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Dental VeneersDental veneers sometimes called tooth veneers, porcelain veneers or dental porcelain laminates are wafer-thin, custom-made shells of tooth-coloured materials designed to cover the front surface of teeth to correct both colour and shape problems.
Veneers are an important tool for the cosmetic dentist. A dentist may use one veneer to restore a single tooth that may have been fractured or discolored, or multiple teeth to create a “Hollywood” type of makeover. Many people have small teeth resulting in spaces that may not be easily closed by orthodontics. Some people have worn away the edges of their teeth resulting in a prematurely aged appearance, while others may have malpositioned teeth that appear crooked. Multiple veneers can close these spaces, lengthen teeth that have been shortened by wear, provide a uniform color, shape, and symmetry, and make the teeth appear straight.

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What properties do porcelain veneers have?

Porcelain veneers, because they are glass-like, have a great advantage over other types of cosmetic dental bonding by the fact that they are translucent. When they are bonded onto a tooth’s surface they mimic the light handling characteristics of enamel. …

When is a porcelain veneer needed?

Porcelain veneers can be used to repair minor tooth imperfections and defects. Porcelain veneers can often be an effective method by which to make cosmetic changes in teeth that are chipped, worn, stained, crooked, or discoloured. Teeth enamel discoloration can be caused by staining, aging, or chemical damage or naturally discoloured, …

What steps are involved in preparing a tooth for a porcelain veneer?

Assessment. Your dentist may need to take x-rays as well as photographs. Your dentist may also need to take dental impressions (dental molds) from which they will make a plaster cast of your mouth. During the examination appointment you will need to convey to your dentist the types of changes you …

How long porcelain veneers last?

On average, dental veneers last between 8 and 12 years. The life span of a veneer depends on the amount of “wear and tear” it is exposed to, how well you follow good oral hygiene practices, and your personal mouth-related habits …

Do porcelain veneered teeth require any special care?

On average, dental veneers last between 5 and 10 years. The life span of a veneer depends on the amount of “wear and tear” it is exposed to, how well you follow good oral hygiene practices, and your personal mouth-related habits …

Case Study – Gappy and discoloured teeth

Olivia Walsh was unhappy with her smile and after reading an article about the high quality treatment offered by Budapest dentists she contacted Smile Savers. There were large gaps between her …

Case Study – Old and lifeless veneers

Sally Brown decided to travel abroad to have her old veneers replaced and just 5 days later returned home with a youthful and refreshed smile.
Treatment: 6 upper and lower porcelain …

Case Study – Gappy and uneven smile

Longing for a fuller and more pronounced smile our client decided to take action and travelled abroad for dental treatment. Closing the gaps and reshaping the teeth, a fully revitalised look …

Case Study – Gum lift and veneers

Unhappy about her overlapping and discoloured teeth and uneven gum line our client opted to correct her smile in Hungary with gum contouring, porcelain veneers and a single metal free crown.