Veneers are a beautiful way to make your smile shine. Veneers are thin shells of porcelain that are bonded to the front of your teeth. A high degree of technical skill and attention to detail is required with veneers. Each case is planned carefully because the goal is for the veneers to brighten your smile. An advantage of veneers over crowns is that less tooth is trimmed to prepare a tooth for a veneer than for a crown. With proper planning on our part and proper care on your part, veneers are very durable and may last as long as a crown.
There are considerations that will need to be reviewed to determine if your tooth is a good candidate for veneers, such as: amount of enamel remaining, your bite, the color of tooth getting the veneer, etc. All factors and considerations will be discussed before beginning treatment so you understand the pluses and minuses of everything and can make an informed decision.