Porcelain Veneers by Kansas City Dentist, John P. Goodman D.D.S. are a modernized way to have the smile and confidence you've always wanted. Whether Veneering one tooth or many, you will notice a natural and drastic difference in the appearance of your smile. They are beneficial for masking any chips, cracks, misalignment, or discolorations. A Porcelain Veneer is a custom-fitted, thin shell of sparkling porcelain that is personalized to your chosen shade and shape, then bonded to the front of the tooth. Although Porcelain is thin and of brittle nature, it is strong and durable when bonded to teeth.
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John P. Goodman, DDS has a three step process for Porcelain Veneers to provide you with an extravagant smile in a brief amount of time. On your first consultation for Veneers, Dr. Goodman will address the area of focus and make any and all recommendations for your treatment. We will walk you through the procedure using innovative and detailed visual aids so you have a grasp on what to expect before, during, and post-treatment. Your Cosmetic goals will be sought out to ensure your personalized Porcelain Veneers not only reach, but exceed your expectations.
The consultation is also the time to discuss costs and treatment plans. The fee for durable and long-lasting Porcelain Veneers currently run at $1,100 per tooth, which some may be covered by your Dental Insurance. Procedures for cosmetic purposes are not always covered by insurance, but that is depending on the condition of the teeth needing treatment. It is highly recommended to discuss with your Dental Insurance to see if you have any Dental Coverage on this treatment.
On occasion if time allows, Dr. Goodman is able start the preparation process during the Consultation. During preparation, a few impressions are taken as well as your teeth are buffed slightly, and you will leave with a temporary Veneer. This will allow you to envision how the new Porcelain Veneers will appear. You have the ability to make any changes or requests on shade, shape, and fit before the impression is sent off to the special lab. This is also a great time to take advantage of our Teeth Whitening. Our custom take-home personalized teeth whitening kits run $150 and last 8 months to a year. Teeth Whitening is a common and beautiful complement Porcelain Veneers. Check our Facebook regularly for any Specials on Teeth Whitening.
Once your personalized Porcelain Veneers arrive to our office in about two weeks, Dr. Goodman will bond them to your teeth. Adjustments and final changes are then made so that your new Cosmetic Makeover fits comfortably with your bite. Your post-treatment plan includes regular dental hygiene, routine maintenance, and regular check-ups as usual.
Porcelain Veneers are a long-term , life changing procedure that can boost your appearance, vitality, and self-esteem. Dr. Goodman's procedure is not only a faster, but a uniform alternative to Orthodontics. Most Orthodontic cases take 12-48 months and usually will require some form of a retainer for months or years once removed, as well. Porcelain Veneers take as little as a week to be prepared and set to your smile. Composite Bonding is an instant and durable solution to reach the same goals accomplished by Porcelain Veneers, however is not as long-term or luminous. Porcelain Crowns are a less expensive option to accomplish the same appearance as Veneers, however are generally used for Restorative purposes.
If you or someone you care for is interested in Porcelain Veneers, call our office at 816-842-8585 or send us a message today! With Dr. John P. Goodman as your Dentist, you will always be taken care of in the most dependable, efficient, and friendliest way possible.