ARE DENTAL VENEERS PERMANENT?
Dental veneers are a permanent change used to improve tooth imperfections. They are thin, tooth-coloured custom made coverings that are attached to the front surface to improve the appearance of the tooth. They are made from porcelain or resin composite materials and are bonded to your teeth. These materials will mimic the shade of your natural tooth.
Types of problems Dental veneers fix?
Veneers can be used to treat a number of different cosmetic problems
* chipped or broken tooth
* Teeth that are discoloured because of trauma, excessive intake of fluoride, consumption of tetracycline or another drug
* smaller teeth.
* Teeth that are worn down ( abrasions, erosion )
* Uneven or crowded teeth
* To close the gaps between teeth
What’s the procedure for fixing veneers?
Veneers are most commonly made of porcelain material.
Dental veneers procedure involves grinding down the tooth structure. This allows for proper placement of the veneer. These veneers cover the front surface of the tooth compared to crowns that cover the entire tooth surface. In some cases, over a period of time, the veneers need to be replaced.
Benefits of your Dental Veneers
It improves the overall appearance of the teeth and restores confidence
It requires minimal tooth preparation or grinding
Fix minor cosmetic problems
It is great for teeth with enamel abrasion or erosion
It is permanent and cannot be removed by the patient
Replicates the natural tooth
They are stronger, durable and realistic
They are stain-resistant
They act as a protective covering for your tooth from acidic food and strong brushing.
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