What is Porcelain Laminate Veneer?
There are different dental cosmetic services available for you, to make your smile better brighter. One of them is Porcelain laminate veneer, which is also known as “dental laminate”. It is a thin shell of porcelain used to reconstruct teeth to look natural with a lesser prep procedure.
It has more stability and better aesthetic to your teeth structure. Studies have shown that when a porcelain laminate veneer is bonded properly together with optimum oral care, it can have a high-rate of subsistence.
When do you use Porcelain Laminate Veneer?
There are different situations or conditions of the teeth wherein you can opt to use porcelain laminate veneers. It is a also a successful and popular option to many. We have listed here the possible condition to use it.
- Stained or Discolored Teeth
- Chipped Teeth
- Slightly Misaligned
- Little Gaps between
- Malformed Structure
- Calcium Loss on Teeth
Advantages of Porcelain Laminate Veneer
Minimal Tooth Preparation
It is said “minimal preparation” due to the minimal reduction of the tooth in order the porcelain laminate veneer to be placed.
Stronger and Durable
The porcelain veneer may be thin, but its surface is hard and glass-like make it durable to wear and resistant to composites the mouth produces. It makes its structure stronger because of the cement bond to the enamel of the tooth with the veneer.
Alternative to Full Coverage
The natural teeth will largely be intact with only minimal alteration to fit the veneers unlike others.
The color has a lesser rate of discoloration as time passes due to the compounds on the veneer. Of course, it should also be done with proper regular oral care to maintain its color standing.
It makes it easier and faster to achieve that beautiful smile because of its minimal preparation