stains. With proper care, your IPS e.max® veneers can last for more than a decade.
  • Easy Cleaning: Veneers are securely bonded to the natural enamel of your teeth using special adhesive, so you can brush, floss, and rinse your teeth like normal.
  • Wide-ranging Applications: No other single cosmetic treatment can address the wide range of aesthetic imperfections like porcelain veneers. 

Schedule an Appointment Today

Our high-quality porcelain veneers can enhance the appearance of your smile and improve your confidence. Dr. Astles' blend of artistry and skill can ensure that your veneers achieve the smile of your dreams. Contact our practice today today to schedule a personal consultation and learn more.