Procedure and advantages of porcelain veneers
  March 15, 2017

Bring Back the Lost Charm to Your Smile With Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers are thin tooth coloured shells designed to cover the surface of the teeth to enhance your aesthetic appeal. They are bonded to the front surface of the teeth hiding their shape, colour, length and size. It is a fairly popular procedure that is used in and around Wimbledon by many dentists to rectify the flaw in the teeth of patients, such as discolouration, chipped teeth and more.

Dental Veneers

It is made out of porcelain or resin composite materials. Porcelain veneers can resist stains better that the resin veneers. Moreover, they have light reflecting properties that are similar to that of natural teeth.

Oral Problems that Dental Veneers can Fix

  • It can resolve the issue of teeth discolouration that arises due to various reasons, such as excessive smoking or consumption of alcohol or root canal treatment.
  • Chipped teeth can be fixed with the help of this device.
  • Misaligned, irregularly shaped or uneven teeth can be fixed easily with the help of this device.
  • Gaps between teeth can be closed or fixed with the help of this apparatus.

These are some of the problems that porcelain veneers or dental veneers can fix. Apart from this, there are many oral problems that can be rectified with the help of this apparatus in any dental practice.


  • Diagnosis: The first step is consultation with your dentist, where he or she will examine the condition of your teeth and formulate a treatment plan. X-rays will be taken so as to make a perfect impression of your mouth.   
  • Preparation: Firstly, ½ millimetre of the enamel will be removed from the surface of the tooth and this gap created will be filled with the veneer.  A local anaesthesia will be used to numb the part of the teeth to be treated. The next step is impressions to make a model that will be placed on the front surface of the teeth.
  • Bonding: The dentist will match the colour of the veneer with your teeth and trim it to fit your teeth completely. A special type of cement will be applied to the veneer before bonding it to the teeth.   

Do they Need Special Care

They do not need any kind of special care but you need to follow good dental hygiene. Although, this apparatus is resistant to stain but the dentist at near Wimbledon Park and elsewhere recommend avoiding habit that causes discolouration of teeth.

Advantages of Dental Veneers

  • They are made of the same colour as of natural tooth
  • Porcelain does not irritate the gum tissues
  • It can help in rectifying discoloured teeth effectively

Cost Associated with Dental Veneers

The cost of this treatment generally depends on various factors like the dentist, clinic and the condition of your teeth.

There are many dental cares in Wimbledon Park and elsewhere where this treatment is readily available and is performed by an experienced and qualified dentist. So, if you are suffering from any oral problem, do not wait around for long and visit the nearest dental clinic to get the condition fixed.

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