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Dental Veneers

What are dental veneers?

Porcelain veneers are thin pieces of porcelain used to provide a natural look of the teeth ,while providing esthetics, strength and resilience comparable to natural enamel. It is often used for teeth that needs slight change in colour, shape, size or position alterations.

What are the advantages of veneers?

Veneers last for a long time and moreover they require very little tooth preparation/cutting. They look very natural and are a good option if you want to cover a dull looking natural tooth.

How long can veneers last?

Dental veneers can last for upto 10 to 15 years (or even more), after that they need replacement. Veneers need proper care and maintenance, only then they will continue to give an attractive smile for years.

Is the process of attaching veneer painful?

Patient does not experience any pain during the procedure, but there is some amount of discomfort when the enamel is reduced . Anaesthesia is administered before the procedure. Sensitivity to cold/ hot can be felt after the veneer is fitted.

What are the alternatives to veneers?

Dental veneers are used to enhance the appearance of an individual, it is the part of cosmetic dental treatment .In case of repairing of teeth, straightening of teeth veneers are not suitable and dental crowns is the best choice .An alternative to dental veneers is LUMINEERS .They are removable and provides artificial coating to the teeth.

How many visits are required?

It takes about 2-3 visits and about 3 weeks for the entire procedure to be completed. Veneers are bonded to the teeth by light activation of the cement.

What are the instructions one should follow once veneer is placed?

  • Proper dental hygiene should be maintained
  • Brush twice a day is a must
  • Regular visit to the dentist
  • Regular polishing of the veneer within a year
  • Avoid Biting hard objects or grinding of teeth

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