Types of Porcelain Veneers
Capable of addressing an abundant array of cosmetic dental concerns, porcelain veneers from our practice have helped numerous patients obtain their smile goals. Our cosmetic dentist utilizes the most advanced dental techniques and technology available. Each custom-designed dental veneer offers enhanced fit and an improved appearance with little downtime. If you’re considering porcelain veneers, there are many types from which to choose. When you arrive for your initial consultation, we will discuss your needs and goals and help you determine which approach can best achieve your desired outcome.
If you have additional questions about porcelain veneers, contact our office today. Our friendly and knowledgeable dental team can provide additional information or help you schedule a consultation.
Essentially thin ceramic shells, porcelain veneers are one of the most popular cosmetic dentistry enhancements in the nation. The durable material is long lasting and can provide exceptionally natural-looking results. Dental veneers are customized to suit your unique anatomical needs and expressed goals, and they are made in-house by our skilled dental lab technician. A small amount of your natural tooth enamel will be reduced to provide a precise fit, and we take great care to maintain as much of your dentition as possible.
Lumineers® is a brand name of porcelain veneers, and they are often requested specifically for their well-known benefits. Lumineers®, like traditional porcelain veneers, can reduce the appearance of chips, gaps, stains, and misalignment with beautiful, natural looking results. Additionally, the Lumineers® process typically requires little to no reduction, reshaping, or drilling—you may not even need a numbing injection. As a result, many choose Lumineers® for its more comfortable and pleasant treatment experience.
Dura-Thin® Prepless Veneers
One of the most conservative dental veneer techniques available, Dura-Thin® Prepless Veneers are placed on the tooth without any removal of the tooth enamel. This method is possible due to the use of highly thin sheets of porcelain. Despite being slimmer than traditional veneers, these shells are designed to be just as strong and durable. Furthermore, they can mask many of the same dental concerns, including discoloration, chips, gaps, and crookedness resulting from a relapse after orthodontic treatment.
A beautiful smile should be affordable for everyone, and composite veneers often are a more budget-friendly option than conventional dental veneers. Although not necessarily as long lasting as porcelain veneers, composite veneers can offer many of the same benefits. Composite veneers typically require little to no tooth filing or reshaping, and they can still cover chips, discoloration, gaps, and other common concerns.
There are many options when it comes to achieving an aesthetically appealing smile. Contact us today to learn more about the types of dental veneers or to schedule a consultation.