Veneers (Covering Layers)
Veneers represent the best possibility for ensuring the conservation of incisors and canine teeth. They are fine, all-ceramic covering layers that are attached to an existing tooth using a special bonding technique. With discolored teeth, visible fillings or chipped teeth, the tooth can be retained and must not be filed down, as is required in a treatment with crowns. In dental practices that focus on cosmetics, veneers are also used in cases where the front or canine teeth are too heavily damaged to be filled.
When compared with crowns, veneers combine two significant advantages:
When compared with crowns, veneers combine two significant advantages: a minimum amount of filing performed on natural teeth and an appearance indistinguishable from real teeth, since the color, material durability and light refraction match the characteristics of the natural tooth.