What are dental veneers?

Dental veneers are thin, tooth-coloured shells that are attached to the front of your teeth. ]

They’re made from porcelain materials and are permanently glued to your teeth.

Veneers can treat chipped, broken, discoloured, or mis shaped teeth.

What are the different types of veneers?

Dental veneers are commonly made from porcelain. Applying dental veneers involves grinding down the tooth surface, this allows for proper placement, but it’s also an irreversible procedure!

How much do veneers cost?

Dental veneers can cost from €250 per tooth and can last 10 years.

What are the benefits?

Veneers improve the appearance of your teeth, giving you a nicer smile.

Dental veneers can treat the following:

·         broken or chipped teeth

·         discoloration

·         gaps

·         badly shaped teeth

How to prepare for your appointment

The Plaza Health cosmetic dentist will take X-rays to evaluate your teeth’s health, look for signs of tooth decay, gum disease, or the need for root canals.

If you have any of these problems you might not suitable for veneers.

Next, he will trim down about a half a millimetre of your tooth before taking an impression of your teeth. This mould is then sent off to the lab to make the veneer.

How are veneers put on teeth?

It takes one and two weeks to make the veneers.

Next, at Plaza Health we will cleans your teeth, we don’t want any bacteria from being trapped under the veneer and causing fillings decay.

Then the surface of the tooth is prepared for the dental cement that will bond the veneer to your tooth. This cement hardens quickly, and once you leave the practice, your new smile is ready to go!

How to take care of your veneers after they’re placed

Once the veneers are cemented on and the anaesthetic wears off, you can eat and drink as normal.

Sometimes, you may notice that they feel a little rough, this is just extra cement and it will wear off in a few days.

Porcelain veneers last around 10.

Let’s talk

Ready to take the next step? Our Dentist in Dublin 7 Plaza Health is here to help.

Book a consultation today.

You can book online or give us a call on 01 444 0709