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Lumineers® in Dallas, TX

If you have teeth that are cracked, uneven, or mildly crooked, you may not need extensive dental work in order to create a winning smile. Lumineers® could be the answer, and Dallas area patients can obtain them from Dr. Scott Evans of Straight Teeth Orthodontics.

What are Lumineers®?

Lumineers® are actually prosthetic teeth that fit over the top of your existing ones to provide you with a more aesthetically pleasing smile. They are made from porcelain or veneer, providing a very natural appearance and correcting a number of dental deficiencies.

Benefits of Lumineers®

  • Can be used to treat a number of dental defects
  • Provide immediate benefits
  • May be an alternative to wearing braces
  • Appear very natural
  • Provide protection for weak teeth

Lumineers® Before & After

If you are wondering what Lumineers® can do for your smile, look at these before and after photographs to get a general idea. Keep in mind that your individual results may vary.

How are Lumineers® Performed?

During your first visit, Dr. Evans will take a mold of your teeth so that your Lumineers® can be created. He will also determine the shade that best matches your existing teeth, and then annotate that along with any other instructions with his notes that are transmitted.

At the second visit, you will be allowed to try on your Lumineers® to ensure they fit properly. Next, your teeth will be filed gently to ensure the Lumineers® are able to adhere securely. They will then be bonded one at a time by placing a bonding agent on your teeth and then using a special curing light to harden it. The entire process normally takes around an hour or so.

Preparing for Lumineers®            

You should schedule a thorough dental examination prior to being fitted for Lumineers®. Your teeth must be in excellent condition, which means you should be prepared to have fillings or extractions as needed.

Lumineers® Recovery

Most patients experience no discomfort whatsoever during the placement of Lumineers® and are able to resume normal activities immediately afterwards. Even so, you may want to avoid eating chewy or crunchy foods for two to three days to ensure the Lumineers® are firmly set into place.

How Much Do Lumineers® Cost?

Your orthodontic treatment is an investment that will last a lifetime. We work hard to keep costs affordable. Please see our financing page for insurance and payment information.

Are Lumineers® Right for Me?

If you want to improve your smile without undergoing multiple procedures, Lumineers® is an excellent choice that will provide you with a host of benefits without the need for extensive treatment.

Why Choose Straight Teeth Orthodontics?

The decision to get Lumineers® is a major one, which is why you need an expert cosmetic dentist such as Dr. Evans. Not only does he have more than 28 years of experience, but he also keeps up with the latest developments in dental technology to bring you a winning smile with as little inconvenience as possible.

What to Expect During Your Consultation

Dr. Evans will discuss your smile goals to ensure your expectations of Lumineers® are reasonable. Although Lumineers® can treat a variety of conditions; they are not intended to be a substitute for braces. As such, he might recommend other procedures to help you obtain the look you are after.

He will also schedule appointments for any maintenance work that needs to be done ahead of time. Dr. Evans may also show you a Lumineers® model to help you get a better idea of how it looks and feels. Once you are confident that Lumineers® are the right choice, payment and financing options will be discussed. You will also have a chance to ask any questions you might have about the procedure.

Lumineers® will allow you to enjoy a more vibrant smile without undergoing extensive dental work. Contact us today to schedule your consultation.