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By Miswak Dentistry
February 17, 2022
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
Tags: veneers  

Are you looking to improve the appearance of your front teeth? Dental veneers are widely used to improve the appearance of front teeth and are a much more conservative option than a full dental crown. Veneers can be used to improve the appearance of staining, large gaps, large fillings, chipped teeth, or overall shape. Veneers are a thin covering over the front and biting end of the tooth used to restore the beauty of a smile. Over the years Miswak Dentistry in Chicago, IL (Ukrainian Village) has helped many patients who opted for veneers and now have the confidence to smile again. Just schedule your appointment today with Dr. Tariq Riyal and Dr. Thomas Kaminski.

Dental veneers are made in a lab from long-lasting porcelain materials. The shade can be chosen to any desired color to whiten the appearance of your smile. Dental veneers are usually placed on the anterior, or front teeth, where the chewing forces are not as hard as the back teeth. The process of placing veneers is relatively easy, requiring only two dental appointments. In some cases, only one appointment is needed. It depends on the fabrication process.

The first appointment is to “prep” the teeth and takes an impression to be sent to a lab to fabricate the veneers. Veneers are fairly conservative in the preparation as it requires a small amount of space to be created on the face (front), bottom, and sides of each tooth to allow space for the veneer to be placed and look natural. You will leave the office with temporary veneers for the next week or two while the permanent veneers are being made.

The second appointment is to place the veneers and make minor adjustments if needed. What a difference it makes in the appearance of the teeth! If you’re interested in learning more, give Miswak Dentistry in Chicago, IL (Ukrainian Village) a call today! To schedule an appointment with Dr. Tariq Riyal and Dr. Thomas Kaminski, call (773) 661-0330.

By Miswak Dentistry
August 06, 2020
Category: Oral Health
Tags: veneers  

Find out why so many people are turning to dental veneers to enhance their appearance.

Who doesn’t want a smile that they feel confident showing off? Curious about the cosmetic benefits of turning to our Ukrainian Village, Chicago cosmetic dentists Dr. Tariq Riyal and Dr. Thomas Kaminski for dental veneers? Here are the top 4 reasons why people say “yes” to this popular cosmetic dentistry treatment.

Get an Instantly Whiter Smile With Veneers Ukrainian Village

While yellow stains respond wonderfully to teeth whitening treatment, even this powerful system can’t treat all stains. If you have deep internal stains caused by certain medications, health conditions, or even smoking, then you’ll be relieved to find out that our Ukrainian Village dental team can provide dental veneers to help you achieve a whiter smile. Each veneer is custom-made based on your own cosmetic goals, so if you are looking to hide stained teeth and get a smile that’s several shades whiter, veneers can help.

Get Straighter Teeth

Do your lower front teeth overlap one another? Do you have a gap between your front teeth that you would love to get rid of? Most adults have slightly crooked teeth that make them feel self-conscious, but not enough for them to consider wearing braces. The good news is that veneers provided by your Ukrainian Village dentist could give you a straighter smile without ever needing to wear braces.

Make Teeth Stronger

While veneers are a purely cosmetic treatment, we can’t ignore the health benefits that some patients experience with veneers. Veneers are made from an incredibly strong, medical-grade porcelain. This porcelain layer is bonded directly to the front of the tooth, which provides it with a protective barrier. This means that veneers could make your teeth stronger while also reducing tooth sensitivity.

Your New Smile is Stain Resistant

Another reason many people turn to our dentists for veneers is that these restorations are made from stain-resistant porcelain. This means that once you get your new teeth you don’t have to worry about them developing stains. Of course, you will still need to practice good oral hygiene and limit certain dark foods and drinks; however, you never have to worry about your new smile fading.

If you are interested in getting dental veneers here in Ukrainian Village, Chicago then the next step is to schedule a consultation with our dental team here at Miswak Dentistry. Call Dr. Tariq Riyal and Dr. Thomas Kaminski today at (773) 661-0330 and get one step closer to a smile you love.

