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Porcelain Veneer Care Houston

How Long Do Porcelain Veneers Last?


Dental veneers are an amazing solution to dental issues available to cosmetic dentists. There are also many different options that you can choose from, including porcelain veneers, which are more traditional, and Lumineers, which involve less preparation.

Dental veneers are considered the gold standard of cosmetic dentistry because they are a fast and simple way for your Houston cosmetic dentist to give you a completely new smile.

In this video, Dr. Amanda Canto of Cosmetic Dentists of Houston tells you about the life of a porcelain veneer as well as what you can do to make your dental veneers last a lifetime.

Porcelain Veneer Care and You

houston dental reviewsHow long your porcelain veneers last has a lot to do with how well you take care of them. With proper care, they can last decades, and the porcelain veneer itself is immune to cavities. However, the porcelain on the dental veneers doesn’t always cover the entire tooth, meaning that the uncovered portion of your tooth is still susceptible to bacteria and cavities.

Porcelain veneer care isn’t all that different from the dental routine that you should have now. Regular brushing and flossing in tandem with visits to your Houston dentist will keep your dental veneers and your new gorgeous smile shining for years. Porcelain veneers are also as susceptible to fractures as your natural teeth, so be sure to guard your smile whenever you’re playing sports or participating in any activity where impact is a risk.

“We have created some amazing smiles over time. It’s a great thing to be able to do, and I love it.”
~Dr. Amanda Canto

veneer careSo, how can you care for your porcelain veneers? Follow these tips, and you should have a beautiful smile that lasts the rest of your life.

  • Brush and floss. Take care of them like natural teeth!
  • Whitening toothpastes work very well with porcelain veneers. Find one that not only keeps stains off, but is gentle, too, so that it won’t scratch the veneers.
  • Don’t snack too much. That promotes tooth decay.
  • Avoid any high-impact contact, and wear a mouthguard in contact sports.
  • A vibrating toothbrush can be an excellent tool for porcelain veneer care because it keeps themwhite without scratching them.

Free Dental Veneers Houston Consultation

Still not sure which type is right for you? Call Cosmetic Dentists of Houston today at 713-622-1977 or Contact Us to schedule a Free Veneers Consultation with Dr. Amanda Canto, DDS. We’ll handle all of your porcelain veneer care questions.

Office Location

1900 W Loop South, #810
Houston, TX 77027