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Do chipped, discolored, uneven, or crooked teeth make you feel self-conscious?

Dr. Vincent Ip of Smile 360™ in Austin, TX, can use porcelain veneers to conceal imperfections and enhance your smile. 

Learn why porcelain veneers are such a popular cosmetic dentistry procedure...

Veneers Can Improve Your Smile and Your Self-Confidence 

Lifelike Materials

Dr. Ip only uses top-quality porcelain to create dental veneers for his patients. Dental porcelain is expertly customized to blend in with your surrounding teeth, giving you a natural-looking smile upgrade. Porcelain veneers also mimic the shine and texture of natural teeth.

A Versatile and Comprehensive Solution

While other cosmetic dentistry treatments such as teeth whitening are designed to address a single issue, dental veneers can conceal stains, minor cases of misalignment, and chips or cracks all at once. 

Long-Lasting Results

Porcelain veneers have several benefits over other procedures, which make them a worthwhile investment. They are stain-resistant and carefully designed to last several years before they need to be replaced. 

Preview Your Enhanced Smile Before Treatment Begins

Many patients worry that a new smile with veneers won't live up to their expectations. Unlike other dental practices, we don't expect you to commit to the treatment without knowing the results. 

That's why our Austin practice uses Digital Smile Design, an advanced system that allows you to view the results of your veneers before committing to the treatment. We can show you what your smile will look like with veneers as early as the consultation stage so you fully understand how much of a difference veneers can make in your smile. 
Our technology doesn't just photoshop a still picture. You can view the dramatic results from all angles and see the clear contrast between your current smile and your future smile with veneers. 

Before and After Porcelain Veneers

Before veneers
Before This patient had discoloration and excessive wear that affected the look of her smile. 
After veneers
After Porcelain veneers helped to improve the brightness and overall appearance of her teeth. 

Here's How Veneers Work

Why Choose Dr. Ip to Design Your New Smile?

Dr. Ip is a native of Stephenville, Texas, who achieves excellent results through porcelain veneers. His mission is to provide his valued patients with excellent, individualized care.

Dr. Ip graduated from the University of Texas, Austin, and takes great pride in having built an independent practice that serves the Austin community. Smile 360 uses the latest materials and procedures to provide the best results in the utmost comfort. Dr. Ip is a member of the American Dental Association and the Academy of Sports Dentistry. 

To schedule a consultation and find out if this solution is right for you, contact our Austin, TX, office online or call us:

(512) 444-4746

Dr. Ip
Dr. Ip is a fellowship-trained dentist with more than 15 years of experience in cosmetic dentistry.

"I highly recommend!"

"I really like everyone at this office! Really! And yes, it is a Dentist office. They ALL seem to really care about me and my dental health. Great place. I Highly recommend!" Rita Friar, 2023 5-Star Review

Aren't Veneers More Expensive Than Other Treatments? 

Dental veneers can cost more than other treatments, but that's because they look
more natural and last longer than the alternatives. For example, dental bonding
costs less and can look reasonably natural, but the results aren't as realistic and
don't last as long. 

Why Veneers Are Worth the Investment

For the right candidates, veneers are a worthwhile investment because:

  • They are made to last a decade or longer.
  • Each veneer is carefully crafted to look natural and feel comfortable in your mouth.
  • In many cases, they can provide results otherwise only achieved by combining multiple cosmetic procedures, such as whitening, orthodontics, and dental crowns.
  • The entire process takes just a few weeks, usually requiring only two to three visits to our warm and friendly office.
  • If you want to conceal minor misalignment, they can provide the desired results much faster than orthodontics.

Are Dental Veneers Right for Me?

Your dentist will determine if this dental procedure is right for you based on the following: 

Oral Health

If you show signs of periodontal disease, tooth decay, or other health concerns, Dr. Ip must resolve these issues before moving forward with veneers. We can provide virtually any preparatory care you might need in-office.

Teeth Grinding 

Some people grind their teeth all day due to stress and other factors. Dr. Ip only uses very strong materials, but teeth grinding can still cause damage as time goes on. You might need a customized night guard to protect your new smile when sleeping.

Minor vs Major Misalignment

Having porcelain covers bonded over your teeth is a simple, effective way to hide minor dental misalignment. But if your issues are severe, Dr. Ip might suggest braces or Invisalign® instead. 

Commitment to Good Oral Hygiene 

In order to maintain your cosmetic enhancement, you should brush at least twice a day, floss daily, and schedule regular cleanings and exams at our beautiful Central Austin dental office.

It is also very important for anyone wishing to receive dental veneers to understand that once a tooth has been prepped for this treatment, it will always require some kind of dental restoration to compensate for the reduced enamel. 

