Dental veneers are also called porcelain veneers. Porcelain veneers are thin wafers like customized shells made of tooth colored materials that are designed to cover the surface of the teeth to improve the appearance of teeth. It helps to change the size, shape, length and color of the teeth. The main benefits of porcelain veneers is that it can resist stains better than the resin veneers.
Porcelain veneers are generally used for the teeth that has
Stained or discolored teeth due to unhealthy habits.
- Worn down teeth
- Chipped or broken teeth
- Irregular or uneven teeth
- Misaligned teeth
- Gaps between the teeth
The procedure of Porcelain veneers involves a thorough diagnosis of the teeth to know if the dental veneers are best for you. The dentist reshapes the surface of the teeth to prepare the tooth for a veneer. A model of the tooth is made and sent to the laboratory to make the veneer. This veneer is then fixed on the tooth and proper cementing is done. The shade of the veneer is adjusted with the shade of the cement used. Once the veneer is adjusted and positioned, a special light is passed to activate the chemicals in the cement that helps in hardening the cement quickly. The porcelain veneers give you the natural teeth look and are stain resistant. These are strong and look natural.