Veneers are thin shells intended to cover the front side of teeth to hide stains, chips, decay, or irregularities. A dental technician uses a model created by Dr. Patel to make a custom shell out of special materials.
Because veneers require removing some enamel, they are usually permanent. Dr. Patel will typically recommend avoiding food and drink that will stain your veneers. Veneers can chip or crack, but overall the results are worthwhile and many people are thrilled with their new smile.
Porcelain veneers require multiple visits, but they last longer and provide a more stable color than bonding. If you are considering veneers, contact us today to discuss your options with our staff. We are dedicated to making sure our patients are comfortable and have a great experience at our office.