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How durable are porcelain veneers?

veneers EulessAre you considering getting porcelain veneers to improve your appearance? These smile-improving cosmetic enhancements are very durable and can last for 15 years or more. Veneers are permanently bonded to the surface of teeth for long-lasting results. A veneer is razor-thin and tooth-shaped. Veneers can be used to conceal permanent tooth stains along with other imperfections like cracked, chipped, worn, and crooked teeth. When a series of veneers are placed over the most visible teeth, it can produce the illusion of a perfectly proportioned and straight smile free of dental wear and stains. Since veneers have such a transformative effect on appearance, these cosmetic enhancements are commonly used among entertainers and public figures.

What do porcelain veneers look like?

Porcelain veneers look like teeth. This because they are hand crafted from fine porcelain, which provides a tooth-like aesthetic and feel. Each veneer is custom-made to ensure that it perfectly complements a person’s anatomy and desired aesthetic. Since veneers very natural looking, they produce inconspicuous dental work. When others notice your smile, it will be because it looks flaw-free and natural.

Who benefits from porcelain veneers?

Porcelain veneers can benefit many people with common dental imperfections. This service is especially beneficial to those who have healthy teeth with flaws like chips, cracks, and wear. They’re especially great for concealing intrinsic tooth stains that cannot be improved by professional teeth whitening. Veneers are also useful for those with minor orthodontic concerns. They can be used to conceal gapped, crooked, and overlapped teeth.

Is receiving veneers painful?

Receiving porcelain veneers is not painful because it is a minimally invasive procedure. In fact, many patients do not require local anesthetics during the process. Getting veneers requires a few visits to our practice, which will include a consultation, impressions being taken, and finally, the bonding process. If you have questions about cosmetic dentistry, give our team at Bliss Dental a call to schedule a smile makeover consultation with our dentist.