You have probably seen some ads for DIT dental veneers in your social media feed or stumbled across well-priced dental veneers available from a wide range of online retailers. Even though DIY dental veneers sound like a dream come true, there are a few important concerns your dentist at the Sacramento River Dental Group office wants you to know about.
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What Are DIY Veneers?
Concerns About DIY Veneers
For those looking to enhance the perfection of their smile, DIY dental veneers may seem like an especially attractive option. But some details should concern you about these temporary fixtures.
DIY dental veneers are only designed to be worn occasionally and not for very long periods. This means that they only provide the appearance of a straighter, brighter smile for a short period. On the other hand, professionally crafted dental veneers from your Sacramento dentist give you a perfect smile all day every day.
DIY veneers are made of low-cost materials and are not the highest quality, this means that they will need to be replaced several times and the costs can add up.
Even though some of these dental veneers require you to make a plastic mold of your teeth and send them off to your manufacturer, they are not incredibly custom. The results aren’t comfortable and even be straight out unrealistic.
One of the most important concerns is that the manufacturer of your dental veneers is not taking your bite into consideration when crafting these veneers, this means that if you were to place pressure on these veneers, they could shift your bite and place undue pressure on a specific side of your teeth or jaw. This could cause pain and discomfort if not treated.
When dental appliances do not fit well, and these DIY dental veneers usually don’t, they can create spaces between the teeth and the gums and this can lead to an array of problems. These gaps allow spaces between the appliance where bacteria can enter and hide. This leads to decay and cavities. Eventually, you may need to have a crown or a root canal.
Every patient’s mouth is completely unique and so are their goals and concerns. The only way to be sure that you will invest your cash into something long-term is to speak with a qualified dentist who understands your dental needs well. There are many different dental treatments available and only your Sacramento dentist can help you improve your smile safely.