What are Porcelain Laminate Veneers?
Lamina means leaf in Latin. The technique involved thinning the anterior surfaces of the teeth without removing the entire surface, resulting in the minimum loss of healthy dental tissue. This procedure facilitates the bonding of the porcelain laminate veneer to the teeth.
What are the Areas of Application of Porcelain Laminate Veneers?
- Severely discolored teeth that have not responded to bleaching,
- Teeth with a poor structural form and shape,
- Restoration of broken and worn teeth,
- Removal of gaps from between teeth (closure of diastema),
- Correction of old filings with discoloration and impaired structure,
- Correction of crowded and crooked teeth as a cosmetic alternative (an alternative to orthodontic treatment).
In what Cases can Porcelain Laminate Veneers not be Applied?
They cannot applied in cases of malocclusion of the jaw, harmful habits such as nail biting and pen chewing, severe gingival recession, severe overcrowding and malpositioning.