Metropolitan Dental Care
Nicole Mermet, DMD
Dentist & Cosmetic Dentist located in Midtown, New York, NY
For damaged teeth, veneers can be an excellent solution. Midtown, New York, NY area dentist Dr. Nicole Mermet specializes in general and cosmetic dentistry, including veneers, bridges and crowns, and much more. Conveniently located by Bryant Park and Grand Central Station.
Veneers Q & A
Cosmetic dentistry can fully restore a tired-looking smile. Dr. Nicole Mermet is a Midtown, New York, NY area dentist, serving Bryant Park and Grand Central Station, who has extensive experience in cosmetic dentistry, and she is ready to help patients achieve the smile of their dreams. Metropolitan Dental Care is conveniently located at the border of zip codes 10017 and 10016.
How Do Veneers Work?
Veneers are ultra-thin porcelain sheets that are adhered to the front of the teeth with a special resin cement. This resin cement creates an extremely strong bond, so strong that patients won't need to worry about shifting or falling off. Veneers are considered a long-term type of correction. In most cases, veneers are used for the teeth that are most prominent when smiling, such as the central and lateral incisors. Veneers are individually fabricated so that they exactly match the shape and dimensions of the tooth that they will be adhered to.
What Issues Can Veneers Correct?
Veneers are used to correct a wide range of issues with the teeth. Any type of visible damage such as cracks or pits can be disguised with veneers. Dental veneers are often also used to bring worn teeth back to their former appearance. Teeth sizing issues can even be corrected with veneers. In cases of minor misalignment, veneers may be used to make the teeth look as if they are properly aligned.
How Long Do Veneers Last?
Most veneers will last for 10 years or longer. Some patients, particularly those who take very good care of their teeth, will enjoy a 20-year lifespan from their veneers. Because veneers are exposed to the same type of daily wear and tear as the natural teeth, they can suffer damage just like those natural teeth can. As long as the veneers are cared for just as carefully as the natural teeth are, patients can get the maximum amount of usage from them.
Will Veneers Blend With the Natural Teeth Around Them?
Yes, the dentist will help the patient determine what degree of whiteness they want on the dental veneers. The surrounding teeth can then be whitened to create a uniform look among the teeth.
Major Insurance Providers Accepted
At Metropolitan Dental Care, we accept all PPO insurance plans. Here is a short-list of just some of the most popular plans we accept. Please contact our office if you do not see your insurance provider listed.
Words from our patients
"I enjoy going to my 6 month visits to the dentist now that I see Dr. Mermet! She's thorough and makes a dental visit as easy and enjoyable as possible."
"Fabulous dentist. She is by far the best dentist I have ever worked with. She is very detail-oriented, kind and accommodating."
"Excited and relieved to find a dentist I can trust with my teeth! Nicole talked through everything she was doing and gave me tips to improve my daily regime."
"Dr. 'Nicky' Mermet is super sweet, talented and a great demeanor...I recommend (and will) Dr. Mermet to friends and family!"