Porcelain Laminates (Veneers)

Porcelain Laminates (Veneers)

What are Porcelain Laminate (Veneers)?

Porcelain Laminates or Veneers are porcelain shells with a thickness of 0.3 to 0.7 mm, bonded to the front of the teeth. Veneers are reasonable facsimiles of natural teeth that help us correct color, position, and shape the teeth.

What are the advantages of porcelain laminate veneers over classical porcelain crowns?

In veneer treatment, not all of the enamel tissue is removed, as in classical porcelain crown treatment. Minimal preparation of enamel is sufficient. In some cases, veneers can be applied without any preparation.

Who is suitable for veneers? Veneers can be applied to those who are uncomfortable with the position, shape, and color of their teeth, discoloration or gaps, large and colored fillings, or broken and worn teeth.

How long is the application period of veneers?

Veneer treatment can be completed in two days or more depending on the case. But firstly, any existing gum infection must be treated or need for root canal treatment must be addressed.

How do I take care of my veneers?

You must brush your teeth at least two times a day, floss once a day, and avoid shelled nuts.

Do veneers stain?

Porcelain laminate is resistant to coloring. Since they have a smoother surface than natural teeth, bacteria plaque is less likely to accumulate.

Is there a risk of veneers falling or breaking after application?

When veneers are made properly they will not fall out since they will be strongly attached to the dental tissue.