Dental Veneers in Burnaby, BC

A modern method for reclaiming a beautiful smile

Chipped, stained, crooked, or gapped teeth can be damaging to your self-image, but there’s a modern solution that can restore your smile.

Dental veneers can address a variety of cosmetic dental issues and are a natural-looking cosmetic dental treatment that has become popular for claiming back that gorgeous grin.

Dental veneers at Burnaby Dental Centre

Veneers are made with a thin material that acts as a sort of shell for your existing tooth. They’re basically a tooth-colored cover for teeth with cosmetic imperfections. Patients who are good candidates for dental veneers are those that have generally good oral health overall. Teeth and gums need to be strong and healthy enough to undergo veneer teeth treatment.

Some common dental issues that veneers address include:

  • Discolored or stained teeth
  • Teeth that are chipped or worn
  • Crooked teeth
  • Teeth that are unevenly spaced or have large gaps

What to expect at your dental veneers appointment

Every appointment at Burnaby Dental Centre begins with a discussion of your specific oral health and smile goals. We want to understand what you want to achieve as well as any oral health concerns or problems you’re dealing with.

Then, your dentist will perform a complete oral exam, which may include x-rays, and discuss whether dental veneers are a good option for you. We’ll discuss the veneer treatment plan and how it will work with your budget and your schedule.

While no-prep veneers will be adhered to the teeth directly, placing porcelain veneers will involve prepping the teeth that will hold the veneers:

  1. Local anesthetic will be applied to the area being treated in order to prevent any discomfort or pain during prep and placement.
  2. Some enamel will be removed from the tooth in order for the veneer to properly adhere and some of the tooth material may also be removed so that the veneer fits perfectly in place.
  3. A dental impression will be performed so that the veneers can be custom-made to fit your teeth and match your smile perfectly.
    Your custom-made veneers will then be placed on the prepped teeth and examined to be sure they are a comfortable fit and their aesthetics are acceptable.

Our gentle, patient-centered approach to cosmetic dental care

At Burnaby Dental Centre, we believe everyone deserves a healthy and beautiful smile. We also believe that achieving great results should be a convenient and comfortable process. We’ve designed our cosmetic dental treatment experience to be as gentle, warm, and supportive as possible. Every member of our friendly, compassionate team is here to answer your questions and make sure you’re comfortable every step of the way.

Dental Veneers FAQ

How long do dental veneers last on teeth?

While no-prep veneers last up to 7 years in some cases, porcelain veneers last much longer. Some patients have seen porcelain veneers last up to 13 years before they require repair or replacement.

Is it painful to get veneers?

In the case of no-prep veneers, there is virtually zero pain or discomfort since no tooth enamel needs to be removed.

With porcelain veneers, the level of pain experienced depends on how many teeth are being treated. When permanent veneers are only placed on a few teeth, patients experience little to no discomfort after treatment. When a large number of teeth are being treated, there may be mild temporary pain afterwards, but over-the-counter pain relievers are sufficient to make the patient comfortable

Financial Information

Burnaby Dental Centre proudly accepts all major credit cards and debit cards, as well as cash payments. Our helpful customer service team will be happy to facilitate and submit any insurance benefit claims on your behalf.

Knowledgeable, Caring Dentists You Can Rely On

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At Burnaby Dental Centre, we go above and beyond to provide expert dental care while cultivating a compassionate, friendly environment that prioritizes your comfort.

Our team of dentists and hygienists have extensive experience and expertise in restorative dental care. We utilize high-tech treatments to provide you with a comfortable experience and incredible results. We look forward to helping you restore the health and appearance of your smile!