Dental aestetic treatment that allows to change the shape and color of your teeth.
WHAT IS A PORCELAIN VENEER?
Porcelain veneers are thin custom-made shells made of ceramics in a dental laboratory and then cemented permanentely on the teeth in a dental clinic. It allows to create absolutely new shape and color teeth depending on your desire and your bite.. The treatment is pain-free, minimally invasive and have stunning aestetic results. The treatment requires accurate case analysis to ensure excellent results and durability and is performed by a Dental Aesthetics Specialist. Porcelain veneers require little maintenance, has very long life span and do not change the color throughout the years.
“ WHAT SEPARATES DENTISTRY FROM ART IS THAT DENTISTRY IS MEANT TO BE… FUNCTIONAL”
The porcelain is not harmful to your teeth, it does not damage them. Normally the preparation of the teeth is minimally invasive, which means that the treatment is not agressive at all. Porcelain veneers actually strenghen the structure of your teeth.
Porcelain veneers are produced in a dental laboratory and then permanently cemented on the teeth in a clinic. It requires 4-5 appointments and meanwhile the patient wears provisional veneers. Normally it takes up to 1 month to get them done.
Once you and your dentist are satisfied with the shape and the color of porcelain veneers, they are cemented permanently and cannot be removed. Later on in case of chipping or cracking – porcelain veneer cannot be fixed, it has to be removed by drilling and a new veneer has to be placed.
Porcelain is a very strong and very aesthetic material, but does not require more maintenance than your natural teeth. You need to have excellent oral hygiene and avoid biting veryy hard objects (for example bones). In case of chipping a porcelain veneer cannot be fixed, it has to be removed by drilling and a new veneer has to be placed. Normally porcelain veneers maintain the aesthetics and function up to 10-15 years or more.
This treatment requires comprehensive knowledge of dental aesthetics and oclusion, thourough analysis of the bite and accurate treatment plan. To ensure excellent results and durability of veneers we always recommend that it should be performed by highly specialized and experienced Dental Aesthetics Specialist.
The main pros are: excellent very natural looking aesthetics, long life span, durability, easy maintenance.
The main cons are: it is a more time and money consuming treatment. In case of fracture, a new veneer is necessary.
Due to its complex production porcelain veneers ar more expensive. Normally it costs around 550eur per tooth.