Porcelain Veneers: Definition
A veneer is a permanent restorative treatment used to enhance the size, shape, color and spacing of teeth. It is an extremely thin porcelain tooth casing which only covers the front of a tooth, creating a natural look while maintaining the tooth’s strength and durability.
Porcelain Veneers: Gaps Closure
Veneers can also be used to close gaps, when orthodontics (braces) are not suitable.
Porcelain Veneers: Teeth Alignment
If one tooth is slightly out of position, a veneer can sometimes be fitted to bring it into line with the others.
Porcelain Veneers: Improving the smile line
In some cases we treat we face a lot of failed braces case either for the patient bad compliance or the very stiff bone around the teeth hindering teeth movements and leading to failure of treatment
Porcelain Veneers: Enhancement of teeth shape
Enhancement of teeth form and length using porcelain veneers is very conservative and long lasting restorative procedure and considered the first line of treatment in such cases. In this case the gums were cosmetically treated prior to restoring teeth healthy appearance by porcelain veneers
Porcelain Veneers: Permanent whitening
For some patients, their teeth do not respond to whitening treatment, this problem can be solved with bonding porcelain veneers to their teeth.
Porcelain Veneers: Covering unsightly tooth surfaces
Some patients suffer from multiple cavities after orthodontic treatment or their teeth get affected by different types of stains that cannot be treated with whitening. In these cases the dentist will evaluate you need for a porcelain veneer treatment or a more simple white filling depending on the extent & the intensity of the cavities or the staining and your aesthetic expectation after the treatment.
Porcelain Veneers: No Teeth Preperation
One of the very latest techniques to emerge has been the no preparation veneer. Advances in porcelain technology allow dental technicians to make extremely thin porcelain veneers that can be bonded to teeth without any tooth removal being required.