How common are composite dental veneers?

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Composite dental veneers are an increasingly popular choice for people who want to improve their smiles. In the past, the only way to correct imperfections was to cover the tooth with a crown. Composite veneers, or veneers made of porcelain, can correct chipped teeth, teeth that are slightly crooked and stained, and teeth that are different lengths. Veneers also can be used to close gaps between teeth. Porcelain veneers  are more expensive than composite veneers, but porcelain veneers tend to be more durable.

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