Porcelain dental veneers are an excellent option for patients seeking to improve their smile. The appearance of stains, chips, spacing, and a number of other observed tooth imperfections can be improved with this treatment. They are a thin shell of porcelain fabricated in a dental lab that is bonded to the prepared tooth. Because bonding requires very little to no removal of tooth structure, as compared to dental crowns, they are a conservative option to improve your smile. They are designed to cover the front surface of teeth to improve the appearance of color, shape, size or length. Veneers are strong, stain resistant, and have the luminous reflective qualities of natural teeth
Bonding is used to describe a variety of dental procedures, including using a tooth-colored composite filling materials to fix teeth for esthetic reasons. Many times, bonding can used to close small gaps, fix stained, chipped, broken, or discolored teeth. Usually done in one visit, bonding is an alternative to other cosmetic procedures, such as veneers. Bonding can last many years, but is prone to chipping, cracking, staining, and breaking.