Veneers are used to improve the look of stained, worn, uneven, misaligned, or chipped teeth. We can also fix gaps in teeth in certain situations, to make your teeth look as good as new, or better than ever!
Dental veneers, sometimes called dental porcelain laminates, are very thin shells of composite resin or porcelain. Each of these shells is custom-made and is attached to the front of each tooth. It changes the shape, size, length or color of teeth in order to provide a beautiful and natural looking smile.
Veneers are made from either porcelain or composite resin materials however most patients prefer porcelain veneers for a number of reasons:
Although we have enumerated the benefits of using porcelain veneers as opposed to those made from composite resin it is still important to discuss your choice thoroughly with your dentist. He or she is still in the best position to advise you as to what type of veneer would best suit your lifestyle.