Veneers are thin, custom-made shells crafted of tooth-coloured materials designed to cover the front surface of the tooth to improve the overall appearance. They are made of either thin plastic resin or porcelain and can be placed to:
- correct poorly formed or mildly mal-positioned teeth
- close gaps between teeth
- mask internal stains
- restore partially broken-down teeth
Tooth preparation is minimal and confined to the enamel structure. The veneer is bonded to the tooth structure with tooth-coloured resin cement. Several visits are necessary to complete treatment.
They are commonly used in our smile design cases to give patients the perfect white smiles they have always wanted.