Veneers can improve the appearance, shape and colour of your teeth.
Composite veneers, or also knows as direct veneers, are a layer of composite resin (tooth coloured filling material) bonded to the front of the tooth surface. The veneers are applied one layer at a time and are shaped to slowly cover the existing tooth.
What imperfections can veneers treat?
- Broken teeth
- Gaps between teeth
- Discoloured teeth
- Chips and cracks
- Teeth that are worn down
What are the benefits of composite veneers?
Composite veneers have a few advantages compared to traditional porcelain veneers. Firstly, composite resin veneers can be added to your existing teeth much faster, often in one visit. Moreover, any chips or cracks are easily repaired, as opposed to damaged porcelain veneers which are needed to be fully replaced. Lastly, composite veneers are much cheaper on average.
How long do veneers last?
Composite veneers are designed to last between at least 3-5 years, and are known to last much longer with good oral hygiene habits and effective maintenance. This means regular visits to the dentists for check-ups and cleans to ensure your veneers are maintained properly and keep their shine. It also means only using your teeth for food! Too often we use our teeth for things they are not meant for, however this increases the risk of damaging your teeth.
Composite Veneers FAQ's
Composite veneers last a relatively long time – a few years. In general, they last between 3-5 years and possibly much longer if you maintain consistent and effective oral hygiene. A visit to the dentist for regular check-ups and cleaning will assist in making sure your veneers are looked after. Any possible staining can be polished during this appointment.
Composite veneers can be placed in one appointment, unlike porcelain veneers which typically require two. Though you will still require an initial consultation to receive a quote and be deemed suitable for this particular procedure.
Composite veneers are extremely wafer thin, tooth coloured, translucent restorations made with composite resins They are made during your appointment at the dental office. These veneers do not require a second stage dental laboratory step like porcelain veneers.
Composite Veneers Noosa
We would love to see you for a consultation if you are considering veneers! We can see if you are suitable and if veneers are the best option for you! Contact one of the friendly team today to book your next appointment.