Overview About Veneers
Dental veneers are thin layers of porcelain or composite resin, which are specifically designed for each patient to fit the tooth. having an aesthetic and natural appearance. They are usually used to repair chipped, misaligned, worn or abnormally spaced teeth.
Benefits of Veneers
For teeth that are severely discolored, chipped or misshapen, veneers create a durable and pleasing smile. Plus, veneers are difficult to stain, making them popular for people seeking a perfect smile.
Procedure of Dental Veneers
The dentist will remove a small part of the surface of the tooth, this will allow to place the porcelain veneer or composite resin. an impression of the tooth will be taken to send it to the laboratory and manufacture the veneer to be placed on the tooth. The veneer is attached to the tooth with cement resin.
Care of Dental Veneers
Dental veneers should be cleaned like your own teeth. Flossing once a day and brushing two to three times a day with fluoride toothpaste will help to remove food debris and dental plaque bacteria. Talk to your dentist about the oral care products you should consider to help maintain the longevity of your dental restorations.
What Problems Can I Fix With Dental Veneers?
- Stained or discolored teeth – including teeth discolored by tetracycline, or other drugs
- Broken or chipped teeth
- Teeth with gaps in between
- Uneven teeth
- Misshapen teeth
- Teeth that are just plain ugly
- Instead of expensive and time-consuming orthodontic treatment, dental veneers can be used in rows of 4, 6 or 8 attached to the upper front teeth to disguise a crooked smile