An effective way to improve your smile and hide chipped, crooked, decayed, or stained teeth is with porcelain veneers, crafted by Dr. Sangiv Patel at his private practice, Sangiv I. Patel, D.D.S., PA. Dental veneers are light shells made out of porcelain that can be bonded to the front of your teeth to improve the overall look of your smile. Offering customized and minimal-prep veneers, experienced dentist Dr. Patel can help improve the color, size, shape, or length of your teeth. Schedule an appointment at our Melbourne, FL office to learn more about porcelain veneers and decide if this procedure might suit your goals.
"This office is totally caring about my mouth! I have never been anywhere where they think about my care and how best to make better for me. I showed up yesterday and had a new hygienist. Made me a little nervous. She was so good. She did not use the water pick on me. She did the hand pick to get tartare off. She was amazing and did the best job! Her name is Rosie! She was amazing. Then I found put that they had thought about me before I got there and decided this would be better for me! All I can say is wow! What a wonderful place! I love them all and so thankful for the great work they are doing! My mouth has never looked so good! Thank you Dr Patel and all of your amazing staff!!"- C.C. / Google / Jan 26, 2021
"Great dentist! My crown looks identical to my other teeth and was made and completed all on the same visit! Very impressive!"- J.C. / Google / Nov 30, 2020
"Love this office, I’ve been going since I retired from the AF and returned in 2011 as a contractor to the Cape!! The staff and Dr Patel are extremely caring and professional!!! I’ve gotten to know all of the staff and know you will love them like I do - they get to know you and want to help you become your best smiles 😁 My visit last week with Natalie for regular scheduled cleaning was phenomenal - teeth clean and felt super!! Ashley and Whitney and Dr. Patel took super care of me as well!! If you can say you’re absolutely not scared of the dentist wouldn’t that be a GREAT THING?? I think so!! Much love ❤️ and Thanks 🙏 to this wonderful office!! Highly recommended to all!!!"- D.H / Google / Sep 30, 2020
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"I absolutely love my dentist and all the work he has done on my teeth!! He cuts the crown right in the office and applies it the same day! My teeth have never looked better! He also knows how sensitive to pain I am and takes care that I don’t feel pain! I can not say how very fortunate I am to have this dentist!"- C.C. / Google / Aug 12, 2020
Porcelain veneers can be used to quickly mask chips and stains on your enamel, improve misaligned or worn down teeth, and fix teeth that are poorly shaped or spaced. At our facility, your porcelain veneers will be custom made to fit comfortably over your teeth for an attractive and natural look using Dr. Patel's highly innovative CEREC 3D Restorative System. At your consultation, Dr. Patel will listen to your goals and expectations so he can customize your treatment. From there, he will determine if you are a good candidate for porcelain veneers by evaluating your overall oral health. To be a candidate for porcelain veneers, you should not exhibit signs of periodontal disease, or habitually clench your jaw and grind your teeth (called bruxism).
What To Expect
As soon as you have developed your unique treatment plan with Dr. Patel, he will take digital impressions of your mouth so your veneers can be tailor-made to fit your smile. Your porcelain veneers will be produced in our office with our CEREC 3D Restorative System, which uses high-quality porcelain material. When your porcelain veneers are ready, Dr. Patel will remove a small amount of enamel from the front of your teeth. This creates space for the veneers and improves the bond for a more natural result that lasts a long time. Once your veneers are bonded, Dr. Patel can make minor adjustments until your veneers are ideally comfortable.
Since getting veneers normally does not require anesthesia, you should be able to continue your daily activities after your appointment. You may experience some sensitivity to hot and cold food for a few days, but this should subside naturally. Your veneers should be cleaned, like your natural teeth, with regular brushing and flossing. While porcelain veneers are more resistant to stains compared to your natural enamel, you should still avoid staining foods and drinks to keep your smile bright. To avoid harming your veneers, you should not chew on hard objects, such as ice or your fingernails. Continue to schedule your annual dental exams and bi-annual cleanings at Sangiv I. Patel, D.D.S., PA so we can monitor the condition of your porcelain veneers, teeth, gums, and overall oral health. Dr. Patel will let you know if your cosmetic veneers have to be repaired or replaced as time goes on.
Veneers are a cosmetic procedure so they are usually not paid by dental insurance. Dr. Patel's private practice does accept many payment methods, including medical financing, to make your treatment easier to afford. During your consultation, Dr. Patel will customize your treatment to fit your goals and budget. He will go over an estimate for your treatment and explain your payment options.
Get the confidence of a beautiful smile with customized porcelain veneers at Sangiv I. Patel, D.D.S., PA in Melbourne, FL. With an array of treatment options to satisfy your goals, Dr. Patel will help you quickly improve the overall look of your smile with porcelain veneers. To learn more, schedule a consultation with Dr. Patel.