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Do Porcelain Veneers Look like Natural Teeth?

man smiling 2Are you considering a smile makeover with porcelain veneers from your Des Moines IA dentist, Dr. Jessica Johnson? If so, you probably want to make sure that the cosmetic results you get will look completely natural. Therefore, you will be happy to learn that many people consider porcelain veneers to boast the best results of any cosmetic treatment. They have achieved this status by the ways in which they mimic living teeth to create astounding levels of realism. For instance, our natural teeth are partially translucent, meaning they allow some light through them. Porcelain veneers mimic this quality and thus will look realistic in many different lighting conditions. In addition, porcelain veneers can replicate the reflective quality of teeth for a sheen that is very convincing.

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Des Moines Dentist Answers FAQs About Porcelain Veneers


Between work and home, our hectic schedules often leave little time for the dentist. As a result, common smile imperfections, such as misalignment and teeth stains, hinder the beauty of our teeth. Fortunately, At Valley Ridge Family Dental, we offer instant smile rejuvenation with porcelain veneers. Cosmetic veneers allow your Des Moines dentist, Dr. Jessica Johnson, to improve smiles in as little as two visits. In today’s blog, Dr. Johnson answers a few questions about our innovative veneers.

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Get a New Smile Fast with Your Des Moines Dentist

white smile des moines 1Are yellow teeth affecting your self-esteem? Would you like a new and improved smile that you can show off with pride? If so, cosmetic procedures may be of serious interest to you. Of these procedures, there is perhaps no transformation as fast and exciting as the transformation offered by porcelain veneers. Below, your Des Moines dentist, Dr. Jessica Johnson, explain how porcelain veneers can give your smile a rapid makeover.

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Des Moines Dentist Can Repair Your Chipped Tooth

smile with flowerA chipped tooth may take you by surprise. If you grind your teeth at night, you may wake up one morning and notice that a portion of your tooth has gone missing. This experience can be somewhat surreal because you’ll have no memory of the damage.

A chipped tooth can also occur out of the blue as an accident. An untimely trip or an unseen projectile can inflict damage on your smile at any time. So if one of your teeth does end up chipped, rest assured that it can be repaired. Your Des Moines dentist, Dr. Jessica Johnson, offers a few procedures that can repair chipped teeth. She discusses each of them below.

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Des Moines Dentist: Closing Gaps Between Teeth

woman hiding teethDo you have a gap in your teeth? Is it the first thing you see when you look at your teeth in the mirror? If so, that gap is probably a source of low confidence. Luckily, cosmetic dentistry can close gaps between teeth for a more aesthetically pleasing smile. Your Des Moines dentist, Dr. Jessica Johnson, explains the cosmetic procedures that can repair gaps.

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MapValley Ridge Family Dental
6150 Village View Drive, #109,
West Des Moines, IA, 50266
Phone: 515.223.9764
After-hours emergency: 515.423.0445
Fax: 515.327.6230

Office Hours

Monday: 8 am-5 pm
Tuesday: closed
Wednesday: 8 am-5 pm
Thursday: 7:30 am- 1:30 pm
Friday: 7:30 am-4:30 pm