What is a Cosmetic Dental Veneer?
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What are cosmetic porcelain veneers?
Cosmetic veneers are thin porcelain shields that are bonded to the front of your teeth to create dramatic changes in your smile. There are many different names for cosmetic veneers, including Lumineers, IPS-Empress, and E-Max. There is virtually no difference between them and they all achieve the same thing which is dramatically improve your smile. Main difference lies in the technique used, which depends on many things including patient preference.
Are there any pain involved?
No! Most cosmetic veneers procedures require little or no preparation on your teeth, and there is little to no discomfort involved. In some cases, there is no need for shots or even drilling with no removal of tooth structure. These veneers below were done with little or no removal of tooth structure.
How long will cosmetic dental veneers last?
Long term clinical research shows that cosmetic veneers can easily last 10 to 20 years or more, with no discoloration. Porcelain are stronger than your natural teeth. If you grind against them, your natural teeth can wear down.
Newer compressed porcelain veneers like Lumineers, IPS-Empress, and eMax are even stronger. If you take care of them well, they will easily out-last your natural teeth.