Porcelain Veneers

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

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.

The Benefits of Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers can address a wide variety of common cosmetic dental problems, including cracked, chipped, stained, and misshapen teeth. Many people use porcelain veneers to close the gaps between their teeth, creating a straight, beautiful smile line without the need for braces. Because veneers can so quickly correct these problems, they are sometimes referred to as “instant orthodontics.”