Oakland City Dental

Dahab Gaime, DDS

Dentist located in Oakland, CA

Cracked, stained, or misshapen teeth can cause you to feel less than your best. Dahab Gaime, DDS, and the dental professionals with Oakland City Dental provide porcelain veneers as a means to improve your smile's appearance and function. Look and feel your best with custom veneers provided by the qualified team at Oakland City Dental in Oakland, California. Book a consultation online or call today.

Veneers Q & A

What are veneers?

Veneers are thin porcelain shells made to replicate the natural look of your teeth. Before bonding the veneers to your existing teeth, one of the qualified dentists at Oakland City Dental goes tooth-by-tooth to fit each veneer. Veneers fix flaws like gaps, stains, cracks, or misshapen teeth. In addition, they help reinforce delicate teeth.

Veneers can be made from composite resin or porcelain. Porcelain is the most stain-resistant material out of the two materials. Porcelain more closely resembles your actual teeth enamel, too. One of the experienced dental team members explains your options and helps you select the best type of veneers for your needs.

How do I get veneers?

After a meeting to talk through your veneer options and the results you’d like to see, you return for another appointment. Here, a skilled cosmetic dental specialist readies your current teeth for the shape of the veneers by scraping off a minimal amount of enamel from the surface. Once your teeth are prepared, your dental practitioner makes an impression of your teeth so the dental lab can create your custom veneers.

When the veneers arrive from the lab, you return to the office and have them custom-fitted to each of your teeth. Once your teeth are entirely prepared for the bonding process, the dental specialist applies a unique adhesive and light beam. This step helps the cement bond firmly to the porcelain. In no time your veneers are permanently in place, and you have a new and improved smile! 

What are some advantages of veneers?

Veneers offer a natural-looking solution for broken, crooked, or misshapen teeth. Also, they provide the following benefits:

  • Stain resistance
  • Well-tolerated by your gums
  • Ability to lighten darker teeth, so they appear whiter
  • Look great with no invasive dental work
  • Reinforce weak teeth
  • Cheaper than other dental treatments such as crowns

Book a consultation online or call Oakland City Dental today to see how easy it can be to improve your smile with custom veneers.