Porcelain Veneers or Ceramic Laminates can dramatically improve your smile in 2 visits and in as little as 1-2 weeks. If you have seen a Smile Makeover show where the entire smile is transformed, it was most likely done using porcelain veneers.
What Is a Porcelain Veneer / Laminate?
Porcelain veneer are thin ceramic facings that are bonded to the front of the teeth. Little to no tooth reduction is needed as the veneers can be as thin as 0.3 mm. Tooth color and shape can be dramatically improved using porcelain laminates. Using a great dental lab is just as important as understanding cosmetic parameters and proper tooth preparation for the porcelain veneers.
What are Lumineers?
Lumineers is just a brand name for porcelain veneers used when no tooth preparation is needed. Lumineers are heavily marketed to the public in a multi million dollar campaign by the lab who makes them. The truth is that any dental lab can make ultra thin veneers. You are just paying extra for the brand name.
Are Porcelain Veneers expensive?
The cost of porcelain veneers is similar to a crown.
How long do Porcelain Veneers last?
Like any dental restoration, they can chip, crack, break or come off. Dr Shvartsman has had porcelain veneers last for over 20 years.
Can any dentist do Porcelain Veneers?
Any restorative dentist can do porelain veneers. As with any dental procedure success depends on experience, talent, and advanced education and skill. Dr. Shvartsman has extensive training in advanced cosmetic dental techniques and has successfully performed thousands of porcelain veneers. In fact several dentists have come in form out of state to have porcelain veneers done with Dr.Shvartsman.