Dental veneers are minimally invasive treatment partially covering the tooth, made of different types of ceramic, which teeth are joined by adhesive techniques modifying their shape and color and allows us to achieve highly esthetic results and friendly fabrics.
Duration of Veneers
If last stay in the mouth it is understood, they can last many years. Another thing is the aesthetic life, because after a while will surely be no more than fifteen or twenty years, veneers need to be replaced by new. Careful hygiene is desirable to extend the life of the veneers.
When applying veneers
Veneers are cosmetic dental treatment therefore can not be used if any oral health problems. Health problems should be treated before placing veneers.
They can be used for:
- Correct defects in tooth shape
- Close spaces
- Bleaching or change the color
- Enlarge teeth
- cover fractures
- Correct small dental malpositions
Benefits of Veneers
Porcelain veneers allow the specialist in dentistry achieve superior aesthetics and rejuvenation of the smile. With adhesive techniques used today, they have great durability over time, with low prevalence of complications. They possess high color stability and great resistance to wear and abrasion. With today's great advances, it is possible to very thin veneers, very respectful and very conservative soft tissues of the tooth structure.
Risks of Veneers
Like any dental treatment, porcelain veneers may pose some risks as debonding, cracking or fracture, however, they are rare if done with appropriate techniques and suitable materials. It is also necessary for the patient to carry out a proper use and maintenance thereof.