Dental veneers are thin, custom made tooth coloured shell that is permanently bonded to the front surface of teeth. The benefit veneers provide is the improvement of the appearance of your teeth, giving you a brighter and more confident smile. Dental veneers are used to improve various cosmetic concerns such as:
- Broken, chipped and worn-down teeth
- Severely discoloured teeth or uneven coloured teeth that is untreatable by whitening
- Gaps in between teeth
- Smaller teeth
- Pointed or unusually shaped teeth
- Correcting minor crowding
- Restoring the tooths natural appearance
- Smile transformations
A dental implant will be performed which will require a surgical procedure.
With that being said, adults for as much as possible will want to save their teeth by any means and not have them extracted. This is especially true if we’ve already passed the age where a new tooth will grow.
It is good to hear however, that dental veneers were able to grant this specific niche by helping people restore their teeth back to their former glory.
Dental veneers in Sydney are considered to be a low risk dental procedure because they don’t require any form of surgery for them to be properly fitted and installed. Veneers in Sydney are installed using special cement that is applied to the veneer which will then be placed in your tooth.
This results to the addition of a permanent layer that provides stronger resistance and immunity when compared to your previous tooth. Furthermore, dental veneers also provide a nice visual aesthetic with their clean and sleek look.
This is perfect for patients who have problems with tooth discolouration issues as they can be resolved with little to no problem.
Accidents and injuries can ruin a perfect set of teeth. This is especially true as each and every one of our tooth experiences a number of strenuous activities as they are being used on a regular day to day basis.
The number of chipped or broken tooth cases is pretty huge making it necessary to find appropriate treatment with these cases in a timely and effective manner.
Dental veneers have become a very much welcomed procedure that gives plenty of amazing benefits while minimising their risk.
Just like all other restorative material in the mouth, if well taken care of they can last for approximately up to 10-15 years. It is advised that after you have veneers placed that you maintain regular dental visits for check-up and cleans to ensure the veneers are not damaged and the gums around the veneers are healthy.
The care for your veneers is simple and very similar to any of your own teeth. It is always recommended to brush two times a day (2 minutes at a time) and floss daily (every night).
Due to the nature of veneers being on the front surface of your teeth, it means that are prone to possibly breaking and chipping. You’ll want to be careful when chewing and biting hard foods to avoid unnecessary strain or damage of your veneers.
Protection of your investment is the best way to maintain and prolong the life of your veneers, by wearing retainer or splint to protect your veneers when sleeping especially if you are prone to grinding your teeth or wearing a mouth guard when playing contact sports.
Anyone with healthy teeth and fit the criteria for veneers are eligible.
- Good periodontal and oral health
- Proper oral hygiene care
- Adequate healthy enamel
If you somehow are not ready for veneers have a consultation with our friendly staff and we can help bring your oral health to stage where can be fit to have veneers done.
The cost of dental veneers can vary in price depending on which material and number of teeth that you need to be covered by veneers. Payment plans are available.
- Composite Resin Veneers from $695 per tooth
- Porcelain / Ceramic Veneers from $1,400 per tooth (only for package of 6+ veneers)
- Porcelain / Ceramic Veneers from $1,800 per tooth (for less than 6 veneers)
Book a consultation appointment with our clinicians to discuss what options for material and how many are required to achieve the perfect smile you want.
Choosing Your Dental Veneer
Composite veneers are made from composite resin, are an affordable and effective option for those wanting to change their smile. However, they do require more maintenance than porcelain veneers as they can be more prone to chipping and picking up stains over time.
Clients will be greeted with two options on how they want to proceed with their dental veneers. Composite veneers in Sydney are considered to be the more popular choice because of their low cost.
In fact, porcelain veneers in Sydney cost twice to a composite one. This in turn makes this type of veneer more accessible to a huge number of individuals all over the world.
If you are on a limited budget, getting a composite veneer may be right for you especially since the procedure can be reversed. This means that you can have your composite veneer removed in the future which is perfect if you have saved up enough funds in getting a porcelain one.
A more durable longer lasting options that also provides greater aesthetics compared to composite resin and less likely to pick up stains as easily. Unlike composite veneers, if damaged it may warrant a replacement of the entire veneer compared to composite veneers where new composite can be bonded to repair the damaged area.
Porcelain veneers may be a bit on the expensive side however, they are considered to be very durable lasting 10 and 15 years with proper oral care and hygiene. This is compared to the 5 to 7 year average lifespan of a composite veneer.
Dental veneers just like any other procedure require good candidates in order to be successful. For that matter, make sure to get in touch with your dentists in advance to help you determine if a dental veneer is appropriate for your condition.