Hooray For Your Hollywood Smile!
Julia Roberts is famous for her acting ability and for having one of the best smiles in Hollywood. She may be the epitome of the “Hollywood smile.”
We see this smile celebrated every day. Anytime you go to the grocery store, you’ll see magazines with photo after photo of celebrities with perfect “teeth.”
They may have perfect smiles, but it’s not necessarily because they were born with perfect teeth. Cosmetic dentistry has been a part of dental care for about as long as dentistry has been practiced. People have known for thousands of years that a good smile makes them look better.
The good news is that you don’t have to be rich or famous to get a Hollywood smile of your own. You can get one with porcelain veneers at Hubbard & Leath Dental.
If you live in Auburn Hills, Rochester Hills, or anywhere else near our dentist office, then you owe it to yourself to learn how we can give you the smile of your dreams.
It Actually Started In The Movies
Veneers are one of the fastest and most effective treatments in modern cosmetic dentistry, and they really did begin with motion pictures.
In 1928, dentist Charles Pincus was hired to make a set of temporary veneers for one scene in a movie. After that first effort, he continued to develop the idea.
In 1937, Pincus made his first set of veneers for a patient. These were far from perfect. The adhesive was not particularly strong, and that meant those early veneers would not be considered permanent by any stretch of the imagination.
Since then, researchers have developed better materials to hold your veneers in place, and they have improved the veneers themselves so they are more durable and more tooth-like than ever before.
With proper care, porcelain veneers can last for decades and possibly for rest of your life.
What Veneers Are
If you are still wondering what veneers are, here is a short explanation.
Veneers are a shell or cover that hides your real teeth. This cover is used to improve the appearance of your smile.
In woodworking, veneers are used to make a piece of furniture look like it is made of a particular kind of wood. A wood veneer is a thin piece of that wood that can be affixed to the outside of the furniture to change its appearance.
Dental veneers are often made of porcelain. This ceramic material has been used in dentistry because it can be made to look just like a natural tooth. Porcelain can be shaded to various degrees of whiteness, and it is strong enough to survive the normal wear and tear of biting and chewing in your daily life.
How Can Veneers Give You A Hollywood Smile?
Let’s start by describing a Hollywood smile.
▶︎ First and foremost, these teeth are white, and we mean brilliantly white.
You can achieve this with professional teeth whitening if your teeth are stained. Some teeth change color for other reasons, however. Teeth may change colors because the enamel has worn down or because of a side effect of some medication.
Veneers can improve the color of your teeth no matter the reason they have been discolored. By placing veneers over your teeth, you can make your smile as white as you want it to be.
► Second, these teeth are perfectly straight.
Do you know anyone who was born with perfectly straight teeth? You probably know people who have straight teeth now, but only because they wore braces or received some other treatment.
With veneers, you can have the appearance of perfectly straight teeth in a matter of weeks. You don’t have to wait years like you will with braces.
▶︎ Third, these teeth are evenly spaced.
Hollywood smiles don’t have gaps or teeth that are crowded together. If you have those kinds of spacing issues, veneers can hide them. Instead, you can show other people a view of pearly whites that are precisely parallel to one another.
► Fourth, these teeth are whole.
Accidents happen, and sometimes people end up with teeth that are broken or chipped. Veneers are an effective way to restore the appearance of your tooth by replacing what was lost.
If you would like your teeth to be whiter, straighter, evenly spaced, and whole, then veneers can give all that to you in just a few visits to our dentist office in Rochester Hills.
Get Ready For Your Close-Up
If you want a Hollywood smile, then you should ask us about porcelain veneers.
We can correct anything that you consider a problem with your smile at Hubbard & Leath Dental. When you get your veneers, your smile will look better than ever but still feel natural.