Four key points about veneers

Written by: Dra. Ana Rituerto Martínez
Edited by: Roser Bernés Ubasos


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.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dra. Ana Rituerto Martínez

Degree in medicine and surgery from the University of Zaragoza and specialist in stomatology Complutense University, Dr. Ana Rituerto has over 30 years of experience. His knowledge in prosthetics and dental aesthetics make it an expert in cases of oral rehabilitation. Private practice in the dental clinic Rituerto.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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