What are veneers? Veneers refer to thin layers of restorative materials usually bonded over the surface of the teeth with an aim of providing protection for the damaged teeth or improving the appearance of the teeth.
What types of veneers? Veneers are classified into two main groups according to the type of material used namely composite veneers and porcelain veneers.
What are porcelain veneers? Porcelain veneers also called laminates or dental porcelain dental veneers are thin porcelain chips normally having a thickness of half a millimetre being fixed to the front teeth in order to thereby create a smile makeover creating a result magnificent.
Composite veneer also called dental composite resins are forms of synthetic resins used as adhesives or filling materials. These types of veneers are characterized by: cheap, easy to handle, insoluble, insensitive to dehydration and aesthetics.
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What can be done with veneers?
Veneers are used to prepare meals for many teeth defects such as restoring chipped or worn teeth. They can be used for discoloured teeth especially if a person has teeth tetracycline stains as the dentist is able to change the shapes of teeth as well as control of their exact shades.
Porcelain veneers may also be used to cover gaps between the teeth, which increases the length of the teeth or may also be used as substitutes for braces.