Porcelain veneers are thin shells of advanced ceramic material that are attached to the front surfaces of teeth for an immediate smile transformation. Veneers are crafted for each patient to resemble the appearance of natural dental enamel and to enhance the beauty of the smile.
Veneers can be used to correct several dental problems such as:
- Stained or discolored teeth.
- Chipped or cracked teeth.
- Gaps between teeth.
- Teeth Misalignment.
- Teeth that are big or small in proportion of their adjacent.
The first visit has special importance. Usually it includes consultation with the dentist, oral health assessment, x-rays, photographs, dental impression and patient explanation of his/her cosmetics goals so that the dentist can achieve personalize optimal treatment.
Types of veneers:
- Prepare-less Veneers
- Traditional Veneers
Dentist will slightly remove or roughening the surface of the enamel. Require two visits.
Dentist removes a thin layer of enamel from a patient's teeth. Require two to three visits.