Does the word veneers make you think of a certain someone on the xfactor with those pearly whites! So what are veneers, porcelain veneers are wafer thing and hand crafted. They are designed to cover the front surface of the tooth, and they are used to rectify many irregularities and defects. This is simply a cosmetic dental solution to improve the appearance of your teeth in a very short period of time.
Benefits Of Vaneers
Veneers actually mask discoloration, so for those who have teeth that don't respond to bleaching this is perfect. Especially those who drink plenty of tea / coffee or even smoke you will notice your teeth are more yellow.
Close Unwanted Spaces
We all have them and porcelain veneers are an excellent way to make these unwanted spaces in between your teeth to disappear.
Change The Shape Of Your Teeth
It can be as simple as veneers can make your teeth wider and longer, which creates a prettier smile.
If going down the orthodontics route isn't viable for you then veneers can often make your front teeth look straight by building out crowded teeth. This will make cleaning of your teeth a lot easier and your smile easier.
Improve Narrow Arches
If your back teeth don't show enough for your liking then veneers are perfect as it can be used to build out teeth that can give you a much wider smile.
What is the procedure you may ask, an average treatment between 4-10 veneers will get done on the front teeth and a whitening treatment on the rest. This is so that the rest of your smile gets a lift without having to apply a veneer on every tooth. Usually veneers are applied from the centre outwards and its done in multiples of two so you get symmetry.
It's usually 2 pain free appointments to complete the process and it's pain-free as possible. You will feel no more than a scratch, sadly you can return back to much pretty much straight away so no rest! If you are in a rush to get them done then places such as Harley Street Smile clinic offer 3 day express service. These days a variety of places in the UK offer this service so it's worth shopping around to find the best deals.