Laminate Veneer tooth is a widely applied dental veneer method. These porcelain coatings, which have become widespread since the beginning of 2000’s, can provide excellent aesthetic appearance with conservative methods without too much erosion from dental tissue.
What is Laminate Veneer?
Laminate Veneers are porcelain leaves that stick to the front of the teeth. It is one of the most conservative treatments that can be done.
How is Laminate Veneer treatment done?
For laminate veneer treatment, a measure is taken first from the patient. On the model prepared from this measure, the shape and size width we aimed with wax modeling are adjusted and this model is transferred to the patient’s mouth with special methods. After the patient’s preconception has been made, preparations are made in the teeth according to the target outcome. After the preparation, the main measure is processed with a special wax according to the forms previously determined by the technician and the modeling is finished. Prepared waxes are applied to patient’s mouth and final shapes are determined. Then, these are taken in a mold and porcelains are pressed by heat treatment. Laminate Veneers that are rehearsed with waxes at the patient’s mouth are subjected to a single heat treatment to prevent dentures, thus obtaining a much more vivid image.
After Laminate veneer teeth have been done, what should patients pay attention to in dental care?
- Teeth must be brushed in a circular pattern with soft bumps.
- Mouthwashing should be done.
- Hard food should not be chewed or bitten off by the teeth made of Laminate Veneer, usually made with front teeth.
- Obsessions of nail-eating, pen-biting must be abandoned.
- If you have a tooth clenching or gnashing habit during sleeping, you should wear a dental plaque on your teeth.
- Regular checks should not be neglected.
How long is the life of Laminate Veneer teeth?
A patient who suits the recommendations of the dentist can use the Laminate Veneer tooth coating for many years. Laminate Veneer tooth is manufactured from porcelain with superior properties. It is resistant to abrasion and stain retention.
What advantages does Laminate Veneer Tissue Coating provide?
In a wonderful whiteness, revealing a well-ordered tooth structure; it enables a person to have a smile that has a positive effect in the face of self-confidence. Because Laminate Veneer tooth treatment is performed with a small intervention, it provides patient comfort with respect to the duration of the treatment, also saves the time.
These coatings are extremely durable. It is impossible to remove a glued Laminate Veneer layer from the tooth in total. It can only be lifted off by abrasion. It is a guarantee of a beautiful smile for many years since it is resistant to coloring and abrasion.
It does not break the natural structure of your teeth. No change on the tooth is required. In some teeth, it is sufficient to only open a nail-width slot. Since the porcelain layer is too thin, it will pass the light and reflect it at the same time. This gives the tooth a natural appearance. It does not have an artificial appearance. The teeth get an ultra natural and aesthetic appearance.
Laminate Veneer porcelain surface is almost smooth. For this reason, the risk of stains and tartar formation due to causes such as coffee and cigarettes is minimized. It gives the patient a chance to see the new design of the teeth
What are Laminate Veneer Prices?
Laminate Veneers should be applied with an approach involving dental treatment, precision technique, aesthetics and experience. It is a slightly more costly operation due to its superiority than other restoration applications. The cost portion can be considered as a disadvantage of Laminate Veneer dental coating.
Laminate Veneer Treatment Process
The treatment process is short. At the first clinical examination, a measure is taken from the patient without cutting the teeth. With this model, mock-up (rehearsal work) application is made from a special material in the laboratory. The doctor and the patient have a chance to reach consensus on this 3D model. Thus, you will have an opportunity to see how your teeth will look without being cut.
Then the teeth are prepared by a short and painless process, the measurement is taken. Plastic temporary veneers made in the form and length agreed by you and your physician are glued. These are also important in terms of protecting your teeth until porcelain veneers are prepared. At the same time, these temporary veneers serve as a second 3D model for the necessary corrections. The alignment of the teeth with the face is checked; the ideal smile is found which is suitable for the face with the required abrasion and attachments. In the laboratory, porcelain veneers are prepared and pasted according to this model.
Who can Laminate veneer be applied?
• In those who have broken teeth in their front teeth
• Levels and color differences between teeth
• When the upper surface of the teeth is worn
• With large fillings and dark teeth on the front teeth
• Not satisfied with the color of your teeth
• In crowded teeth (if the patient does not want orthodontic treatment)
• Teeth are in range
• Not satisfied with the shape of the teeth (Long, short, small, etc.)
• Providing a spacious -U-shaped laugh line and providing energetic and natural beauty
• Anyone who wants to get a good smile without damaging their teeth can be applied to the laminate veneer.
What are the advantages of Laminate Veneer?
It is one of the most conservative treatments that can be done. This is due to the fact that there is very little tissue to remove from the tooth to make veneers. Only 0.3-0.7 mm of material is removed from the surface of the anterior tooth. There is no need to cut and minimize any teeth.
The duration of treatment is short. You will get a whole new smile on 2 or 3 appointments.
With the model that will be specially prepared for you, you can see what kind of image you will have in your own mouth in 3D without cutting your teeth.
Laminate veneers are teeth that are integrated with the face so that they can not be immediately noticed by other people when done with the right indications, the right technique and a good smile design. It is not possible to separate it from the natural tooth because it is a light-passing feature. Very polished porcelain surface minimizes the formation of tartar. It does not change color with external factors like coffee, tea, smoking. Resistance to abrasion is high.
What are the disadvantages of the Laminate Veneer?
It is more expensive than other treatment alternatives.
It’s a sensitive technique.
It requires good clinical and laboratory work.
The technical knowledge and artistic ability of the physician and the dental technician on this subject must be complete and precise.