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Learn about the dental veneer method and its advantages

The Veneer Method for Teeth, Veneers are one of the modern techniques that have been recently discovered over the past few years, and their importance in solving various dental problems and their efficiency in giving high-quality results were the reason why most patients try to obtain them and search for them on all social media platforms and many search engines to learn more about them. In this article, we will talk about it in detail, especially about the method of its installation, the materials used in its manufacturing, the problems it solves, its advantages, and the disadvantages that might occur to patients.

Veneer Method for Teeth

Veneer Method for Teeth

The Veneer Method for Teeth

Dental veneers are called by many different terms such as porcelain veneers, cosmetic dental lenses, porcelain shells, or resin compositions, and these names depend on the materials used in their manufacturing in addition to their nature or form, which are either shells or lenses installed on the surface of damaged teeth to hide their various flaws and defects, which we will learn about in all the following titles in the article.

These shells can last in a patient’s mouth for a period that may range between 7 or 15 years, depending on the level of care and continuous cleaning in addition to adhering to some medical guidelines that will also be explained at the end of the article. Afterward, they can be replaced or another cosmetic technique can be used. What distinguishes these shells or lenses is their thin thickness or availability in the form of simple, thin, and smooth slices with varying degrees that match all natural tooth colors. The right choice of veneer lens color adds a unique beauty to your smile. Get the most beautiful colors at our The Dental Center.

What materials are veneers made of?

Veneers are cosmetic porcelain shells and lenses that are installed and fixed on the front surface of the teeth to hide all their defects or deformities such as discolorations and gaps. These shells give the patient the aesthetic appearance they desire, hence they are used in various cosmetic techniques. This is due to their manufacturing from many raw materials that enhance their brightness and gloss and maintain their cosmetic appearance that is needed. These raw materials are porcelain and resin.

Porcelain material is characterized by its ability to resist changing the color of the teeth or staining them with various spots, matching the natural color of the teeth, reflecting light on its surface, and also resembling them in shape, in addition to its strength, hardness, and rust resistance which helps in giving it the opportunity to last for many years.

As for resin material, it is plastic material known for its flexibility and is found in all specialized places. However, it should be taken into account that its color changes over time and it wears out over time with extensive use, making its installation period not exceed 5 years, in addition to not resembling natural teeth in color and shape.

The problems that veneers solve for teeth

Veneers solve many of the problems that constantly occur in the mouth and are easy for everyone to encounter, such as; the appearance of white or gray spots on the surface of the teeth or other colored discolorations resulting from consuming foods and drinks that stain the teeth, or breaking the teeth and infecting their cavity with decay, and problems of the teeth not matching each other in shape, color, and size. The cases that need veneers the most and where veneers give good results are those suffering from falling teeth and gaps between them.

How veneers are installed for teeth

The preparatory steps before installing veneers and the procedures for installing veneers will be mentioned in the following points in the article in detail, explaining the importance of each step and its role in eventually obtaining the results that the patient desires and expected by the doctor. In general, veneers are installed after the doctor examines and treats potential mouth problems and prepares the teeth for artificial installations, then sends the measurements of the damaged teeth that need lenses to the lab to make cosmetic shells according to them or similar to them and try them on the teeth. In case of suitability and making all adjustments, they are fixed, and it is necessary to follow up with the doctor afterward to ensure their success and not to encounter any problems later.

Advantages of Dental Veneer Lenses

Advantages of Dental Veneer Lenses

Advantages of Dental Veneer Lenses

Dental veneer lenses offer many benefits to the patient and possess various cosmetic qualities that positively reflect on the appearance of their teeth. These advantages can be mentioned as follows:

  • Treats teeth suffering from fractures, cracks, or fissures in their structure.
  • Improves the overall appearance of the teeth and gives them their special attractiveness.
  • Hides any deformities on the surface of the teeth.
  • Works to conceal discoloration spots on the surface of the teeth.
  • Solves the problem of large gaps and spaces between the teeth and each other.
  • Gives the patient the attractive smile they deserve.
  • Restores the patient’s self-confidence and improves their psyche.

Before Installing Dental Veneers

There are some preparations that should be followed before deciding to install veneers, and these preparatory steps include the following points:

  • Consulting a specialist doctor about the health problem being experienced.
  • Talking to the doctor about the complete medical history.
  • Informing the doctor about the goals or results you want to achieve.
  • Undergoing medical examinations and X-rays so that the doctor can determine the problem in order to decide how to apply veneer installations and the necessary procedures for them.
  • Treating any problems that may be discovered related to the teeth, gums, or oral cavity.
  • Making preparations for taking measurements of the teeth to make suitable shells for them or preparing the mouth and teeth for the installations after returning to the patient and agreeing with them on all suitable financial costs.
Steps for Installing Dental Veneers

Steps for Installing Dental Veneers

Steps for Installing Dental Veneers

Dental veneers are cosmetic techniques that offer many benefits to the patient, which were mentioned in a previous title in the article, and we explained how these benefits positively affect the patient’s life and psyche. However, the installation is carried out in several steps, which can be mentioned as follows:

