Everyone deserves a smile that functions and looks amazing. It can provide self-confidence, makes an easier time chewing food, and facilitate communication. The problem is that smiles are relatively fragile things. Dental decay, teeth grinding, genetics and numerous other conditions can leave them shorter than they should be, aesthetically imperfect or with gaps between teeth.
What are Porcelain Veneers? A porcelain veneer is a custom-made protective layer of material applied to one or more faces of the tooth. It is made from a material that looks very similar to teeth, which allows it to be used for cosmetic and functional restoration. A veneer can be applied to a tooth after a dentist removes a small amount of enamel from it in preparation for the veneer. Porcelain veneers are typically created within the confines of a lab. Imaging and other diagnostic tools create a map of the tooth that will undergo the process. The veneer is then created with an extreme precision, which in turn allows for the maximum bio compatibility from the restoration. A dentist then prepares the tooth and affixes the veneer to it. This procedure is relatively simple and takes about the same amount of time as most dental fillings.