- What are the Main Advantages of Porcelain Veneers?
The main advantage would be that porcelain veneers closely mimic natural teeth while maintaining a conservative preparation. It can truly brighten your smile & it resists staining from a variety of factors including coffee & wine.
- What are the main disadvantages of Porcelain Veneers?
The preparation is Irreversible & requires a minimal reduction from the facial surface of your teeth. Further, the veneers are typically more expensive then other dental alternatives such as composite resin. Finally, depending on your dental anatomy, veneer do have the ability to dislodge.
- Can my teeth still decay after the Dental Veneers are placed?
Yes, veneers can still decay at the margins where the porcelain is placed. The same oral hygeine regimen should be followed including flossing & brushing 2x a day for 2 minutes a day in the morning and at night
- How much do Dental Veneers cost?
Typically, veneers can cost anywhere between $800 – $2500 dollars per tooth. The price is dependent upon your unique dental anatomy & extent of care needed.
- What other Dental Materials are available on the market?
There are a variety of dental materials on the market including but not limited to composite resin, porcelain fused to metal crown, Full porcelain crowns & much more. I have provided a link to another video made indicating the differences between crowns & veneers. I plan on making more of these videos to describe dental materials.As always, A consultation with your local dentist will provide you with the best information regarding veneers