What are the advantages of dental veneers?

The advantages of dental veneers -- very thin shells of porcelain or resin bonded to the front of teeth -- include:
  • improving the overall appearance of the front teeth
  • covering stained or discolored teeth
  • brightening teeth
  • covering chipped, worn, or damaged teeth
  • filling gaps between the front teeth
In addition, getting veneers is painless and less destructive to the teeth than crowns.

The advantages to veneers include:

  • filling gaps in teeth
  • covering teeth that are stained, badly shaped or crooked
  • correct results of injuries or natural problems
  • help you to have a beautiful smile

Veneers are thin, custom-made shells crafted of tooth-colored materials designed to cover the front side of teeth.


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