Dental stains can alter the appearance of your teeth and leave you feeling self-conscious about your unappealing smile. They can occur from any number of sources including the natural processes of aging, dark beverages, and occasional tobacco use.
In most cases, Dr. Shad Ingram can whiten your teeth by administering a dental bleaching treatment. However, if you struggle to change the lifestyle habits that caused the dental stains, they will gradually return.
In a situation like this, Dr. Shad Ingram might recommend installing dental veneers onto the teeth that appear in your smile. The dental grade porcelain material they are created from can be made to mimic the white appearance of natural tooth enamel.
If one of your teeth has physical defects such as a chip, dental fracture, old filling, or a new cavity, Dr. Shad Ingram might recommend restoring it with a porcelain dental crown. This will completely replace the original tooth enamel layer with the same dental porcelain used for your dental veneers.
A second appointment will be needed once the dental lab has completed the dental veneers and any required dental crowns. Dr. Shad Ingram will then cement the dental work into place with a strong dental adhesive.
If you live in the Syracuse, Utah, area and your smile is in need of cosmetic restoration, you can call 801-776-3000 to set up a consultation appointment at VIP Smiles.