What are porcelain veneers?

Written by: Dra. Pilar Garrido Lapeña
Published: | Updated: 16/01/2019
Edited by: Top Doctors®


What are porcelain veneers?

Facets or porcelain veneers are a finite sheets of porcelain that are glued onto the patient's tooth.


What do you use?

Porcelain veneers are used for many cases today, since discoloration of the tooth anatomy changes, malposition of teeth can be corrected. In general, a lot of aesthetic situations can be corrected with porcelain veneers on the patient's own teeth.


What advantages and disadvantages are compared to other techniques?

Porcelain veneers have, for example, advantages over composite veneers, that's what they could be compared. One of the advantages is the duration, another is polished and naturalness, because although we do some very good composites, which in some cases are able to make very good composites, they require more maintenance than porcelain veneers, and brightness give the porcelain veneers smile is always higher than the brightness that give the smile composite veneers.


How long they are?

The duration of porcelain veneers, and the duration of most dental treatments we do, depends a lot on the biology and hygiene which keeps the patient.

In principle they are quite durable treatments but can never ensure the number of years that will last a mouth veneers.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dra. Pilar Garrido Lapeña

Dr. Garrido's Degree in Medicine and Surgery, and Dentistry specialist. The doctor, with 30 years of experience, has a degree in Operative Dentistry and Endodontics and a Master of Public Health and Health Education. He has also made numerous publications and conference presentations.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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