What Are Porcelain Veneers and Their Benefits?

By: Dalius Barrett

Porcelain veneers or dental veneers are quicker and more suitable solutions to cure minor teeth defects. These are fine and thin sheets of porcelain and are placed onto the surface of the teeth. These water-like thin shells are specially designed to cover up the front teeth and to improve the appearance and look of the teeth and gives almost naturally looking teeth. They can also improve the functioning of the teeth in terms of the bite. However, these are not used for problems like cavities and plaque.

These are mostly used to improve stained teeth that cannot be improved through tooth whitening treatments. Even yellow or dark teeth can also be whiten and brighten with it and even crooked/skew teeth are made appear to be straight. With special adhesives, they are permanently attached to cater dental problems.

This is most popular procedure with dentists and patients alike. It is not invasive. No injections in the mouth are required to perform the procedure. Patients suffered from a poor self-image because of their teeth like it very much as it enables them to smile with confidence.

Porcelain veneers are suitable for the following dental conditions,

Spaced teeth
Uneven or crooked teeth
Stained or yellow teeth
Teeth stained by tetracycline
Teeth worn down as a result of tooth grinding and overbites and under bites
Large gums
Asymmetrical or unevenly shaped teeth
Sensitive teeth

Benefits of Porcelain veneers

Offer patients a long-lasting dental solution as these typically last 10-15 years, even longer depending heavily on the patient's effective at-home dental care.
Provide absolutely breathtaking results, almost the flawless teeth. But for getting the best result, select a cosmetic dentist who is highly skilled at choosing the best materials and combination of features. This is highly customizable as the cosmetic dentist can utilize his or her skills and expertise to create natural, beautiful smile.
Restore functionality and strength as they are made from durable, long-lasting porcelain and bonding materials.
Use a minimally invasive, quick procedure, simply takes approximately two office visits to complete the procedure.
Provide natural looking teeth. Porcelain and tooth enamel are both white and translucent and so light enters them both and is reflected back off the layer beneath them.

Provide exceptionally stain-resistant even for those who can't give up their daily trip to Starbucks or their daily glass of red wine with dinner. Veneers made of porcelain a ceramic, stain-producing product makes it stain-resistant.

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