Porcelain veneer is a custom-made thin shells made of porcelain or ceramic designed to cover the front surface of teeth. It is bonded to front of tooth to improve the color, shape, size or length of the tooth. It is one of the most popular cosmetic dental treatments due to its ability to completely transform the look of a person’s smile. It is easily maintained, highly stain resistant, and with proper care, lasts for up to 20 years.
Porcelain Veneer Procedure
Porcelain veneer fabrication takes 5 to 7 days to finish with 2 to 3 appointment visits. The procedure begins with a thorough teeth and gums examination, prepare teeth, take impression, and temporary veneer placement. Next appointment is scheduled after several days to fix-in veneers.
Avoid eating sticky, chewy and brittle foods like gum, caramels, and candies, ice cubes or even biting fingernails. Maintain good oral hygiene, brush at least twice a day and floss as often as possible and a regular visit to the dentist.