Dental veneers are cosmetic restorations designed to hide minor to moderate dental imperfections such as alignment issues, gaps, chipped or cracked teeth. Its natural appearance makes it the perfect remedy for your dental concerns. A quick transformation to your smile, veneers can improve the function, aesthetics of your mouth by ensuring that they blend with the color of your natural teeth. Porcelain veneers are widely recommended by patients as they closely match the color of the enamel.
Who are the ideal candidates for porcelain veneers?
Sometimes, not every dental work requires extensive work or orthodontic treatment. A few dental conditions like the ones described above can be easily resolved with custom-made veneers instead of wearing dental braces or Invisalign. Veneers are thin, wafer-like shells that can be easily bonded on the surface of your enamel. Porcelain veneers are best advised for candidates who suffer from:
- Teeth with large gaps/spaces
- Teeth that are severely discolored
- Teeth that are crooked
- Teeth that are misshapen or chipped
What are the benefits of porcelain veneers?
Porcelain veneers offer a range of benefits:
- It helps even out the patient's smile
- They are known to offer strength and durability
- Porcelain veneers are stain-resistant
- Improves the color of discolored teeth
- They can be custom-made
What is the process involved in getting porcelain veneers?
Getting custom-made veneers is a simple process. It begins with a cosmetic dental consultation. During this visit, the dentist will examine the patient's smile and understand what aspect of the smile does the patient wishes to improve. The next consultation would involve removing a portion of the teeth that are damaged and preparing a mold of the same. The newly constructed veneer would be prepared in the dental laboratory. Until they are ready, the dentist would attach a temporary veneer to the enamel to serve as a restoration. The last stage would involve removing the temporary veneers and attaching the custom-made porcelain veneer by using dental adhesives.
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