By Miswak Dentistry
October 30, 2017
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: veneers   cosmetic dentistry  

Improving your smile may seem like a hopeless effort, especially if the imperfections in your smile seem to outweigh the beautiful parts. veneersHowever, with dental veneers, you can repair imperfections, correct small misalignments, and even restore the color of your teeth in just a few dental appointments. Find out more about dental veneers with Dr. Tariq Riyal at Miswak Dentistry in Ukranian Village in Chicago, IL.

Am I a candidate for veneers? 
A good candidate for veneers is in excellent dental health and understands the importance of an at-home dental routine paired with bi-annual dental examinations and professional cleanings. Though keeping your veneers healthy is the same process, proper dental hygiene becomes more important than ever when it comes to extending the life of dental veneers or other restorations. In addition to keeping your smile healthy and clean, a good candidate for veneers should be free from teeth decay or gum disease.

What can veneers repair in my smile? 
Think of a veneer as a super-thin shell which fits over the face of your tooth, masking its flaws and covering the whole tooth to give it a new appearance in one fell swoop. With this method, veneers can help improve the appearance of a tooth with several problems, including:

  • chips
  • cracks
  • yellowed appearance
  • discolorations or stains
  • slight misalignments
  • slight overcrowding
  • small gaps

Dental Veneers in Chicago, IL 
If you think you could benefit from dental veneers, you should consult with your dentist to determine if this is the best treatment for your smile. The process will require several dental visits and at least two weeks for a dental laboratory to custom make your veneers. Your dentist may place temporary veneers to protect your teeth in the meantime. Your dentist will also prepare your teeth prior to placing the veneers. This process involves removing a thin layer of enamel from the surface of the teeth to make room for the dental veneer.

For more information on dental veneers, please consider a consultation with Dr. Tariq Riyal at Miswak Dentistry in Ukranian Village in Chicago, IL. Call (773) 661-0330 to schedule your appointment with Dr. Riyal and the staff at Miswak Dentistry today!

By Miswak Dentistry
November 20, 2015
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: veneers  

Find out what dental issues veneers can easily fix.

When we have smile imperfections that cause embarrassment, it can be difficult to feel confident in our appearance. Luckily, cosmetic dentistry can be the answer to most patients’ dental needs. When patients hear the words cosmetic dentistry they may think it’s invasive, time-consuming and too expensive, but it doesn’t have to be that way at all. Find out how your Ukrainian Village dentist Dr. Tariq Riyal Veneers can give you the smile you want with veneers.

What are veneers?

Dental veneers may not look like much, but these thin shells of porcelain are cemented to the front surface of your teeth to cover over common flaws and give you a smile that looks healthier and more ideal without looking fake or unnatural.

In order to obtain this perfect smile without the veneers looking bulky, your dentist in Chicago, IL will need to shave down a very small amount of tooth enamel. This will give us the space we need to apply your beautiful new dental restorations. This does mean that you’ll have veneers for the rest of your life but the enamel we remove is so small that it’s completely painless and won’t even require anesthesia.

What dental problems can veneers treat?

Veneers really are quite versatile when it comes to how they can be used. If you are dealing with any of these flaws then you may be able to benefit from porcelain veneers:

  • Discolorations
  • Chipped or cracked teeth
  • Overlapping teeth
  • Gaps between teeth
  • Crooked or misshapen teeth

Are you looking to get a brighter smile but suffer from stains that whitening just won’t treat? Do you want to get a straighter, more even smile without needing to wear braces for almost a year? Then in only two visits, let dental veneers give you the smile you want without going through long orthodontic treatments or other cosmetic options that won’t end up giving you the results you need. Find out just how far veneers can take your smile.

Let Miswak Dentistry give you the smile you deserve. Call our office to schedule a consultation and find out if veneers are right for you.



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