What are veneers?
Dental veneers are thin custom-made shells placed over a tooth to cover any stains, gaps or chips. Veneers are bonded to the front surface of the tooth changing and improving the colour, size, shape and length. Veneers are a quick and effective way to achieve a beautiful Hollywood smile.
The most commonly used material for veneers is porcelain veneers. Porcelain veneers are highly preferred for correcting issues of shape or colour and can last anywhere from 10 to 20 years.
Zirconium is a metal that is white and has a light transmission providing a a high level of resistance against pressure. Zirconium veneers are a popular choice due to its strong durability and are manufactured using the latest computer-aided technology resulting in the most natural looking appearance.
Lumineers are made from a special type of porcelain known as Cerinate porcelain which is a patented and ultra-strong form of porcelain. Lumineer veneers are extremely thin, measuring just 0.2 mm in thickness that it requires little to no tooth reduction/ filing.