What is Laminate Veneers?
Laminate veneers are wafer-thin, custom-made shells of tooth-colored materials designed to cover the front surface of teeth to improve your appearance. These shells are bonded to the front of the teeth.
What are the Types of Laminate Veneers?
- Standard Laminate Dental Veneers
- Pure Porcelain Laminate Veneers: Porcelain veneers are used for the treatment of crooked and uneven teeth, shapeless teeth, stained teeth which are widely spaced, gummy teeth, extremely yellow teeth, sensitive teeth, worn out teeth and bad bite. They provide the teeth with the most natural and healthy look. Their appearance is just like glass and is translucent, difficult to distinguish from natural teeth.
- E.MAX Laminate Veneers: These veneers are composed of high-quality pressed ceramic which gives them a very strong and thick appearance than the usual porcelain veneers made from feldspar.They have an incredibly realistic look. And also they Are entirely resistant to stains. E-MAX Veneers are not at all abrasive to the existing teeth. Finally; they are easily compatible with dental crowns, dental bridges and onlays and inlays.
- Vita Suprinity Laminate Veneers: They are a new generation of Veneer material provided by the world class dental manufacturer Vita. With the aid of an innovative manufacturing process, glass ceramic is enriched with 10% Zirconium. This Laminate Veneer is made from a single block of glass ceramic zirconium material, which has been harvested for both its beauty and its durability.
Is Laminate Veneer is Suitable for me?
If you have broken front teeth, upper surface of your teeth is worn, large fillings and dark teeth on your front teeth you can get laminate veneers. Also if you are not satisfied with the color or shape of your teeth or if you have crowded teeth or your teeth are in range, laminate veneers are a good solution for you. If you have levels and color differences between your teeth also you can choose Veneers.
On the other hand, it is not just a solution it is also an improvement for your smile. It is providing a spacious -U-shaped laugh line and providing energetic and natural beauty. In summary, anyone who wants to get a good smile without damaging their teeth can be applied to the laminate veneer.
What are the Benefits of Laminate Veneers?
- They provide a natural tooth appearance.
- Gum tissue tolerates porcelain well.
- Porcelain veneers are stain resistant.
- You can select the color such that it makes dark teeth appear whiter.
- Veneers offer a conservative approach to changing a tooth’s color and shape.
Which Anesthesia Method is used in the Operation?
You and your dentist will decide the need for a local anesthetic to numb the area.
What is Laminate Veneers Procedure?
Your dentist will examine your teeth to make sure dental veneers are appropriate for you and discuss what the procedure will involve and some of its limitations. Dentist may take X-rays and possibly make impressions of your mouth and teeth. To prepare a tooth for a veneer, your dentist will reshape the tooth surface, which is an amount nearly equal to the thickness of the veneer to be added to the tooth surface.
Before trimming off the enamel, you and your dentist will decide the need for a local anesthetic to numb the area. Next, your dentist will make a model or impression of your tooth. This model is sent out to a dental laboratory, which in turn constructs your veneer. You can use temporary dental veneers for very unsightly teeth. Before the dental veneer is permanently cemented to your tooth, your dentist will temporarily place it on your tooth to examine its fit and color.
Your dentist will repeatedly remove and trim the veneer as needed to achieve the proper fit; the veneer color can be adjusted with the shade of cement to be used. Next, to prepare your tooth to receive the veneer, your tooth will be cleaned, polished, and etched — which roughens the tooth to allow for a strong bonding process. A special cement is applied to the veneer and the veneer is then placed on your tooth. Once properly position on the tooth, your dentist will apply a special light beam to the dental veneer, which activates chemicals in the cement, causing it to harden or cure very quickly. The final steps involve removing any excess cement, evaluating your bite and making any final adjustments in the veneer as necessary.
What are the Stages of Laminate Veneers?
- Diagnosis and treatment planning
Laminate Veneers Recovery Process
The recovery process doesn’t take an extended amount of time. Instead, after any anesthetics wear off, you can eat and chew as you normally would. While the anesthetic is wearing off, be conscious of not chewing on your cheeks or tongue.
Laminate Veneers Aftercare
- You should not bite your nails; chew on pencils, ice, or other hard objects.
- If you have a habit of jaw clenching or teeth grinding while sleeping at night, a dental night guard should be used.
- You should brush your teeth in a circular shape with soft bumps.
- Try not to chew with your front teeth.
- You must do mouth washing.
- Never use your teeth to open packaging or condiment packages.
When You Should Call Your Dentist?
If any of side effects continue, you should visit your dentist.
How Many Days Needed for the Treatment?
E.MAX Laminate Veneers treatment can be completed in 4 days.