Veneers

They are used to redesign misaligned, deformed or broken teeth, restoring them aesthetically.

They are two methods of dental reconstruction quite similar but, in fact, are not the same. Although the procedure is quite similar and both aim at dental restoration, there are three main differences between the processes that make them more or less recommendable depending on the specific case of each patient.

 

Reconstruction of Smiles

We will take care of all the steps for oral and facial aesthetic rehabilitation – previous simulation in digital software for patient approval.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a dental veneer?

Dental veneers, veneers or contact lenses, consist of a thin coating of aesthetic material, as a rule of high aesthetics and resistance, designed and personalized for each person, which adheres and covers the entire front surface of visible teeth.

Why should I put veneers?

By placing dental veneers, it is possible to change our smile and in a very quick way completely. We were able to quickly change the color, shape, orientation, size and length of the teeth. The main reasons for placing veneers are: blackened teeth; worn teeth; crooked or misaligned teeth; chipped or broken teeth; spacing between teeth (close diastema).

What types of veneers are there?

There are many alternatives of materials that can be used in the making of veneers (covers for teeth), but in general, they all fall into one of three groups: Ceramic Veneers, Composite Resin Veneers and Ceramic Fragments.

What are the pros and cons of ceramic veneers?

Porcelain/ceramics is the material of choice whenever we talk about improving dental appearance, thanks to the excellent optical properties it has and its excellent color stability over time. The porcelain / ceramic veneers thus constitute first-line solutions when there is a major problem or a great aesthetic requirement. However, they tend to be more expensive.

What are the pros and cons of resin veneers?

Composite or composite resin veneers represent a good and more economical alternative to porcelain (ceramic) veneers.

Despite not being able to mimic natural dentition as well as ceramics, composite resin veneers have good results, as long as they are periodically maintained. They are more susceptible to pigmentation and staining over time compared to ceramics.

Is it a long process?

To carry out this type of treatment and place the dental veneers, only 3 consultations are usually necessary: ​​the initial evaluation/diagnosis consultation; a second appointment to prepare the teeth and make the respective molds; the third and last consultation to place the final work.

How long are the veneers?

The duration of dental veneers is something that is still difficult to determine today. Although there are many successful cases over 10 years old, each case is different, and the duration of the facet from person to person can be very variable, as it depends on factors inherent to each individual.

How to clean the veneers?

The cleaning of facets is the same as that of natural teeth. So, you should always brush your teeth two to three times a day with fluoride toothpaste, floss and elixir. In this way, the accumulation of bacterial plaque is prevented, preventing the appearance of cavities and gum problems.

Does the veneer preparation process damage your teeth?

The most modern techniques allow wear of less than 0.4 mm of the enamel, being a conservative abrasion that does not damage the dental structure, only covers.

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