Porcelain veneers are thin laminates of porcelain which are bonded to the tooth surface. Probably the most esthetic means for enhancing a smile, veneers are a popular treatment for a variety of smile problems.
Porcelain veneers are the ultimate restoration for spaces, chips, fractures, rotated or misaligned teeth, unshapely or discoloured teeth; allowing alteration of tooth position, shape, size and color. The end result .a dramatic cosmetic makeover.
This treatment requires a minimal amount of tooth reduction and is, therefore, a relatively conservative technique.
Benefit of dental veneers
Dramatic, Yet Natural Cosmetic Enhancement
Increased Self Esteem
Minimal Tooth Preperation
Permanent & Durable
Step to make a Porcelain veneers
1. First appointment
Trimming a tooth for a porcelain veneer.
At the first appointment the face/s of the tooth, or teeth, is prepared by minimal reduction of 0.5 to 0.75 mm in order to make room for the porcelain laminate.
An impression (or, mould) is then taken of the prepared tooth for fabrication at a laboratory, and a plastic temporary veneer fitted, where possible, for the interim period. Laboratory fabrication takes approximately 2 week.
2. Second appointment
The temporary veneer/s is removed and the final veneer/s is permanently bonded into place.
3. Third appointment
recheck visit for adjusting occlusion or cement that maybe left