Veneers can correct and hide a multitude of
sins. They are a thin layer of tooth-colored material bonded onto the front
surface of teeth, in order to make them look better. Veneers are especially
useful where the tooth is discolored, chipped, twisted, or imperfect. They
can also be used to close spaces between teeth where orthodontic treatment
is not suitable .
Veneers are either made of porcelain (requiring 2 visits) or composite
(requiring just one visit). They have the great advantage of needing only
minimal preparation of the teeth in order to gain maximum improvement of the
aesthetics. They are often a more conservative and suitable option to
Veneers should last for many years but like your own tooth, they can chip
and fracture. They are, however, easily repaired or replaced.