Candidates should have healthy, stable teeth. People with following imperfections may want to consider veneers:
This is the Rolls-Royce restoration of choice. Porcelain veneers are ultra-thin shells of ceramic material, which are bonded to the front of teeth. This procedure requires little or no anesthesia, when bonded to your tooth is extremely strong, and can be the ideal choice for improving the appearance of the front teeth. Porcelain veneers are placed to mask discolorations, to brighten teeth, and to improve a smile. Highly resistant to permanent staining from coffee, tea, or even cigarette smoking, the wafer-thin porcelain veneers can achieve a tenacious bond to the tooth, resulting in an esthetically pleasing naturalness that is unsurpassed by other restorative options.
Alternative to Crowns: Porcelain veneers are an excellent alternative to crowns in many situations. They provide a much more conservative approach to changing a tooth’s color, size, or shape.
If you are consulting with your dentist about the possibility of dental veneers, you should discuss the many options. For instance, the color, fit and type of veneer used is the most important decision you’ll make. Choosing a type of veneer, will come down to the difference in materials. Here’s a look at some different dental veneer styles:
Composite veneers are made out of resin composite and are the simplest form of veneer to apply to a tooth. The dentist will repair your tooth damage with enamel and finish with a bond, all in one visit. For bigger problems, a porcelain veneer is the more popular choice due to it’s higher quality and endurance.
There are two types of Veneers:
Veneers are very different from teeth whitening. While teeth whitening is limited to improving tooth color, giving it a brighter look, Veneers aesthetically modifies tooth shape, appearance, color and size. It is the treatment to achieve dental perfection for aesthetic purposes.
A: Veneer is a material to cover problematic teeth, especially its appearance.
A: For aesthetic reasons, normally it is the first 6-8 front teeth that are more visual when people smile.
A: Approximately 5 – 10 years. For some patients who apply extreme care, veneers could last up to 20 years.
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Preparation of veneer mock-up for sizing
Bonding of veneers
1 week check-up