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Sioux City IA 51106

Lumineers Make Red Carpet Smiles Available In Sioux City

Lumineers

Would you like to have the kind of show stopping smile you see on television or in movies – straight, symmetrical, white teeth that bring radiance to the whole face? It could be easier than you think. Dr. Dona Prince in Sioux City, IA is trained and experienced in the Lumineers smile perfecting technique.

About veneers

Traditional veneers are shells of porcelain, shaped to fit over visible surfaces of teeth that show when you smile. A single tooth may be treated; the four, six, or eight that are most noticeable; or even a whole arch.

Dental veneers disguise many common appearance concerns such as:

  • Minor misalignment, spacing issues, and crowding.
  • Gaps between teeth.
  • Enamel flaws – chips, fractures, pits, and bumps.
  • Enamel damage from excess fluoride supplements.
  • Deep discoloration that cannot be bleached with professional whitening.
  • Teeth that look too short, have an unusual shape, or are worn down.

What sets Lumineers apart?

The biggest difference between Lumineers and conventional veneers is thickness. The exclusive Lumineers material is uncommonly strong, while maintaining the translucency and luster of natural enamel. This means that Lumineers are much thinner – only about 0.2 mm. They are placed with little or no reduction (grinding down) of healthy tooth enamel, so no numbing is typically necessary, and Lumineers can be removed.

The procedure is completed in just two visits. At the first, Dr. Prince takes impressions of your mouth. They are sent to the Lumineers laboratory, along with information on the shading you desire. When you return in a few weeks, enamel is mildly etched for optimal adhesion, and Lumineers are bonded in place. The entire process is painless. Because Lumineers are so thin, they look natural – not blocky or opaque.

Living with Lumineers

Lumineers are extremely durable, allowing you to eat the foods you love, and lasting up to 20 years. While Lumineers cannot develop decay, remember that your own teeth are underneath them. To avoid cavities and gum disease, brush after meals and floss before bedtime. Visit Dr. Prince regularly for checkups and cleaning.

Your celebrity smile starts with a call to Dr. Dona Prince at (712) 355 5995.

 

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