Have you ever found yourself googling and trying to figure out what a veneer is? When it comes to veneer's definition, it's not super clear, moreover, there are many different ways to define it. You may have heard of Lumineers, press-on veneers, no-prep veneers. So today we're here to clear the air, discover what a real veneer is and what the benefits are to you.
A veneer is a very thin piece of porcelain custom-made to change the shape, the shade, address spacing in the teeth and even give some strength back to the tooth. Veneers can also be used to repair teeth that may have tooth decay and to fix the front portion or the visible portion of your tooth. Veneers are applied by a dentist, who preps your teeth by filing away some of the enamel and then cements on the veneers. The front teeth will have a new look after the process, your smile will look better, brighter, and doesn't stain.
The results of veneer process can last from 10 to 30 years, during this time, you still need to be gentle with your veneers to avoid the possibility of replacement. Get two dental checkups each year and be sure to tell your dentist about the existence of your veneers, so they can use the best polishing technique during your cleaning.
The main reason that gets people concerned before going for cosmetic veneers is the shade and the shape change of their teeth. The fact that the color that we choose is permanent and you're not gonna see any change in shade throughout the life of your veneer. Veneers are also a great way to instantly transform a smile. The veneer process is almost instantaneous and can provide a total change to the way that somebody looks when they smile.