  • Thoroughly examining the teeth and mouth to try to treat any potential problems in the oral cavity.
  • After ensuring the health of the teeth, gums, and mouth, the doctor takes measurements of the teeth. Your treatment begins here: A specialized medical team at The Dental Center and effective treatments to get rid of palate inflammation and gum disease.
  • Grinding the teeth and removing a layer of enamel that covers their surface in addition to preparing the mouth for veneer installations.
  • Providing the measurements to the dental lab to make veneer shells similar to them.
  • Testing the installations on the patient’s teeth to see how suitable they are and making the necessary adjustments.
  • Cleaning the teeth and mouth well from any food residues or deposits from drinks before fixing the installations to not give any opportunity for bacteria growth.
  • Using adhesive materials and preparing the teeth for fixing the installations.
  • Firmly fixing the installations on the surface of the teeth.
  • Applying some light bands from a laser device on the installations to ensure they are properly fixed on the surface of the teeth. Learn about some information and details related to tooth sensitivity after installing veneers through this article.

Disadvantages of Veneer Lenses

Veneers are one of the most sought-after techniques by many patients due to their high importance, but despite this, they cause some disadvantages that can be mentioned as follows:

  • Their high cost.
  • They cannot be repaired in case of any defect in their structure or if they are scratched.
  • They cause sensitivity to the teeth towards cold and hot foods and drinks.
  • Some lenses do not match the natural color of the teeth.
  • They are not suitable for people who have health problems in the mouth as they require healthy gums and teeth to ensure their success after installation.
  • In some cases, they are not enough, and it is necessary to install a crown to support the top surface of them.
How to Care for Teeth After Installing Veneers

How to Care for Teeth After Installing Veneers

How to Care for Teeth After Installing Veneers

There are some tips that the doctor obliges the patient to follow after installing veneers to maintain the lenses from any problems and prevent any complications for the teeth and mouth. These instructions can be summarized in the following points:

  • Brushing the teeth daily with the appropriate toothpaste for this period twice a day, morning and evening.
  • Using a toothbrush suitable for sensitive teeth.
  • Using dental floss and a toothpick at least once a day to get rid of food residues stuck between the small gaps of the teeth.
  • Rinsing with the medical mouthwash prescribed by the doctor once during the day.
  • Quitting smoking.
  • Avoiding hard and tough foods that might cause pressure on the teeth.
  • Reducing the intake of foods rich in sugars and sweetened and stimulant drinks. Learn about how to clean veneers and details about their prices in Egypt through this article.

The Price of Dental Veneers

Dental veneers are one of the techniques that many patients seek, as we mentioned repeatedly in the article, which causes their high cost due to their efficiency and the quality of their results in addition to some factors that may affect the increase or decrease in their cost such as the price of raw materials used in their manufacturing and their difference with the dollar rate, the experience of the treating doctor in addition to the nature of the medical condition and the health situation of the patient, the cost of the used techniques and medical devices that help in their application, and the sterilization methods followed. Based on these factors, the cost of dental veneers in various centers and specialized clinics can range between 3000 and 5000 Egyptian pounds.

Candidates for Dental Veneers

Veneers are used in all medical cases of different ages and solve various health problems related to their teeth and suit all patients. However, some patients are the perfect and only suitable candidates for veneers, including those who suffer from the appearance of cracks and fractures in their tooth structures, or those suffering from crooked teeth that wiggle and move from their place, or patients who have lost their teeth or had to extract them, leading to the appearance of spaces and gaps between the teeth.

Alternatives to Dental Veneers

Veneers are among the best techniques used in treating various dental problems and are characterized by many qualities that work to comfort the patient and give them their desired results. However, also with the recent technological development, many treatment or cosmetic methods have been discovered or used to satisfy all tastes and desires of patients and to suit all their health conditions. Therefore, there are some alternatives that some doctors may resort to solve various problems in the oral cavity, which are as follows:

  • Teeth whitening sessions: This technique relies on using different chemical substances that work on whitening the teeth from the colors and different staining spots that appear on their surface.
  • Lumineers: These are shells or lenses similar to veneers and are made from the same raw materials used in the manufacture of veneers but differ in some qualities such as thickness.
  • Dental crowns: These are installations placed on the top of the teeth to support them in performing their functional tasks and preserving them.
  • Bridge installations: Bridges resemble crowns and provide support and protection for the teeth against the changing conditions that occur in the mouth, but the difference lies in the number of missing teeth that can fill their space.

The Best Center for Dental Treatment and Cosmetics

The Dental Center is among the best medical centers that offer various dental treatment and cosmetic services for all age groups of patients. The center is keen on presenting modern techniques using advanced medical devices and sterilization methods followed by specialized international institutions. The center always guarantees quality, efficiency, and achieving the desired results with a distinguished team of doctors who have high professionalism in performing their duties. There are always offers and discounts on various medical services provided, so you can contact the customer service team of the center for inquiries and reservations click on this link.

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