Veneers

What are Veneers?

Are thin, layered shells of porcelain or composite which can be connected to the teeth. They are made use of in circumstances when teeth are damaged, broke, exceedingly tarnished or used.

They can additionally be used to modify the shapes of teeth and close spaces in between teeth as called for. Whilst composite bonding has come to be incredibly popular recently, veneers if taken care of well can last longer leaving a magnificent long lasting smile. Veneers are not specifically intrusive as well as often need marginal if any kind of natural tooth change whatsoever.

Benefits

  1. Veneers enable a fast method and also ensured method to bleach proper any minor discrepancies in tooth shape. Normally they are constructed from porcelain and are done on 4-6 teeth to ensure that the color and form of the new teeth are maintained attire.
  2. Minor orthodontic inconsistencies can be concealed with porcelain veneers which could be of benefit particularly if you are not keen on having any kind of orthodontic treatment
  3. If there are any type of defects or deep tarnish which has actually happened as the tooth has actually established or it has been traumatised, it occasionally can be tough to mask with bleaching or composite veneers. Likewise if the underlying enamel has been damaged, porcelain veneers can be made use of to boost the look shape and also proportion of your smile

Disadvantages

  1. Porcelain veneers can be a lot more costly than other forms of smile makeover treatments such as composite bonding as the veneers are made as well as refined in a specialist lab by a master ceramist.
  2. As some of the tooth structure is being adjusted and eliminated, it is a permanent treatment whereas composite bonding is much less intrusive. Sensitivity can additionally happen as a result of this after the porcelain veneers have actually been put on the teeth.

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Frequently Asked Questions

There is no pain with the procedure in having your teeth prepared for veneers or having them fitted.

It all depends on the shape, position and spaces between your teeth. Sometimes it is possible to fit veneers without making any adjustment to the teeth. Other times, it does involve some roughening of the front of the tooth surface to create space for veneers to be fitted.

Prior to having veneers, you will have a wax up of them on a model. This is be shown to you and transferred to your mouth as a trial to see if you are happy with the appearance.

Only once we are sure you are happy with the appearance of what is planned, we will start the process for making your veneers.

Much in the same way that you clean your natural teeth. It requires careful brushing, flossing and use of interdental brushes to ensure all surfaces of the teeth and veneers are kept clean.

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