Porcelain Veneers


Have you been feeling down about the state of your smile lately? Are chips, cracks, stains, gaps, or slightly rotated teeth getting in the way of you smiling confidently? Not to worry. Porcelain veneers in Bloomington are exactly what you need to be more than satisfied with your grin once more. These ultra-thin ceramic shells are bonded to the front-facing surfaces of your teeth and can be used to correct all kinds of imperfections. If you’ve ever wished you could press the reset button on your smile, porcelain veneers might be just the treatment for you. Contact Barco Family Dentistry today to schedule a consultation.


Porcelain veneers in Bloomington are custom dental restorations that are handcrafted in a dental lab by highly skilled ceramists. They are made of ultra-thin layers of durable dental porcelain that are permanently bonded to the front-facing surfaces of your teeth to mask flaws in shape, size, and color. Once they’re attached to your teeth, porcelain veneers can give you a flawless, movie star smile that lasts for up to a decade or even longer.


After the initial consultation, getting veneers placed takes just two appointments. During the first visit, Dr. Barco will remove a small portion of surface tooth enamel to ensure the veneers lay flush against your teeth and don’t bulge out in your smile. Then, we will take impressions of your unique bite and send those off to the dental lab. While your new smile is being crafted, we’ll affix you with temporary veneers to let you get adjusted to the way they feel in your mouth. After a few weeks, your permanent veneers will be ready. We’ll give you a call to let you know when you can come in and utterly transform your smile!


The biggest advantage of veneers is their versatility. As mentioned earlier, they can correct all kinds of cosmetic imperfections in your teeth. In fact, they have often been called “instant orthodontics” because they can even fix slightly crooked or rotated teeth. Once they have been bonded to your pearly whites, veneers can last up to 10 years with very little maintenance beyond your daily brushing and flossing.

Veneers are also highly resistant to staining, much more so than your tooth enamel. Your love of coffee, tea, wine, or berries won’t discolor your grin nearly as easily as it would your natural teeth. You can enjoy those items to your heart’s content. Just remember to brush your teeth afterwards!


You might have heard veneers are expensive, but they are more affordable than many people realize. In some situations, they can also be the most cost-effective option. There’s not a set fee for the treatment because various factors affect the cost of veneers in Bloomington, like the number of teeth you’re treating. Don’t worry, we’ll explain all your options to reach your goals without draining your bank account. A member of our team will review your personalized estimate and help you find the financial solutions you need to revamp your smile.


Are you ready to say goodbye to the flaws in your teeth and hello to your dream smile? Dr. Barco and our team at Barco Family Dentistry would love to help! As excited as you may be to get veneers, you might still have some questions about the treatment. We’ll be happy to address your concerns during your appointment, but for now, you can satisfy your curiosity by reading through this list of veneers questions that we get asked often.

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