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Dental veneers can help patients in the Piedmont, NC area brighten their smiles

Dental Veneers Procedure in Piedmont NC Area

Do you feel self-conscious about your smile? Do cracked or chipped teeth force you to miss opportunities both socially and professionally? With dental veneers, patients in Piedmont, NC can cover minor tooth imperfections and transform their smile into one they’ve always dreamed of. Dr. Virtue uses porcelain veneers to mask flaws and leave a radiant and natural looking smile.

Veneers are ultra-thin pieces of porcelain ceramic. When bonded to the front of existing teeth, they can cover several imperfections including crooked, cracked, misshapen, or improperly spaced teeth.

The dental veneer procedure is typically completed in two separate appointments.

Initial appointment

During the initial appointment, the teeth will need to be prepared for the placement of veneers. This involves removing a thin layer of enamel from the front of the tooth, allowing room for bonding of the permanent veneer. Impressions will be taken to help determine the appropriate shape and color of the veneers. This information is then shared with the laboratory that creates the veneers. In the interim, temporary veneers can be placed to allow you to become accustomed to the way they feel.

Second appointment

Once the permanent veneers are ready for placement, you will come back to the office for placement. Dr. Virtue will check the size, shape, and color to make sure your veneers are a perfect fit. Any necessary adjustments can be made before the veneers are bonded to the teeth.

Benefits of dental veneers

Veneers allow patients a minimally invasive way to correct minor alignment and spacing issues with their teeth. They are also extremely effective at masking cracks and chips. Porcelain is a translucent material that reflects light similarly to tooth enamel. Because the porcelain material can be matched to the color of the teeth, patients are left with a smile that is beautiful and natural looking. Patients who are interested in a whiter smile may want to seek teeth whitening services prior to the placement of dental veneers. Porcelain is resistant to stain and veneers require no special care beyond proper oral hygiene.

To learn more about dental veneers, call our office today to schedule a consultation.

Dr. Virtue and all his staff are wonderful! I have always gotten great care and have always be treated kindly by everyone there!! I highly recommend Dr. Virtue to anyone who has ever had a bad experience or who has a fear of dentist because he will wipe all of that away with one visit!! I know because I used to be someone who was afraid to go to a dentist due to bad experiences until Dr.Virtue!! Dr. Virtue and his staff make you feel at home and when you walk into his office it feels like you're going to visit good friends instead of going to see the dentist!!! They never make you feel like you are a bad person if you can't get dental care on time and work with you to make sure that you can get the care you need as soon as possible!! Can't say enough great things about them!! Thanks Dr. Virtue and staff for all the wonderful care you have given me over the years!!
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Dr. William Virtue, DDS, AGD, FIAOMT, DNM best doctor near Rochester, MI

William Virtue, DDS, AGD, FIAOMT, DNM
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William Virtue, DDS, AGD, FIAOMT, DNM studied dentistry at Indiana University and opened Virtue Dental Care in 1979. He became interested in biological dentistry many years ago as he realized that dentistry should benefit one’s overall health and not just oral health. That is why he practices mercury-safe, biocompatible dentistry in accordance with the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology’s (IAOMT) health and safety standards. He is SMART (Safe Mercury Amalgam Removal Technique) certified by the IAOMT too.
Dr. Virtue was President of the Forum for Contemporary Dental Esthetics and the IAOMT, of which he is also a Fellow. He enjoys teaching biological dentistry to dentists and staff. He continues to educate himself on developments in dentistry to provide the best services for patients.

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Mary Katherine Taylor, DDS, ADA, NCDS, AIAOMT

Mary Katherine Taylor, DDS, ADA, NCDS, AIAOMT became interested in dentistry at an early age and volunteered at dental clinics. A student of Starmount High School and Wake Forest University, she earned her dental degree from UNC-Chapel Hill School of Dentistry. She is passionate about education and prevention: She updates her knowledge with a variety of continuous education courses while teaching patients about caring for and maintaining their teeth for a long, healthy life.