Veneer (or porcelain veneer) is a layer placed over a tooth to improve the aesthetics of the smile or to protect the surface of the teeth from damage.
Dental veneers are stained resistant glued to the front of the teeth. They are usually applied to cover teeth that are discolored, misshaped or chipped.
What are the advantages of veneer?
As veneer is thin layer glued on the teeth by strong adhesive so they do not need a lot of preparation to be installed and some kind of veneer, do not need any preparation at all. Veneer helping your teeth to look healthy and natural.
What are Veneer procedures?
- Treatment planning and diagnosis: in this step, you will meet the dentist and describe to him what thing you are looking to achieve by veneer, your dentist will examine your teeth and check if veneers are appropriate for you.
- Preparation of the tooth: your dentist will remove about ½ millimeter of the teeth surface enamel, which is equal to the thickness of veneer, which will be cemented on the tooth surface. Your doctor will take modal of your teeth and send to laboratory then your dentist will receive the veneers, which will suit your teeth.
- Bonding: in this step, your dentist will place the veneer temporarily on your teeth to check if everything is Ok before applying the adhesive and permanently adhesive the veneer to your teeth.
How long the veneer last?
Veneer supposed to last for many years but they may break or chip if you did not follow your dentist guidance, your dentist can fix small chips and even new veneer can be fitted instead of damaged one.
Do I have to veneer all my teeth?
It depends on your needs and also your budget as you can veneer one, for instance, you may have broken one tooth while you were a child so you can just veneer it or you can veneer all your teeth to improve your smile.
M.A.G clinic dentist is aware of latest veneer techniques and using the best materials that match your needs in both color and veneer life.
Call us now and schedule an appointment with our professional dentists in order to check your case and guide you accordingly