Porcelain Veneers

Serving Greater Philadelphia, including Ardmore, Bryn Mawr, & Newtown Square.

Common Misconceptions About Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers can reinvent  your smile, giving you a new found confidence that you may not have had before. Often used for aesthetic purposes to help patients achieve the smile of their dreams, veneers may also be used to fix a number of smile imperfections as well. If you are interested in learning more about our Ardmore veneers and whether they would be a good fit for you, contact The Office of Dr. Bellisario at 610-642-7024 to schedule your consultation.

Veneers vs. Crowns

Porcelain veneers and porcelain crowns are made from the same durable, dental-grade porcelain; however their use is determined by that kind of treatment and protection that your tooth needs. Many times porcelain veneers are used for aesthetic purposes, common imperfections that are corrected with veneers include:

Cosmetic Bonding vs. Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers are excellent options for Havertown-area patients who are looking to address chipped, cracked or improperly spaced and shaped teeth. However, The Office of Dr. Bellisario believes in giving you options, which is we also offer cosmetic bonding.

Cosmetic bonding, also known as “dental bonding,” involves the application of a high-quality dental resin to your teeth. This is hardened using a special light and then cured.

Cosmetic bonding can treat the same problems as porcelain veneers, including:

Caring for Your Porcelain Veneers

One of the reasons porcelain veneers are so popular with our Ardmore-area patients is their durability. Our veneers are made from strong, long-lasting materials, and they’re applied with the skill and craft you’ve come to expect from The Office of Dr. Jeffrey Bellisario.

However, that durability requires some effort from you. Fortunately, all that’s required to protect your porcelain veneers is the simple maintenance and sound dental hygiene you practice every day.

That means:

Are You a Candidate for Porcelain Veneers?

If you're considering porcelain veneers, your first step should be visiting The Office of Dr. Jeff Bellisario as soon as possible for a consultation and an examination. Our experienced Ardmore dentist will be able to evaluate your current dental situation and determine if you are a good candidate for porcelain veneers.

Fortunately, most people are. Porcelain veneers are tremendously flexible and safe, so very few people are unable to get them. Still, it's necessary to make sure porcelain veneers are right for you.