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Dental Veneer

The dental veneer is today one of the most appreciated aesthetic dental treatment methods. People who want to have healthy teeth and an aesthetic smile can apply this method. It is a method that allows improve the appearance of discolored and deformed teeth. A dental veneer is a very thin shell, made in porcelain of the natural color of the teeth. The veneer is glued to the front surface of a tooth. The objective of dental veneers is to fulfill the functions of the tooth and to perfect its aesthetic appearance. It is plates are very thin and very resistant, do not change color and have a natural appearance.

Why Dental Veneers?

The dental veneer is part of cosmetic dentistry. This is a frequently used treatment method to eliminate dental defects. Thanks to dental veneers you will have the opportunity to improve the appearance of the teeth and get a radiant smile.


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It is an aesthetic coating method applied to eliminate crowding, gaps between the teeth, breakage, wear, defects, cracks, fractures and loss of tooth color.

Types of Dental Veneers

There are different types of dental veneers that can match the different needs, wishes and budgets of patients.

Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain being a very durable material resists wear and does not change color. This is the most durable and preferred type of dental veneer. Due to its fine structure and its proximity to the natural tooth, it is the most aesthetic type of veneers for anterior teeth.

Composite Veneers

This is the material obtained by using composite resin. It is applied directly to the tooth in different shades of color according to the choice of the patient and the doctor. The doctor corrects the composite veneer in such a way as to give it a more aesthetic appearance. Composite veneers are more economical than porcelain veneers.

Zirconium Veneer

Zirconium veneer is a durable and aesthetic coating made thanks to high technology. It is a material compatible with gums and tissues. In the condition of good oral hygiene, its lifespan is about 20 years. It is better to use this material in the treatment of posterior teeth. It is more economical than veneer in porcelain.

Veneers EMAX

EMAX dental veneers are a type of coating produced by the Ivoclar Vivadent company since 2006 in the form of a single mold and reinforced with particles of a lithium disilicate material. It is a preferred type of coating for its aesthetic appearance and its durable structure requiring little abrasion on the tooth surface. This is a more expensive method than others.

Dental Veneers Treatment Process

The treatment process consists of three stages. First, the doctor must do all the medical examinations of the patient. As long as the model of the teeth is ready, we show it to the patient. Then the procedure is started in accordance with the schedule established by the doctor. The doctor numbs the patient's gums to reduce the pain. The dental tissue is removed so that a small plaque can be placed between 0.3 and 0.7 mm on the patient's existing teeth. The measurements made are sent to the laboratory for preparation. A temporary dental veneer is applied to the patient's teeth. The dental veneer is ready after five days. Then a temporary veneer is removed and a permanent dental veneer is applied.

Prices for Dental Veneers

The dental veneer is an individual application. The prices are determined according to the wishes of the individual, the brand, the quality, the type and the budget of the equipment to be used.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can put dental veneers on?
People who wish to correct the following dental aesthetic problems: deformities, gaps, abrasions, fractures, deficiencies or color changes in their teeth can choose this method.
How long does a dental veneer last?
The longevity of veneers lasts approximately 15 to 20 years but regular oral care is necessary. The dental veneers must be renewed at regular intervals.
In what cases is the dental veneer not applied?
It is not applied if there is not enough tooth enamel, there is a problem of grinding and squeezing teeth during sleep, a problem of non-adhesion, nail biting, problems such as the lower jaw being in front, excessively crooked teeth, reverse closure of the jaw. First of all, these problems need to be corrected.
Does the placement of dental veneers damage the teeth?
The application of dental veneers does not damage the natural structures of your teeth. The patient does not lose the natural dental sensation.