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By Hoffmaster Dental
July 09, 2021
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
Tags: porcelain veneers   veneers  

This popular restoration can enhance your smile for life.

Have you ever thought to yourself, “How do so many celebrities have such beautiful smiles?” Well, we’ll let you in on a little secret: A lot of them have dental veneers. They weren’t just born with the perfect set of teeth, a dentist helped them achieve this, and your York, PA, dentist Dr. Robert Hoffmaster can too. If you are interested in what cosmetic dentistry, particularly veneers can do for you, you've come to the right place! Here's what you should know about porcelain veneers:

What are dental veneers?

Veneers are extremely thin shells made from porcelain that our York, PA, cosmetic dentist will bond to the front of your teeth to hide dental imperfections. Dental veneers can do everything from covering up discolorations, cracks, and gaps between teeth to altering the shape, color, and overall size of one or more teeth.

are you dealing with dental problems that affect the look of your smile but not how your teeth function? If so, veneers may be the best approach for giving you a more beautiful set of teeth.

Who is a good candidate for dental veneers?

The ideal candidate will be someone who has healthy teeth and gums who wants to enhance and improve the appearance of their smile through cosmetic dentistry. If you are dealing with active decay or gum disease, these issues will need to be treated before you can get cosmetic dentistry.

It’s also important for our patients to understand what goes into getting dental veneers.  You will need to come in for a dental checkup and evaluation to make sure that your smile goals align with what veneers can offer you. After all, our goal is to make sure that you love your new smile.

Are dental veneers permanent?

Since we will need to shave off a very small amount of enamel from the front of the teeth, the dental veneer procedure is not reversible because enamel doesn’t grow back. Therefore, you should expect to have veneers for the rest of your life.

While the strongest restorations can’t last forever, with the proper care and maintenance your dental veneers could last up to 20 years or longer before needing to be replaced. If veneers show signs of cracks, chips, or damage, Dr. Hoffmaster can easily replace your old veneers with brand new ones.

If you are ready to turn to our York, PA, cosmetic dentistry team for veneers, the next step is to schedule a consultation so we can make sure that this restoration will provide you with the results that you want. Call Hoffmaster Dental today at (717) 846-9428 to schedule a cosmetic consultation with us.

By Hoffmaster Dental
March 06, 2020
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: veneers  

Do you want a smile that makes you feel more confident? Veneers are the solution.

Who doesn’t want a smile they can be proud of? Unfortunately, most people are dealing with discolorations, chips, or crooked teeth that keep them from having the best possible smiles. If this sounds like you, our York, PA, dentist Dr. Robert Hoffmaster can provide you with dental veneers. These are customized porcelain shells that bond directly to the front of teeth to completely alter and enhance your smile for life. Ask the staff at Hoffmaster Dental about these services today!

When you have veneers, your entire outlook on life changes!

Here are just a few examples:

  • You feel more confident in your appearance.
  • You'll smile more often.
  • A vastly improved quality of life.
  • An improvement in your social life.
  • A stronger and more durable smile.
  • The reduction or elimination of tooth sensitivity caused by excessively worn teeth.
  • A stain-resistant, natural-looking smile that is also easy to care for and maintain.

Wondering whether dental veneers could be right for you?

Most healthy adults who are dealing with imperfections that affect the overall appearance of their smiles can benefit from turning to our York, PA, cosmetic dentist for veneers. Veneers are right for you if you are looking to mask these common dental flaws:

  • Discolorations and deep, internal stains.
  • Chipped and cracked teeth.
  • Spaces or gaps between teeth.
  • Slightly misaligned or crooked teeth.
  • Slight crowding or overlapping of teeth.
  • Excessively worn-down teeth.
  • Teeth that are too short, oddly shaped or malformed.

By bonding veneers directly to your teeth, we can instantly hide these problems. Our York, PA, dentist gives you a smile that is brighter, symmetrical, and straighter. Before getting dental veneers, we will need to examine your teeth to make sure that they are healthy enough to support veneers. Once teeth are prepped and impressions are taken, a dental lab will get to work creating your very own set of veneers. You will then come into the office so we can check the fit before bonding them permanently to your teeth. In a matter of weeks, you could finally have the smile you’ve always wanted.

If you are ready to get a new and improved smile with the help of dental veneers, you’ll need a cosmetic dentist dedicated to providing you with the individualized care you’re looking for in York, PA. Call Hoffmaster Dental today at (717) 846-9428 to schedule a consultation with Dr. Robert Hoffmaster.

By Hoffmaster Dental
December 19, 2017
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: cosmetic dentistry   veneers  

Are you wondering what exactly dental veneers can do for the appearance of your smile?veneers

It’s almost the start of the New Year and, as you probably already know, most people start considering their New Year’s resolutions. Perhaps this year you’ve decided it’s time to improve the look of your smile. If you’ve dreamed of having a smile that rivals that of Hollywood stars, then our York, PA, dentist Dr. Robert Hoffmaster is here to tell you how veneers could help.

As you might be able to tell, these thin porcelain restorations are designed to look just like natural tooth enamel and when they are adhered to the front surface of one or more teeth they can greatly alter the shape, length, texture and even color of your smile.

You name the cosmetic flaw and chances are good that dental veneers can hide them. From stains and chips to gaps between teeth and minor crowding, there are so many dental issues of differing severities that dental veneers can improve.

Want a whiter smile but have deep stains that don’t seem to respond to professional teeth whitening? Do your front teeth overlap one another? Are there unsightly pits in the enamel of your teeth? If so, you’ve come to the right place because our York, PA, cosmetic dentist can easily mask all of these issues and more with this simple porcelain restoration.

How do I get veneers?

The first thing you will have to do is undergo a thorough examination. During your exam, we will also run X-rays to make sure that your teeth are strong enough and that there is enough healthy enamel to support veneers. If your oral health is great then chances are good that you’ll be a great candidate for veneers.

The next step is to prep your teeth and take impressions of them. Tooth preparation is minimal with this treatment, which is just one of the many reasons so many people turn to veneers. Instead of reshaping or removing a lot of enamel from your teeth we only have to remove trace amounts to make room for your veneers. The process is painless.

Impressions will also be taken so that we can create restorations that offer an exact fit over your teeth. Once your veneers have been created, you’ll come in one last time so that we can bond them to your teeth.

This is your year to finally have the smile you’ve always wanted. Let’s find out if dental veneers are right for you. Call Hoffmaster Dental in York, PA, today to schedule a consultation with your dentist. We want to give you a smile you’ll be happy with for years to come.