Dental Veneer Options from a Cosmetic Dentist - Apple Tree Dentistry, LLC Avondale Arizona

Dental Veneer Options from a Cosmetic Dentist

Dental veneers have grown in popularity as dentistry has progressed. They are becoming more and more appealing to people who are seeking both restorative and cosmetic work to be done on their teeth.

Being aware of what dental veneers are and what options a person has for them can significantly help anyone who is considering them. In this article, we will go over dental veneer options right from a cosmetic dentist! Read more below.

Dental veneers

What are veneers?

Dental veneers are extremely thin shell-like coverings that go atop the surface of a person’s tooth. They are used for both cosmetic and restorative purposes in order to improve and enhance the way that a person’s teeth look.

What veneers are used for

Cosmetic dentists recommend dental veneers for a variety of different dental problems. Below, we have listed the most common reasons why one may consider dental veneers for cosmetic work.

- A severely stained or discolored tooth

- A chipped or cracked tooth

- An uneven or misshaped tooth

- A weak or worn down tooth

- Gaps or spaces between teeth

Dental veneer options

When a person goes to their cosmetic dentist to discuss their options for dental veneers, the dentist will explain both in detail as stated below.

Porcelain veneers

Porcelain veneers are thin shells that are custom-created and they’re used to alter the shape or appearance of a tooth. Porcelain veneers are natural-looking and extremely durable. Unlike natural teeth, porcelain veneers don’t stain very easily. Because they are made of porcelain, heavily dyed foods and beverages are unlikely to affect them. While porcelain veneers are higher in cost, their quality will make them well worth it! 

Composite veneers

Composite dental veneers are similar to that of a dental bonding procedure. Composite resin is bonded to the surface of the tooth in order to enhance the way that the tooth looks and functions. Because the veneer is made of composite resin, they are easier to repair if damage incurs. However, composite resin is not the strongest material but if one takes good care of the veneer then damage is unlikely to occur. Composite dental veneers are said to be less costly as it doesn't require the veneer to be specially made in a dental lab.

Dental veneers are a great option for anyone considering having cosmetic dental work done. It’s always best to consult with a cosmetic dentist so that they can determine what the best type of veneer is for each tooth. Being aware of both composite and porcelain veneers can help someone who is considering having the work done.

If you have questions about dental veneers then reach out to our office today so that we can help you. Our trained professionals can answer your questions or help you determine which type of veneer is for you. Give us a call or stop by today!

Request an appointment here: or call Apple Tree Dentistry, LLC at (623) 476-1007 for an appointment in our Avondale office.

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