Dental veneers can be made from porcelain or from resin composite materials. Porcelain veneers resist stains better than resin veneers and better mimic the light reflecting properties of natural teeth.
Resin veneers are thinner and require removal of less of the tooth surface before placement. Porcelain veneers are permanently bonded, held in place by a special resin that adheres the back of the veneer to the front of the tooth. The finished result is extremely strong and durable. Though veneers are not suitable for every patient, they are a cosmetic alternative for a variety of dental conditions affecting the front teeth, including:
There are many benefits and advantages to having porcelain veneers applied to your front teeth. These may include any or all of the following considerations:
The decision to enhance one’s smile with porcelain veneers is a personal one. A subtle change in one’s smile can make an exceptional difference in looks and self worth and social outlook. There`s no question that a beautiful smile goes a long way toward improving self confidence in both personal and professional circles.