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Are teeth veneers permanent?

Veneers in Albuquerque, NM | Essenmacher Family DentalVeneers Are A Lifelong Commitment

When seeking dental veneers in the Albuquerque area, seeking a skilled and experienced dentist can make all of the difference between okay results and a stunning, natural-looking smile. You should also find a dentist who welcomes your questions, especially when making a permanent change to your smile.

Porcelain veneers are one of those big decisions that are permanent and should be considered carefully. To make veneers look natural and fit properly, polishing the surfaces of your natural teeth is necessary, which means they are a lifelong commitment.

That being said, most of our patients who choose veneers wish they had done it sooner. With the proper care and some common sense caution, your veneers will last many years – even decades.

Protect Your Veneers

Avoid biting into anything other than food, including fingernails. Hard substances can crack or even cause veneers to detach from teeth. We can replace your veneers should they become damaged, but protecting them is much easier and less costly.

It is also important to keep your regular dental appointments with your Albuquerque dentist and stay on track with your dental cleanings and exams. While veneers will not decay, the supporting tooth structure could, and gum health is always essential to protecting any smile.

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