Dental Veneers are a cosmetic dental treatment that can give a uniform colour, shape and symmetry to your smile.
They can be applied to a single tooth or to multiple teeth depending on the overall look desired. If you have any of the following dental concerns, Veneers may be suitable for you.
- Unhappy with the colour of your teeth
- Unhappy with the shape of your teeth
- Concerned about gaps between your teeth
- Crowded teeth
- Crooked teeth
- Misaligned teeth
- Cracked of damaged teeth
Types of Dental Veneers
Porcelain Veneers – Porcelain, meaning ceramic, is a customised laboratory-made veneer. It is a strong material, made to match the colour of your natural teeth. Porcelain veneers can be described as a ‘shell’. We call it a shell as it is a thin layer of porcelain that sits over the natural tooth. The porcelain is carefully crafter to mimic the appearance of a well-formed natural looking tooth. The shell is later bonded to the surface of one or more teeth. Veneers are considered to be more conservative than dental crowns as only the surface of the tooth or teeth are prepared to allow for placement of the veneer.
To have Veneer work completed on your smile will require two appointments, depending on how many teeth are being treated the length of the appointments may vary.
Composite Resin Veneers – Composite material is usually made up of a combination of micro-fillers, such as glass beads and resin plastics that also are designed to look like natural teeth. It can be bonded and built directly in your mouth to mimic the appearance of a well-formed natural looking tooth.
To have Composite Veneer work completed on your smile generally will require only one appointment, but may vary in length depending on how many teeth are being worked on.
If you are unsure if Veneers are a good option for you please call us on (07) 49 531 577 to make an appointment, you can then further discuss your concerns and expectations from this treatment with one our dentists.