The demand for the dental veneer has seen a steady increase recent years. A growing number of people have had this procedure done to improve their smile. To keep up with demand for veneers, more and more practices have begun extending this service to patients and we at lifestyle dental continue to do so . At lifestyle dental we also provide finance options to allow you to spread the investment in this type of cosmetic dentistry over a period of months or even years so you can get that simile and for a price you can afford.
Some of the questions we get asked about veneers
So what are veneers?
Dental veneers are a thin sheet of porcelain or a composite material fabricated to fit over a your existing teeth. The composite variation of dental veneers is often available more inexpensively since composite veneers can be made in the practice. Porcelain veneers are much more durable and thus have a greater lifespan.
SO how long do veneers last ?
Dental veneers are reported to last for ten years or more.
oral hygiene is an important factor in the longevity of the veneers.
What can veneers be used for ?
Veneers can be used for, tooth gaps, discoloration, and fractued teeth or chipped teeth can be quickly disguised with dental veneers.
Can anyone have veneers?
You may not need veneers to achieve that perfect smile. A thorough examination of your teeth before making any procedure is always required. there are alternative procedures which could achieve the same results and be far less destructive for example tooth whitening or cosmetic contouring or aligner
What happens after I have had veneers?
Once the veneer procedure is complete, it is your responsibility to maintain the new smile, together with advice from your dentist. This includes regular brushing and flossing. Regular dental appointments for checkups and cleanings also need to be maintained.
What are the benefits of veneers?
Veneers do have a number of favorable characteristics for example they are stain-resistant and they are virtually carefree if maintained well (see above)
What does the procedure involve ?
You would need attend a few dental visits before veneers can be fitted. a dental lab is usually involved where the veneers are fabricated.
if you are seeking veneers then please check out these additionl resources and then book in for a consultation 01772 717316
Dental Health foundation
BBC radio 4 programme on cosmetic dentistry