Porcelain Veneers – Description and Background
A porcelain veneer is a medical-grade ceramic flake, ranging in size from 0.2 mm to 0.7 mm. Placed on the front-side of a tooth, veneers are used in a wide range of cosmetic corrections.
Benefits of Porcelain Veneers
Ceramic veneers can help in solving many teeth-related issues, including gaps, chips, and cracks. Besides these issues, they also help in treating discoloration. For conditions like fluorosis and painted teeth, dentists combine teeth whitening techniques with veneers to provide effective treatment.
Features of Porcelain Veneers
The most prominent feature is, of course, their size. The exact size depends on the purpose of their application.
Another important feature is customization. With the help of modern imaging and designing techniques, Dr.Hong
can provide highly accurate designs according to the needs of the patient.
Cost, Application, and Types of Veneers
The cost of applying veneers will depend on the extent of treatment. Besides the complexity of treatment, the cost will also depend on the type of veneer you choose.
Veneers not suitable for everyone. There are certain conditions that may prevent you from receiving the treatment. For instance, if you have gum decay or a root canal infection, you may first need to treat these conditions. Dr. Hong will review any such issues with you before recommending a veneer procedure during your consultation.