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"Love Smile360! Dr. Ip & staff are the best in town. Maybe the whole planet." Mike Lewis, 2023 5-Star Review

Let's Get Started! Book Your Veneers Consultation Today

If you have been hesitating to let your personality shine due to little imperfections in your smile, it's time to take the first step toward a more confident and radiant you. During your personal consultation with Dr. Ip at his Austin practice, he will examine your smile, listen as you explain what you wish to change about your teeth, and make an expert recommendation. With his help, you can start letting your very best qualities open doors to exciting new chapters in your personal and professional life.

Let's make it happen. Request a consultation online or reach out to our Austin office by phone:

The Transformative Power of Dental Veneers

With just a few expertly placed porcelain veneers, Dr. Ip helped this patient hide small chips and slight misalignment to achieve a result that exudes warmth, confidence, and charisma. If you have the kind of smile imperfections that don't affect your oral health but make you dread smiling for pictures, results like these can be yours at our Austin practice.
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Before Dental Veneers
after veneers
After Dental Veneers
Do the issues this patient was experiencing look familiar? Take that all-important first step toward the smile you really want by getting in touch with our Austin practice to talk about how just a couple of porcelain restorations can rejuvenate your look.

What to Expect from Start to Finish

Here's what to expect over the course of your two porcelain veneer treatment appointments:

First Visit

You'll meet Dr. Ip at our relaxing Central Austin office on popular South Lamar Boulevard to review your oral health and discuss treatment goals. He will only recommend this treatment if he truly believes it is a good fit for you and that it can help you achieve the smile enhancement you envision.


Dr. Ip will take your facial features and desired goals into account when designing your veneers and creating a custom treatment plan. If you'd like, he can create a mock-up so that you can preview your results. 


If you are satisfied with your proposed treatment plan, Dr. Ip will prepare the treated teeth by removing a small amount of enamel. He will take a second set of impressions and place temporary veneers to protect your smile. 


Over the next few weeks, your custom veneers will be crafted by a skilled ceramic artist at a trusted lab. These restorations are precisely fabricated based on Dr. Ip's instructions for the most natural-looking results.


When your veneers are returned to our office, you will come back for your second appointment. Dr. Ip will test the fit and feel of the restorations, etch your teeth to create a stable base, and permanently bond the veneers in place. There is no recovery required. Once the dentist bonds the veneers onto your teeth, you are ready to start enjoying your new smile right away.

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Questions About Veneers? Our Friendly Staff Can Help

With our Digital Smile Design system, you can see the results before committing to the treatment. However, you may still have questions or concerns about the procedure, cost, or other information regarding veneers.

Dr. Ip is your number one resource in the Austin, TX, area to learn more about veneers and whether they are right for you.

You can discuss veneers with Dr. Ip in detail during a consultation, submit a question to our team, or call our office. For comprehensive answers that take into account your unique needs, request a consultation.

(512) 444-4746

Dr. Vincent Ip
Dr. Ip at Smile 360 in Austin takes the time to understand what you want in a new smile so he can recommend solutions that fit your goals and budget.

"Definitely recommend this place!"

"I normally wouldn't think of the dentist as a family-like atmosphere, but that's what it feels like here! I've been coming here for a couple years and during each visit, every part of it goes smoothly. The staff seem to work really well together and it makes for a very comfortable, friendly, and personalized experience. They are also quick and knowledgeable, so I never end up waiting to be seen or have my questions answered. Definitely recommend this place!" Morgan Donnelly, 2023 5-Star Review

Making Your Veneers Last

Once your dental veneers are bonded into place, you may find yourself smiling more freely and loving what you see in the mirror. Naturally, you'll want to make these results last as long as possible. Dr. Ip is here to help make that happen.

Caring for veneers isn't difficult. Generally speaking, you just need to continue to brush twice and floss at least once a day and keep up with your regular dental checkups. However, there are a few extra steps you can take in order to make your veneers last well beyond the ten-year mark:

  • Don't use your veneers to bite into sticky or hard foods
  • Wear a mouthguard if you play contact sports
  • Don't use your veneers to open packages
  • Break habits such as chewing your nails, ice chips, or pen caps
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By taking proper care of your smile, your veneers could last between 10 and 20 years.

