Porcelain Veneers are wafer thin shells of porcelain that are bonded to the front of teeth. The treatment is painless and usually does not require an anesthetic. Porcelain veneers are the ideal option for an improved appearance of your teeth and have become popular over the last 10 years due to the fact that they create excellent aesthetic results and do not change color as a result of smoking or drinking caffeine beverages.
Porcelain veneers are a good alternative to simple orthodontic treatments, however are not recommended in cases of severe teeth crowding or in cases requiring prolonged orthodontic treatment.
When are porcelain veneers recommended?
Porcelain veneers are routinely used to:
- close gaps between teeth.
- rebuild broken teeth.
- change the color of teeth.
- design crooked teeth.
- whiten stained or discolored teeth