It is a less invasive cosmetic dentistry procedure that improves the smile appearance. They are a thin layer that is placed on the frontal side of your teeth (incisors and canines). They can modify: Color, shape, and size of the teeth. They cover: Chipped, gapped, crooked, stained, worn enamel or misshapen teeth.
A smile makeover includes 8 teeth (4 per arch).
Made of an organic polymer resin known as bisphenol-A-glycidyl methacrylate. They are custom made and can be easily repaired. The tooth is covered with a prefabricated mold, then a tooth-colored filling is added to take the shape.
Made of glass ceramic (porcelain) material. They are a full layer, bonded, custom made, strong, natural-looking, don’t change color easily, and are very durable.
Made of yttrium-stabilized zirconium oxide. They are strong, and each tooth can be reduced from 0.8mm to 1.5mm.
Made of lithium disilicate glass-ceramic. They are a thin full layer, and each tooth can be reduced from 0.3mm to 1.0mm. Highly aesthetic, translucent and bright.
Made of homogeneous leucite-based ceramic. They are previously designed and offer 12 shades.
Made of a patented ceramic known as cerinate. They are digitally designed, extra thin (in comparison with porcelain veneers), and are a less invasive procedure.
Made of a strong porcelain material. The shells are bonded to the teeth. You can choose the shape and shade.
The first step is a dental evaluation to see if you’re a good candidate for the procedure, the dentist will do some x-rays and impressions.
After this, a little bit of your enamel will be removed to make space in the tooth for your new veneers. A mold or impresion will be prepared to be sent to a lab for your veneer creation, here you will be able to choose color for your new teeth!
You will have temporary veneers while you wait for the lab to deliver the permanents.
The final step is to cement your new veneers! It’s a quick procedure and you will have a wondeful new smile in minutes!
– Colorimeter. The most popular dental shades are: BL1, BL2, BL3, and BL4. But there are other natural-looking options like: A1, A2 or B1.
– Veneers are made of porcelain or composite resin.
– Glue is used to bond veneers.
– Local anesthetic is applied.
Remember to have a check ups 2 times a year.
It’s very important that you follow a daily hygiene routine: Toothpaste, floss and mouthwash.
General range cost: $400 to $2500 per tooth.
Composite veneers cost: $400 to $1500 per tooth.
Porcelain veneers cost: $925 USD to $2500 USD per tooth. The regular cost is usually $1500 USD per tooth.
Nothing is permanent, not even natural teeth. A renovation can be necessary. But depending on the proper care, dental veneers can last even for decades. Composite veneers last over 5 to 10 years, while porcelain veneers last Over 10 – 20 years.
Not at all! Most patients doesn’t report any pain or discomfort during treatment. It’s a minimally invasive procedure.
Veneers are for you: If you want to have a highly-aesthetic smile.
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