Dental veneers are one of the most popular cosmetic dental procedures to keep your smile flawless.
Porcelain veneers are thin shells of ceramic that are attached to the front surfaces of teeth for an immediate smile transformation. They are custom made for each patient and closely resemble natural enamel.
There are 2 types of veneers
These are applied directly to teeth and can be done in a single appointment
These are fabricated in the lab and needs two appointments with the dentist.
Dentists would typically recommend veneer for patients who have chips, cracks, gap between their teeth or minor misalignments.
Veneers are not for patients who have tooth decay, gum disease, root canal infection, grinding and clenching habits.
In order to have porcelain veneers placed, the patient should:
The procedure is typically permanent and irreversible as the dentist removes a layer of enamel before fixing your veneers. It is important, you consult with your dentist and make up your mind properly before going through with the procedure since the lost enamel cannot be replaced.
No veneers do not ruin your real teeth! They are not made of enamel like the front of your natural teeth. In fact, they actually have an advantage over natural teeth in terms of resistance to damage or staining.
|Cost per Tooth||India (INR)||USA (USD)||UK (GBP)||Europe (Euro)|
|Porcelain Veneer||8000 – 15000||925 – 2500||800 – 1000||280 -350, 495 for CEREC|
|Composite Veneers||1000 – 2000||250 – 1200||195 – 295|
Veneers generally last between 7 and 15 years, depending on quality. After this period they need to be replaced.
Dental veneers are an excellent way to hide discolored, crooked or damaged teeth, but it’s important to weigh the pros and cons that come with the territory before getting them. Make an appointment with your dentist to find out if dental veneers are a fitting solution for you.