Our highly trained dentists are pleased to offer Lumineers®️ as one of the options to improve your smile. Lumineers® is a thinner version of porcelain veneers that do not involve shaving down of enamel. In cases where it is not advisable to remove tooth structure, Lumineers® is a preferable option to traditional veneers.
Lumineers® are about 0.3 mm in thickness compared to traditional veneers, which are roughly 0.5 mm. They are highly translucent and closely replicate the look and color of natural teeth. Lumineers® in Citrus Heights, CA, can be simply bonded over the tooth, which makes them a fast, painless, and reversible option.
Like veneers, Lumineers® is a cosmetic solution that can be used to fix superficial problems and improve the tooth’s appearance. However, they cannot be used to treat underlying issues like decay or cavities. Lumineers® are popular and versatile restorations that offer multiple benefits. They can:
Please contact our reliable dentists in Citrus Heights, CA, for a Lumineers®️ consultation today.
It usually takes two visits to fasten Lumineers®.
First Appointment – Our experienced cosmetic dentists will help you determine the right shade of Lumineers®️ for your needs. If you want a whiter shade, you may wish to get teeth whitening treatment before placing the Lumineers®. Patients do not require temporary veneers as there is no need to shave down tooth enamel.
Second Appointment – Once the Lumineers® are ready, we will cement the restoration into place and check for fit, appearance, and comfort. There is no post-procedure pain or sensitivity.
In case of an extensive chip, crack, or damage, you may need to consider alternative restorations like crowns, inlays, onlays, or implants. While Lumineers® is an ideal solution to correct slightly misaligned teeth, severely misaligned teeth may require orthodontic treatment.