"A smile is the prettiest thing you can wear."
Have you ever noticed that every actor and actress in Bollywood or Hollywood seems to have straight, white flawless teeth?
Luckily these days just about anyone can achieve a celebrity smile using laminate veneers or lumineers.
They can help make over a variety of dental problems including
- Cracked teeth,
- Chipped teeth or
- Mis-shaped teeth.
In modern society like ours, a pleasing appearance in considered very important and the present generation is giving lots of importance to aesthetics in every aspect in order to improve their personality.
Due to various advancement in dentistry, people are eager to know how dentistry would help enhancing their smiles and making it more beautiful. Dental veneers form a major tool in cosmetic dentistry.
What is Veneer?
A veneer is a type of material placed over a tooth either to improve aesthetics of tooth to protect the tooth surface from damage.
A full veneer crown is a restoration that covers all the surfaces of the tooth.
A laminate veneer, on the other hand, is a thin layer of porcelain that covers only the front portion of the teeth with the purpose of improving the appearance of the teeth and thereby face.
Dental porcelain veneers are wafer thin custom made shells which are made from tooth colored materials that facilitate covering the front surface of the tooth. They are called as smile shapers.
Major advantages of laminate veneers.
- Veneers make teeth look healthy and natural.
- Very little tooth reduction is required because they are thin and are held in place by a special strong adhesive.
- Laminate veneers procedure require two separate appointments.
Tooth measurements are done.
Laminate veneer cementation is done.
Porcelain laminate veneers are a wonderful conservative modality for creating and restoring aesthetics in the human dentition. The beauty of porcelain is unsurpassed because of the natural light transmission that occurs through the porcelain and ultimately through the tooth. It is color stale, strong once bonded to the tooth and has the capacity to last for years.