A veneer is a thin layer of filling material that is placed over the top of the tooth to help improve the tooth’s strength and appearance. This is a good treatment option for worn or chipped teeth.
A veneer can also be a great cosmetic option to improve the colour of stained teeth, close spaces and also improve the appearance of crooked and misaligned teeth. The material options for veneers vary in strength and cost.
Composite Resin veneers
Composite resign veneers are an economical option for veneers, made from tooth coloured resigns it can be often completed in one appointment by a dental professional. Composite resign veneers can be prone to staining if a very particular home hygiene routine and professional check-ups, cleans and polishing are not maintained. The longevity of Composite resign veneers are dependent on this at home care routine and professional care maintenance.
Porcelain veneers require two appointments as they are prepared by a dental professional and then sent to our Brisbane laboratory to be fabricated by a dental technician. Porcelain veneers generally last many years and are stronger, more durable and less likely to stain in comparison to Composite resign.