Porcelain Laminate Veneers

A perfect bright smile is considered to be a privilege. Thanks to porcelain laminate veneers it has become a reachable asset to everyone. One of the most popular options to create a brighter and aesthetically pleasing smile is the application of  Porcelain Laminate Veneers. They offer an immediate smile transformation and they are crafted individually for each patient.

Porcelain laminate veneers consist of a compilation of several thin ceramic layers which replace original tooth enamel and an adhesive layer. For the application of laminate veneers to the original teeth,  a very small amount preparation is needed. Your treatment can be completed in 5 days which is expected to have 3 dental appointments in the clinic.

Non-prep Veneers : Lumineers

There are also non-prep laminate veneers which is called Lumineers. They are quicker to apply to your original teeth and creates less discomfort than traditional veneers. We would like you to be aware of that Lumineers are not a suitable treatment for every patient. During your consultation after your X-ray and oral examination your dentist will inform you if you are a good candidate for Lumineers or not.

Candidates and Usage

chipped tooth
chipped tooth

Laminate veneers are one of the most successful options for the instances like gaps between teeth, fractured tooth, discolouration problems and compromised teeth shape and position. Also some minor issues can be solved related to bite problems. In some cases where teeth whitening does not create the desired end results because of sensitivity, stains or the structure of original teeth Porcelain Laminate Veneers are considered to be the best option.

What are the benefits of Porcelain Laminate Veneers ?

You can design your own smile by choosing the shade, shape and the length of your teeth to create the end result you are looking for. Your teeth will remain white and more resistant to smoke, coffee and tea stains than your natural teeth because they are created from high technology materials. In comparison to dental crowns laminate veneers need less preparation and your original teeth will remain intact under Laminate Veneers. If you have resistance to the chemicals used for teeth whitening you may choose Laminate Veneers . They will also be a long term solution.

History of Porcelain Laminate Veneers

In spite of recent popularity of porcelain veneers, they are first used in movie industry to create beautiful smiles on the screen at early 1920s. Famous Hollywood Dentist Dr. Charles Pincus crafted temporary false teeth on celebrities teeth to create remarkable smiles and it became a Hollywood beauty standard immediately. Unfortunately it was impossible to affix the teeth permanently because of absence of technology. In the late 1960’s Dr. Michael Bunocore created a technique by using a mild acidic solution to to create stronger bonding surface. Finally In 1982, J.R. Calamia and R.J. Simonsen applied Dr. Bunocore’s techniques to the application of porcelain veneers. So the golden age of cosmetic dentistry with the application of Veneers has been started.

Types of Porcelain Veneers

Thanks to advanced technology in cosmetic dentistry there are several different types of ceramics to create Veneers. Both Cerec and e.max branded veneers are considered to be the best in terms of strength and aesthetic. They look more natural and with Cad Cam technology it is possible to design unique tooth for each patient.

Aftercare of Laminate Veneers

After care of Laminate Veneers are also easy and same as your natural teeth. You can brush your teeth with your regular tooth brush and tooth paste.  After fitting your teeth you can return to your daily life. After completion of your treatment there might be a sensitivity for a week but it is totally normal and worth to create the smile you want.

Consequently if you are planning a Smile makeover in Turkey which includes dental veneers get free quote.

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