What are veneers?
Porcelain veneers are one of the many ways to improve your smile. Often likened to how a fake nail fits over your finger, veneers fit over your teeth aided by a strong adhesive bonding material. Veneers offer your teeth structural benefits as well as improving the shape and colour and your self-confidence, boosting your desire to smile.
- Durability and strength. As they are made from porcelain, veneers are the one of the best solutions to restoring damaged teeth. If maintained properly, veneers can last between 10-15 years. A healthy oral hygiene routine includes brushing for 2 minutes twice a day and flossing regularly to remove the build-up of bacteria and food particles. Veneers are also sometimes made from a composite resin amalgam.
- Semblance to a natural tooth. Veneers are bespoke as you and your dentist can select the shade that you feel looks best and is in-keeping with your natural teeth.
- Simple, hassle-free procedure. Veneers are a low-hassle solution to repairing damaged teeth. They can be carried out in 2 visits to us.
- Have veneers treatment in combination with other treatments. Combine other cosmetic treatments with porcelain veneers to have the perfect smile.
- No need for recovery period. Porcelain veneers are a ‘walk-in, walk-out procedure’. After each of your two appointments, you will not suffer any kind of side-effects or unpleasant sensation in your restored tooth/teeth.
- Great aesthetic results. Porcelain veneers are a solution for:
Although veneers do not solve any dental health issues, their cosmetic benefits can be life-changing, restoring confidence and the desire to smile again.
Frequently asked questions
Q. How can veneers be maintained?
A. Veneers can be maintained in the same way as your natural teeth, which means getting them checked every 6 months to a year by your dentist, brushing twice a day for 2 minutes each time, flossing regularly and using mouthwash to eliminate unhealthy bacteria. You can prevent decay by avoiding excessive consumption of sugary foods.
Q. What if my upper teeth are treated?
A. Will it make my lower teeth appear different? At your consultation you will have the chance this with your dentist. It is recommended that patients have their bottom teeth whitened so that it matches the colour of their new veneers.
Q. Is there a preparation process for my teeth before treatment?
A. Your dentist here at Cornerhouse may need to remove some of the enamel from the surface of the teeth which are undergoing treatment. This is to ensure the veneers can be permanently bonded later during treatment.
If you would like to know more about this treatment, please do not hesitate to contact us or take a look at our veneers page here.