What are Veneers?? – Smile like a Model

What are Veneers?? – Smile like a Model

Dental veneers are wafer-thin shells of porcelain crown that are stick to your teeth.

Veneers are a mini version of a crown. They need minimal tooth cutting and are stick to the front teeth of desired shape and color.

Veneers are a part of smile construction and a skilled procedure done by a prosthodontist.

When to go for a veneer?

When you have discoloration of teeth which does not have a permanent solution. The stains are intrinsic and can’t be removed by scaling or tooth whitening procedures.

Ceratin enamel defects can’t be treated and a porcelain veneer is the best treatment choice.

In case of very little spacing between the teeth not requiring ortho treatment.

Teeth that are chipped or broken.

With the aging and our food habits, surface of teeth starts abrading and you feel sensitivity to hot and cold. Instead of going to a full crown, a veneer is a more conservative approach.

Veener is a key to a perfect smile.

Drawbacks of a veneer?

It is technique sensitive procedure best done by a crown and bridge specialist. Tooth need minimal reduction and precision.

Unlike a dental filling, a veneer is not done in a day. After tooth reduction, the impression is sent to the lab. Then cemented onto the tooth in the next appointment. unless your dentist has a CAD/CAM.

Going for a veneer may empty your pockets if you are getting it in a day with CAD/CAM.

But if you are concerned about your looking, then it is worth going for.

Veneers provide you with a natural and attractive look.

How long do veneers last?

Porcelain veneers don’t last a lifetime. the life of a porcelain veneer is between 10-15 years and sometimes even less.


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