1. Can tooth veneers correct all teeth deformities?
Every person with teeth deformities is not a candidate for veneers. Veneers can correct deformities like chipping, excessive staining, imperfect smile line, very broad or narrow teeth, front tooth gap.
2. Do veneers require tooth trimming?
Yes for placing veneers tooth preparation is required in the form of trimming. The amount of trimming depends on type of veneers. Least is required in chair side veneers and maximum in porcelain veneers.
3. Are veneers reversible?
No veneers are not reversible. Although corrections and new veneers can be made but you cannot opt to remain without veneer in future.
4. What are different types of veneers?
Veneers are of three types; a. office or chair side composite veneers, b. Direct CAD/CAM composite veneers. c. Porcelain veneers
5. How long do veneers last?
They don’t have any fixed life. However average life of these can be 1-5 years for composite veneers, 5-7 years for componeers and 7-20 years for porcelain veneers.
6. Can i get braces along with veneers?
No, veneers cannot be placed with braces. Braces exert force on teeth which can break or dislodge the veneers.
7. What is the cost of veneers?
Average cost of veneers varies from clinic to clinic. However composite veneers are cheapest and porcelain veneers cost the maximum.
8. Can the color of veneers be matched with adjacent natural teeth?
Yes, dentist can record the shade of adjacent natural teeth and same can be replicated on veneers. But since veneers are placed on front teeth, more whither color can also be chosen.
9. Who is the best dental specialist to place veneers?
In India, any dentist can place veneers. However dentist with a special flare for cosmetic dentistry, doing large number of such cases routinely, associated with good dental laboratories, placed in bigger cities are the best to get veneers from.
10. How can I maintain my veneers?
They have to be cared like you care for your natural teeth. You have to brush and floss regularly. If you grind your teeth, your dentist may give you a night guard to prevent damage to your veneers.