- High price. Porcelain veneers are expensive.
- Irreversible. To apply porcelain veneers, your dentist needs to remove a lot of tooth enamel. This will be noticeable if the veneers are removed.
- Sensitivity. Your teeth will likely be very sensitive because so much tooth enamel has been removed. You may experience discomfort when eating hot or cold foods or drinks.
- Porcelain veneers are strong but can crack, dislodge, and fall out.
- Unrepairable. Unlike composite veneers, porcelain veneers can’t be repaired if they crack, chip, or become dislodged. Instead they will need replaced.
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Like any dental veneer, porcelain veneers carry risks. The primary disadvantages of porcelain veneers include:
Jonathan B. Levine, DMD, Dentist, answeredThe disadvantages of porcelain veneers are:
- Considerably longer time commitment during the application period.
- Veneers are more difficult to repair.
- Veneers can be quite costly.
- Veneers irreversibly change the size of your tooth.
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