Who would like to show off a radiant smile? Probably, if you are reading this post, you are interested in enjoying an aesthetically perfect mouth. If this is your case, we recommend that you read this article carefully.
When we turn on the television or follow celebrities on social networks, we can constantly observe dreamy smiles: white, symmetrical and aligned teeth. At Gross Dentistas we reveal their secret… Dental veneers!
What are dental veneers?
Dental veneers are personalized thin sheets that cover the front part of the anterior teeth, their function is to improve the smile by correcting the color, shape, position and size.
The favorite treatment of celebrities has been a real revolution in the dentistry sector, since showing off a perfect smile… It is within everyone’s reach!
When are veneers indicated?
Dental veneers are recommended for patients who:
- They have fractured, small or short teeth.
- They have crooked teeth
- They have teeth with diastemas, that is, separation between them.
- His teeth are worn by bruxism or erosion.
- Have discolored or stained
Types of dental veneers
Once we know what dental veneers are and when they are diagnosed, it is time to know what type of veneers currently exist on the market, and what the characteristics of each model are.
It corresponds to a paste made of acrylic resin that is mixed with ceramic particles. Its appearance and hardness is very similar to that of human teeth.
Characteristics of composite veneers:
- Similar to a filling.
- Direct placement on the tooth with little or no carving.
- They solve minor aesthetic dental problems.
- They require one or two visits.
- Easy installation and repair.
- The treatment is carried out in a single session.
- More economical.
- Its material blends in very well and achieves excellent results.
These are small coatings made of porcelain that are placed on the surface of the teeth.
Characteristics of ceramic veneers:
- Similar to a crown.
- Cemented on the tooth, they usually require more carving.
- Solve serious dental aesthetic problems.
- They require more visits.
- Difficult to repair.
- Less economical.
- Longer lasting and better retains shine and color.
Depending on the desired result, one or the other is recommended, but if what you are looking for is a more natural and tooth-like result, ceramic veneers are undoubtedly recommended.
Duration of dental veneers
In terms of duration, ceramic veneers last between 15 and 20 years, while composite veneers last between 5 and 15 years. However, for them to last as long as possible, it is vitally important to pay attention to a series of details such as: maintaining optimal oral hygiene, controlling bruxism problems, avoiding biting hard foods, visiting the dentist regularly, among others.
At Gross Dentistas we improve your smile with dental veneers and other treatments
In our dental clinic in Malaga we have at your disposal the favorite treatment of celebrities, dental veneers. In addition, we also offer other types of oral treatments that improve the smile and life of our patients, such as: orthodontic treatments (braces, Invisalign, ceramics), implants, endodontics, etc.
If you need more information about dental veneers or about any other dental treatment, we invite you to contact us. Our specialists will help you and attend to you delighted! We will wait for you!