Custom made tooth shells that are normally placed over the surface of tooth are called dental veneers. The main aim of these veneers is covering the worn out tooth enamel and help the misaligned tooth get aligned properly. They will also help you in covering up the gaps, cracks and chips of teeth without any problem. You can have dental veneers applied on your teeth from any dental office in your city or town, and some people are even considering the option of getting dental veneers abroad through dental tourism these days.
Dental veneers are the best options for teeth that are out of shape or have lost color or crooked. They can also be used to eliminate the yellow or gray stain on the surface of your teeth. Veneers are the practical components that are getting popular in the world of cosmetic dentistry. They are the known remedies for cracks, chips, misalignment and worn enamel that get obvious because of wear and tear.
Various types of Veneers
There are two types of dental veneers, porcelain/ceramic veneers and composite veneers. Ceramic veneers may cost you more money but they are durable. But, appropriate maintenance and normal dental care will provide a long lasting life for the veneers. Ceramic veneers are made at dental laboratory. Placing the veneers according to the appearance and shape of teeth of the patient might need you to pay more than one visits to your dentist. Veneers are usually thin and are made of dental ceramics.
During your fist visit to the dentist, the enamel from your teeth is removed. This helps them to make sure that the dental veneers fit properly on your teeth. Dentist takes an impression of your teeth and depending upon the size and shape of that the lab technician will prepare dental veneers for you.