This is the first step in your six-part journey through the complete guide to dental veneers . If you want to learn all about veneers , this is the place to start. This guide was created by our dentist Dr. Cevahir Taşkın to help you understand this treatment in depth. We will discuss in this article what veneers are and everything you need to know about them. In the future we will discuss types of veneers, their average cost , we will also talk about veneers in Turkey, as well as the procedure and durability of dental veneers. After reading this you will become a veneer expert. You will also be able to choose the best treatment for you and your dental health.
Veneers or also called dental veneers are thin shells placed on composite, porcelain or ceramic teeth ranging from 0.5 to 0.7 mm in width. Veneers are used in dental procedures, cosmetic procedures, and orthodontics to correct or alter the color, direction, location, shape, or length of anterior teeth in the upper and/or lower arches. In short, dental veneers are placed on the patient’s natural teeth, covering the visible area of normal teeth, creating a perfect smile with aesthetic white teeth. They are therefore irreversible and permanent aesthetic treatments.
What is a dental veneer?
A veneer is an extremely thin shell, ranging from 0.5 to 0.7 mm, imitating ceramic, composite or Lithium Disilicate teeth. It conceals the patient’s teeth in the presence of discolored, misaligned, crooked, abnormal, too widely spaced, chipped or fractured teeth. Dental veneers come in a multitude of varieties and colors. The new dental veneers will cover the entire visible surface of the tooth to conceal these problems. Generally, this cosmetic dentistry procedure usually requires two or three dental appointments and is permanent and irreversible. This means that you will always need dental veneers and, in case they are damaged or broken, you will need to replace them. So when you consider the cost of dental veneers,
Veneers made simple: dental veneers are like a protective cover for your phone, but for your teeth. The phone case prevents damage and covers a stained and scratched phone. Veneers do exactly the same thing but in a much more sophisticated way for your teeth.
Simplified veneers: In addition, dental veneers are like fake nails. It attaches above your natural nails for aesthetic reasons, but your nail will still be there below.
Are dental veneers false teeth?
No, veneers are not false teeth or tooth substitutes. They only cover the front of your teeth. The veneers are just a cover, perfectly mimicking the shape of the teeth so that they remain natural and aesthetic. Your teeth will still need to be there in the case of veneers. You will need an existing tooth to support the dental veneer. The tooth and the veneer are attached together so that the veneer sits right on top of it.
What are dental veneers used for?
Dental veneers help you solve problems related to the health and aesthetic appearance of teeth One of the many advantages of veneers is the ability to cover and treat different problems related to your teeth without having to undergo lengthy procedures , costly and painful. Moreover, there are many dental problems that this treatment can solve. But it is important to note that dental veneers are only good for aesthetic problems and have no healing qualities.
Removal of the sulcus between the anterior teeth.
First of all, the dentist will analyze your teeth and your medical history. It will certainly be easy to determine if this is the right solution for your dental and aesthetic needs. However, if you are not compatible, the dentist will suggest the treatment that is right for you.
Can dental veneers replace missing teeth?
Can dental veneers replace missing teeth? Veneers do not replace your teeth. They are intended to cover only the front part – the visible part – of the teeth. There will always be the need to keep your teeth where you want veneers. It is impossible to obtain veneers where a tooth is missing, for example after an extraction.
We will see in the chapter devoted to the procedure for dental veneers that this treatment requires some preparation of the teeth. But it is important to note that this will leave your teeth exposed and without the protection of the outer layer of tooth enamel. This is why dental veneers are permanent and irreversible. The teeth can no longer be uncovered from this point on and in the event of any broken or chipped veneers, you must get new ones immediately. This is part of the dental veneer maintenance routine, if you lose one you should replace it immediately.