What Are Dental Veneers?

What Are Dental Veneers?

Posted by AMAYA DENTAL on Jun 29 2021, 06:56 AM

What Are Dental Veneers?

Dental veneers are one of the easiest and quickest cosmetic solutions that can offer you the bright smile you desire. They are very useful for fixing problems like misshapen teeth, chipped teeth, and for reducing gaps between teeth.

According to the American Dental Association, veneers are thin, custom-made shells that are glued to the front of your teeth and are usually manufactured in a dental laboratory by a technician based on a model provided by your dentist.

At Amaya Dental in Miami and Pembroke Pines, Florida, we specialize in dental veneers and other cosmetic dentistry procedures that can enhance your smile. Read on to find out what different types of veneers we offer and how they are applied.

What Are the Different Types of Veneers Available?

Two types of veneers are more prevalent in the field of cosmetic dentistry. These are porcelain veneers and composite resin veneers.

Let’s take a closer look at the differences between them:

Porcelain Veneers

Composite Resin Veneers

They require less enamel to be removed compared to crowns

They require less enamel to be removed compared to porcelain veneers

They require at least two visits to the dentist to be applied

They can be applied within a single visit

They are a permanent solution and are more difficult to fix if damaged

They are also a permanent solution but are easier to fix

They are strong and durable

They are less strong than porcelain veneers and more likely to get damaged

They look very similar to natural teeth

They look very similar to natural teeth

They are slightly more expensive than composite resin veneers

They cost less compared to porcelain veneers

How Are Veneers Applied?

The process of applying veneers usually takes one or two visits to the dental office depending on the solution you choose.

Here’s a step-by-step breakdown of the procedure:

  • After prepping you, our dentists will remove some of the enamel and take impressions of your teeth.
  • For porcelain veneers, the impressions are sent to a laboratory where technicians will custom make veneers based on the measurements they received. Composite resin veneers can be done chairside.
  • Composite resin veneers are fitted during your first visit. For porcelain veneers, one of our dentists can fix a temporary set if required and you will be fitted with the permanent ones on a subsequent visit, when they are ready.

At Amaya Dental, our dentists have successfully provided veneer treatments for hundreds of patients. If you’re looking to enrich your smile with veneers, get in touch with us.



Schedule a consultation with our experienced dentists by booking an appointment online or calling (305) 264-2771 for our office at 815 NW 57th Ave #344, Miami, FL 33126 or (954) 963-3383 for our office at 2231 N. University Drive Suite A, PembrokePines, FL 33024.

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