Porcelain laminate veneers are probably the most esthetic means of creating a more pleasing and beautiful smile.
They require a minimal amount of tooth reduction ( approximately .5 mm ) and are, therefore, a more conservative restoration than a crown. Porcelain veneers allow us to alter tooth position, shape, size and color.
They are not the only alternative for all esthetic abnormalities but are truly a remarkable restorationwhen they are the treatment of choice.
Some facts you might want to know about Porcelain Veneers
Since they require approximately .5mm of tooth reduction,porcelain veneers are NOT considered a reversible form of treatment.
Occasionally the preparation of a Porcelain Laminate Veneer does not necessitate the use of a local
However, for those patients that are particularly sensitive or anxious, a local anesthetic is advisable.
The laboratory time required for the fabrication of a Porcelain Laminate Veneer is approximately one week.
Due to the minimal amount of tooth reduction, it is usually not necessary to fabricate any type Should a temporary be needed, they can, in most circumstances, be made at the time of treatment.