Achieving a beautiful, impressive and natural smile is no longer a dream. In order to have an enviable smile, a comprehensive “Smile Design” planning is made with Porcelain restorations and the shape, sequence and color changes of the teeth are realized. The most commonly used porcelain restorations can be listed as dental veneers and porcelain laminates. Do not forget that the area of influence and influence that many people care about is the teeth. For this reason, an impressive smile and perfect teeth give people self-confidence.
What is dental veneer
Porcelain dental veneers, specially prepared for the person, are placed on your natural teeth. The teeth are slightly reduced and cap-like veneers are produced on them. These overlays have the ability to close gaps and change the size, shape and color of your smile. It is applied very quickly, used for years, results are obtained immediately. There are many types of dental veneers. Among these, metal-based porcelain coatings, zirconium-based coatings, full ceramic (Emax – Empress) coatings are the most frequently used applications.
Today, advanced technology applications known as “Lamina” in dental veneers are also on the agenda. Very thin porcelain veneers (Lamina veneers) are placed on your teeth, only on the front surface. In most cases, there is no need to even remove material from the teeth, or it can be applied with little intervention on the teeth compared to conventional veneers. In appropriate cases, it is preferred in the first place compared to veneers because the teeth remain original and adaptation is very easy in use.
Provides natural-looking results. When applied correctly, it is indistinguishable from a natural tooth. If one or both teeth are preferred to be porcelain, veneers are specially colored to match the existing teeth. No recovery time is required. Provides protection against stains. You can drink coffee or tea without worrying about yellowing.
After the veneers and laminates are attached, the patient can show his white teeth with a beautiful smile as soon as he leaves the dental clinic.
Are Porcelain Restorations Suitable for Everyone?
Unfortunately, such applications are not one hundred percent suitable for everyone. Cases are evaluated individually. If you have weak teeth, missing teeth, or suffer from gum disease or crowding, you may need additional treatments for Smile Design. Alternative treatments such as implants, gingival care, braces may be required to help eliminate previously identified problems.
What Should Be Considered When Using Porcelain Restorations?
Just as biting nails, biting pencils, cracking peanuts, and breaking hard foods can damage our natural teeth, they can damage porcelain applications -especially laminae. It may cause it to come off or break. Therefore, some caution is advised for the sake of guarantee. While protecting our natural teeth, the applicable rules also apply to lamina and porcelain veneers. It should be kept in mind not to bite apples, quinces, etc. with the front teeth, to cut and slice with a knife, and to be cautious about very hard foods.
The most important factor is clenching. If you have a very common and inconspicuous habit of clenching and grinding your teeth, the simplest and most effective method to protect porcelain restorations is to use a night plate, if your doctor has warned you about this.