Dental veneers are custom-designed shells of tooth-like
ceramic material that, when applied over the surface of a tooth, can
cover worn tooth enamel, uneven tooth alignment or spacing and chips
or cracks. Dental veneers fall into the category of cosmetic dentistry
because they create a bright, white smile with beautifully aligned,
shapely teeth. Even better, the translucent ceramic quality of today's
veneers provides a more natural look than what’s been available
in the past.
Regardless of what causes unattractive teeth, dental veneers may solve most or even all of your cosmetic dental issues, including:
Dental veneers that are indirectly fabricated – fabricated in a dental laboratory – are bonded to the teeth with various types of resin cement. Of the two options, porcelain veneers are longer lasting and more expensive.
When are Veneers Appropriate?