Dental veneers (sometimes called porcelain veneers or dental porcelain laminates) are wafer-thin, custom-made shells of tooth-colored materials designed to cover the front surface of teeth to improve your appearance. They are bonded to the front of your teeth and can change color, size and shape.
What are veneers used to fix?
Veneers are usually used to fix teeth that are discolored, worn down, chipped or broken, or to fix the gaps between your teeth.
The procedure for getting dental veneers requires you to visit your orthodontist three times. You would need a consultation, an appointment to make the veneers and lastly, to apply the veneers.
What about dentures?
A denture is a removable replacement for your missing teeth and surrounding tissues.
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Dr. Elliott Dudley of Aspen Dental in Nashville, TN, joins Melanie Cole, MS, to discuss what problems veneers can address, advantages of veneers and what the procedure is for getting dental veneers.