Dental veneers are a great way to help patients achieve a beautiful smile. Those cracked, chipped, or gapped teeth need not make you vulnerable and stop you from smiling your full smile
What are dental veneers?
Dental veneers are wafer-like, thin, surface restorations that function by covering any surface anomalies of teeth. There are several types of veneers that patients can choose from that would best suit their smile.
Types of Veneers
- Porcelain Veneers
Porcelain veneers are thin shell-like custom-made veneers that closely matches the shape of teeth. They have great benefits as they are durable and long-lasting, imparts a natural look for teeth, such restoration would not need removal of teeth surface, porcelain veneers don't stain easily.
- Composite Resin Veneers
Composite veneers are made of tooth-colored filling material. Such restoration requires an only lesser visit to the dentist's office, is less expensive, are easy to fix if they get damaged, durable and resistant to wear.
How can veneers help restore your smile?
Dental veneers are generally used to restore cracks or chips on teeth's surfaces that are located at the more visible areas of the mouth. Here are the possible dental conditions that veneers can help resolve and thereby give patients an attractive smile.
• Teeth that are stained and needs bleaching
• Worn or chipped teeth
• Crooked or misshapen teeth
• Teeth with uneven gaps or spaces
The procedure to get veneers involves the removal of a small amount of enamel that needs restoring. The dentist would make an impression or mold of the veneer. The impression would be sent to a dental lab where the patient's custom-made veneers would be designed. During the patient's next visit, the dentist would pace the veneer on the patient's teeth to check its correct fit and shape.