Porcelain Laminate 
 

What is laminate veneer?

Porcelain Laminate are porcelain sheets that are attached to the teeth by simply removing minimum matter from the front surface of the teeth. These sheets are very thin (0.3 - 0.5 mm), and are specially prepared for the desired color size and forms and glued to the front surface of the tooth.

Although they are very thin substances, they last for many years (4-12 years) in the mouth. They are not suitable for every patient, but in appropriate cases, they are the perfect aesthetic alternative to many treatments.

Where do laminate veneers apply?

  • Closing gaps between teeth
  • In broken, cracked or worn teeth
  • In non-aesthetic, colored and aged fillings
  • In teeth with a change in color, which could not be corrected with bleaching
  • Correction of distorted, misshapen teeth

What are the advantages of laminate veneers?

  • Its very thin form, metal-free and light-permeability properties provide satisfying results that are indistinguishable from true teeth.
  • It is sufficient to open a nail-width slot on the teeth. Thus, the minimum amount of dental tissue is removed and the maximum aesthetic is obtained.
  • The process is very simple to perform and it takes a short time.
  • It does not change color with external factors such as coffee, tea or smoking.
  • It has high resistance to abrasion.

What are the advantages of laminate veneers?

  • It is a precise technique, and the dentist and the laboratory should have sufficient technical knowledge.
  • The material is fragile as it is very thin.
  • If they are broken, it is not possible to remove the resin because it is glued to the adhesives, they are cut off from the tooth surface.
  • Compared to other methods, the cost is high.
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