Who doesn’t want that confident winning smile? A good smile makes or mars your face. And if you want that smile always go for veneers, a typical cosmetic dental treatment.
Veneers are a highly popular cosmetic dental treatment owing to its numerous advantages. The obvious reason is a healthy and an attractive smile. It transforms a person’s facial attractiveness for the better and helps better the overall look. Apart from veneers there are also various cosmetic treatments available.
What are Veneers?
They are thin pieces of ceramic fused onto the outer side of your teeth, particularly used to make your teeth whiter. They are made of thin shells hat directly bond to the front services of your teeth. They are typically a medical process but still have its pros and cons.
The Pros of Veneers
- Improved Appearance
The biggest transformative effect is the facial metamorphosis your face has. It improves the shape and color of your teeth and is an effective method of filling any gaps or crooked teeth. Ceramic Veneers treatment very dramatically improve the overall look of your face and helps you gain confidence.
- Protection against stains
Porcelain veneers are highly stain resistant and a good protection against rigid stains. Once you have applied there is very less possibility of getting stained.
If properly maintained veneers can last up to 20 years or so. Of course, there are types of veneers available such as composite veneers which can last up to 10 years or so if taken off properly.
- Maintenance is not an issue
Maintaining your veneers is not that difficult provided you take the necessary precautionary measures. Regular brushing and flossing is a must. Also, take care of what you eat. A regular visit to the dentist is a must.
- Faster results
While an orthodontic treatment may take sufficient time to align your teeth, veneers comparatively take less time to align and are very effective immediately once the treatment is complete.
The Cons of Veneers
While you may improve your look dramatically the cost of veneers is slightly hugely expensive. The multiple visits to the dentists and custom fitted veneers can add up to the cost. The alternative to this is composite veneers of you want to go in for a cheaper option.
- Not for everyone
While veneers are a great way to go in for a healthy smile, it’s not suitable for everyone. It includes those with decayed teeth or weakened teeth, those having severe periodontal diseases and those with bad tooth enamel.
- The repairs
A composite veneer can often be replaced very easily or they can be easily patched up. But this is not the same case for a porcelain veneer. You have to take a lot of care for it and with proper care they are durable also. But if accidentally broken they can be expensive to fix.
- The Fitting
Having fitted veneers is essentially quite a job. It will require through consultations with the dentist, have preparatory work. You will also have to be cautious about the after treatments and the care you need to take.
Typically in case of veneers the pros always outweigh the cons. It is far more advisable to go for a veneer treatment if you have a healthy dental history. But it’s a different story for everyone so always check with your dentist before going for veneers treatment.