Reasons Why do people get Veneers?

It’s the dream of everybody to have that beautiful smile which when you laugh you’re not afraid of what people might see in your mouth. But, Why do people get Veneers? well, not all of us have been lucky to have a perfect smile. Most people have dealt with or are dealing with at least one dental issue that has been lowering their self-esteem and affecting their confidence. However, your smile can be restored without having to go through surgical procedures but rather using veneers. What’s a veneer? Well, this is a thin porcelain layer that’s made to fit the front surface of the tooth. Sometimes instead of porcelain, a natural-color composite material is used. The question is, Are veneers a good choice? let’s talk about different circumstances that people use veneers.

Tooth Erosion Treatment

Tooth erosion happens when the enamel is destroyed by chemicals found in food and bodily fluids. Enamel is the hardest part of the body and its main function is to protect the delicate underneath part of the tooth. When this surface is exposed to a lot of acidic food, it becomes prone to tear and wear which is called enamel/tooth erosion. When this happens, a hollow might develop on the tooth exposing the underneath sensitive part of the tooth. This results to serious sensitivity to acidic, cold and hot foods and not to mention the hollow that creates a ground for bacteria infection if tooth erosion treatment is not administered. Below are some tooth erosion treatment options. You can view more about this online.

Are yellow teeth normal?

You might have seen people with their teeth yellow in color and wondered “are yellow teeth normal?”. Yes, yellow teeth are absolutely normal in most of the cases. However, it is necessary to improve yellow teeth as they often lower the confidence and makes a person very anxious socially. To give you a better understanding, Dr Wang of Top Health Dental explains that the possible causes for the yellow color of teeth are as follows;

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