Veneers are a permanent cosmetic procedure. They need a thin layer of enamel to be removed from your teeth prior to placement and are bonded to the remaining tooth structure. For this reason, only a trained dental professional can make repairs or adjustments to your veneers.
The lifespan of your veneer depends on the type you choose, and your veneers will eventually need to be repaired or replaced just like any other dental work. Porcelain veneers typically last 10-15 years. Veneers made from composite resin will typically last 5-7 years.
Generally, no. Patients who receive 2-4 porcelain veneers typically experience no discomfort. However, patients who receive eight or more veneers may experience some sensitivity or tenderness in the gums. That said, if you choose composite resin veneers, you will most likely be able to receive your smile makeover without the need for tooth preparation or any significant pressure placed on the individual teeth.
It depends on the type of veneer that’s right for your smile. With porcelain veneers, You can expect the process to take 3-4 weeks. You’ll visit our office 2-3 times during this time, from your initial consultation to the final fitting and application. Because composite resin veneers can be applied directly to the tooth’s surface and sculpted in place without tooth preparation, you can typically receive this type of veneer in 1-2 visits.
We offer high-quality veneers made from porcelain or composite resin. Each material is chosen for its strength, durability, and lifelike appearance.