What are veneers?

Veneers - what are they?

Whilst our natural teeth are strong and reliable, it is not uncommon for them to suffer some damage from sports, falls or poor oral hygiene. Consequently, many people seek a way to rectify this if the issue befalls your front teeth. Any chips or cracks immediately become more visible and this where veneers come in.

A veneerIn the construction of crowns or pontics, a layer of tooth-colored material usually, but not limited to, composite, porcelain, ceramic or acrylic resin, attached to the surface by direct fusion, cemen is a thin covering that is placed over the front of your tooth. It can successfully repair the look of a chipped or stained tooth and even cover any gaps you might be self-conscious about. Furthermore, the veneers are designed to match the colour of your other teeth so that they look entirely natural and not out of place.

Additionally, you can get a full veneer or a partial veneer. Full veneers cover the entirety of the tooth, whilst partial teeth, as expected, only cover part of it. Veneers are most made from porcelain or compositeSingle surface composite filling (white or tooth colored) performed on a tooth in the front of the mouth. resin. These are both extremely strong materials which means any veneer to get has a long lifespan and will not be easily damaged by eating harder foods or activities. Your dentist will discuss the best choice for you and help you select one of the two materials.

It is important to note, that whilst veneers are strong you must still treat them as you would your other teeth. This means they must still be brushed regularly and flossed. You should also avoid chewing on very hard items such as your nails or ice.

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