Veneers are designed to fit over teeth and it will enhance the natural beauty of teeth without ruining them. Here is some information that helps to know who is a good candidate for porcelain veneers.


Dental veneers are thin, tooth-coloured custom-made shells that are attached to the front surface of teeth to improve their appearance creating a pleasing and beautiful smile.They’re made from porcelain or resin composite materials and are permanently bonded to your teeth.

Porcelain veneers improve your teeth’s appearance and have the ability to change the colour, position,and size of your teeth.

Veneers have a thickness of 0.3 – 0.5 mm


Discoloured teeth- Porcelain veneers are excellent options to cover up teeth stains caused by  medications such as tetracycline or discoloration due to excess fluoride resulting in a whiter, brighter, and beautiful smile.

Worn down teeth- Worn teeth may be sensitive to cold or hot food and may not be    aesthetically pleasing.

Chipped teeth- If your teeth are damaged, chipped or broken as a result of an accident,  porcelain veneers will help give you back your smile

Gaps between teeth- Porcelain dental veneers are exceptional in the way they treat teeth    gaps. Your dentist will discuss them with you and advise you accordingly.It helps to eliminate  gaps between teeth that may cause shifting.

Misaligned teeth- Irregularly shaped or misaligned teeth can be corrected by braces or  Invisalign but for people not interested in orthodontics, veneers can be an alternative help to    mask the alignment.


Stain-resistance- Porcelain is a ceramic and its surface is smooth and is quite resistant to  permanent stains.

• Veneers are stronger than composite resin and appear natural and realistic

Durability- Porcelain veneers are relatively long-lasting compared to composite

Versatility– Veneers make dark teeth appear white

Ease of shaping- Ultra-thin veneers do not require extensive shaping compared to crowns.


• Patients with conditions such as tooth decay, gum disease, and root canal infection inactive phase do not qualify for veneers.

• Patients who have habitual grinding and clenching habit may be disqualified from receiving    veneers.

• Sensitivity

Fragility– Excessive impact or force may lead to chipping

For further details and appointments contact chisel dental clinic with well-experienced doctors who help you make your smile more beautiful.