MARK L. STANKEWITZ, D.D.S.
BOARD CERTIFIED PROSTHODONTIST
Advanced Cosmetic, Reconstructive, and Implant Dentistry
Prosthodontists are experts in porcelain veneers...
Porcelain Veneers Q & A
Do veneers ruin your teeth?
Porcelain veneers do not ruin your teeth however since .3 to .5mm of your natural enamel is removed from your teeth, it is considered an irreversible procedure and should be given great consideration.
Are porcelain veneers permanent?
Porcelain veneers are not considered permanent. Well placed veneers can last a decade or more but like any other dental procedure, porcelain veneers will need replacement at some point due to fracture, de-bonding, or changes in the gemlike due to age.
What are the disadvantages of having veneers?
What are the disadvantages of dental veneers? ... Veneers are usually not repairable should they chip or crack. Because enamel has been removed, your tooth may become more sensitive to hot and cold foods and beverages. Veneers may not exactly match the color of your other teeth.
Can you get veneers without shaving your teeth?
No- preparation veneers can be done in certain cases such as with a tooth that is peg shaped or has a very small chip.
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