Luminous Beauty To Teeth With Porcelain Veneers
One of the most popular and effective ways to restore damaged, misshapen, or discolored teeth, is with porcelain veneers. These are thin yet highly durable porcelain sheets that are bonded to the front surfaces of teeth. They are created to ensure they ideally complement the size, color, texture, and shape of your natural teeth.
Porcelain sheets bonded to the front surfaces of teeth, show off your new smile right away.
Benefits of Porcelain Veneers
Porcelain veneers have a very natural appearance. Like natural tooth enamel, porcelain is translucent, so they have a subtle radiance that will draw attention to your stunning new smile. In addition to being extremely natural looking, porcelain veneers can also be used to correct a variety of orthodontic problems. Indeed, veneers are so effective in resolving minor alignment problems that many patients use them as a form of “instant orthodontics.” Resilient, strong, and highly resistant to staining, porcelain veneers can last for many years with proper care.
Placement of Your Porcelain Veneers
The procedure involved in placing porcelain veneers is relatively quick and virtually painless. A small amount of enamel is removed from the surfaces of the teeth in order to accommodate the veneers, which are crafted according to precise specifications. Once the veneers are ready to be placed, the dentist bonds them to each tooth’s surface using a strong dental adhesive that hardens with exposure to a beam of light. Veneers fit comfortably and unobtrusively in your mouth, and you can show off your new smile right away.
When to Choose Porcelain Veneers?
- Tooth discoloration that doesn’t respond to teeth whitening treatments
- Unsightly gaps between teeth
- Teeth that are too small
- Rotated or slightly misaligned teeth
- Uneven or worn edges on teeth
- Chips or cracks in teeth
Dental veneers are made from strong, durable porcelain that will not stain or discolor. The modern porcelain used to fabricate dental veneers is extremely lifelike, closely replicating the translucency and hues found in real tooth enamel and creating a very natural appearance.
Who Can Have Veneers?
Are There Different Types of Veneers?
Conventional Porcelain Veneers
Conventional porcelain veneers are typically 0.5 mm thick. While this is incredibly thin, it is normally necessary for our dentist to reshape your tooth before bonding the veneer onto the tooth. Usually, we need to remove 0.5 mm of tooth enamel to create sufficient room for the veneer. Otherwise, the veneer would feel and look too bulky and unnatural. Because it’s necessary to remove a small amount of tooth material, treatment is irreversible. Afterward, your teeth will always need covering and protecting, whether that’s with a veneer or a crown.
What Is the Procedure for Having Conventional Porcelain Veneers?
We use a local anesthetic to ensure you feel comfortable during the entire procedure. Once the tooth is shaped, we take a detailed dental impression and record the shade of your tooth. The information is sent to our dental lab, where a skilled technician will handcraft your veneers. While your veneers are made, we protect your teeth with temporary veneers.
As your second visit, we remove the temporary veneers and fit your new veneers in place. Our dentist will check the fit carefully, and you will be able to preview and approve the appearance of your veneers before we bond them onto your teeth. We use a strong bonding material that is hardened with a light, a process very similar to placing a composite filling.
What are Prepless Veneers?
What is the Procedure for Having Prepless Veneers?
Your first visit is simply to take a dental impression of your teeth. We will also choose the correct shade of porcelain for your veneers. The information is sent to our dental lab so they can hand-craft your veneers to our prescription. You will not need temporary veneers.
During your second visit, we will try in your veneers, ensuring they fit precisely, and you can approve their appearance before we bond them onto your teeth.