It's Like Night and Day Dental Veneers Make All the Difference

This patient's uneven smile was made to look beautifully aligned and camera-ready with porcelain veneers. Life doesn't always budget six to 18 months for orthodontic therapy. If you want a serious cosmetic upgrade that can have you looking your very best in time for a wedding or other milestone, porcelain veneers could be the solution for you. Talk to Dr. Ip in Austin about how you can benefit from this solution.
before veneers
Before Dental Veneers
after veneers
After Dental Veneers

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"Professional, personable, this entire team is great. I leave here feeling that I have gotten excellent service and care. Nancy Bankston, 2023 5-Star Review

Dr. Ip Can Give You Something
to Smile About

Let's face it – life is too short to let anything hold you back from sharing an unforgettable smile, especially small dental imperfections like cracks, chips, and stubborn stains. Dr. Ip has helped many patients elevate their quality of life through carefully planned veneers. What are you waiting for? Discover how this popular treatment can make each and every day a little more rewarding. Request a private consultation online or just give our Austin practice a call:

Part of a Complete Smile Makeover

We can combine veneers with other treatments in a complete smile makeover to address multiple aesthetic issues with your smile. 

Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening uses a dental solution to remove stains or discolorations, making your smile brighter. While veneers can also brighten your smile, they are only applied to your front teeth and won't help the ones in the back. By undergoing teeth whitening first, we can brighten all of your teeth and then match the shade of your veneers to your dazzling smile.  

Ask About Our Teeth Whitening Treatments


Veneers can upgrade the look of a misshapen or worn-down tooth, but they only enhance one tooth at a time. Invisalign® can correct several minor orthodontic issues with a single tray. These see-through trays also have a minimal impact on your appearance during the treatment. We can then complement your newly straightened smile with veneers to enhance the overall effect.

Discover the Benefits of Invisalign

Frequently Asked Questions About Porcelain Veneers

Dr. Vincent Ip makes patient education a cornerstone of his Austin practice. After all, the more you know about our treatments, the more likely you are to choose the right solution for your needs. If you are considering upgrading your smile with dental veneers, we invite you to explore these answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about this popular solution:

Which is better: crowns or veneers?

It all depends on your specific needs. If you have a tooth that is severely misshapen, has very little enamel, or is significantly damaged, a crown is likely the best way to achieve an aesthetic enhancement. Retaining healthy natural dental tissue is always the priority in dentistry, so if your dental imperfections are subtle, a veneer may be a better solution. Dr. Ip will carefully examine your smile and take note of your goals to recommend the best solution for your needs.

Doesn't bonding do the same thing?

Although it's true that dental veneers and bonding serve the same purpose, veneers are a more premium solution with unique benefits. If a tooth needs significant coverage for an issue such as an intrinsic stain, covering the entire front surface with a veneer will look more natural than bonding and will last longer. However, because veneers are a more significant investment than bonding, many patients choose to receive bonding first in order to decide if they would like to eventually upgrade to veneers.

Can veneers be stained?

Veneers are highly stain-resistant, but it's important to remember that your natural teeth are not. The best way to maintain your results is to remain conscious of foods and drinks that could stain surrounding teeth and cause your smile to look inconsistent. When you indulge in coffee, tea, tomato sauce, and other deeply pigmented foods and drinks, take a minute to brush or at least rinse your mouth with water afterward.

What if I eventually decide I don't want to wear a veneer?

Veneers can be removed, but it's important to remember that the teeth must be permanently altered in order to accommodate them. As a result, any tooth that receives a veneer will always require a restoration of some kind. If you are uncomfortable with the idea of a permanent change to your tooth structure, we can explore other options. For example, if you wish to correct mild misalignment, Invisalign could be a viable and more conservative solution.

How long will my veneers last?

Veneers don't last forever. However, by taking proper care of your smile, your veneers could last between 10 and 20 years. In addition to maintaining excellent oral hygiene, you should take care to never use your veneers to bite into especially hard or sticky foods, open packages, or chew on objects like pen caps or fingernails.

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"My search for a dentist is finally over! The office staff, my dental hygienist, and Dr. Ip were all amazing. They were friendly and knowledgeable. The level of care they provided, from the X-rays to the cleaning, and finally Dr. Ip’s recommendations, was beyond thorough and exceeded my expectations.  Can’t believe I’m about to write this but I’m actually looking forward to going back. I’ve been to a couple of dentists that absolutely wasted my time. Not Smile 360. Don’t hesitate to make an appointment- you won’t be disappointed." Michael Costa, 5-Star Google Review
Dr. Ip

Smile 360

At Smile 360, our mission is to provide patient-centered dental care in a friendly environment. Dr. Ip has been a practicing dentist since 2006 and is proud to be affiliated with a number of prestigious organizations, including the:

  • Academy for Sports Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, Diplomate
  • Academy of General Dentistry, Fellow

For more information about our services, contact our practice online or call (512) 444-4746 today.

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