What is Porcelain Veneer?

Friday, September 01, 2017 09:00 AM

Porcelain veneer is the treatment that very popular now in cosmetic dentistry. This technic can solve almost every problem in cosmetic dentistry and make patients a new beautiful white smile. It can solve many problem such as color, shape, position, tooth worn etc. This technic is also use just only 1 week to finish the treatment and very suitable for International Patients. This why this technic is so popular , more and more people want to get a better smile by this technic.

Clinical Procedure

The Procedure begins with the dentist will take the Still and Clip Digital image ,Panoramic X Ray and take impression. Then make Treatment Planing for the patients. After patients agree with the treatment dentist will grind out the labial part of the tooth that we want to do veneer. Most of the case don't need any injection. After finish grinding out of the teeth dentist will take impression, make bite registration to record the relation of the upper and lower teeth. Then send it to dental laboratory to make Porcelain Veneer. Advise patients not to eat too much cold or hot water, too much sweet or sour food, that will cause sensitivity while waiting for Veneers on next visit. Now we can makeTemporary Veneer for the patients. In the case of whole anterior teeth was plan to make Veneers we will plan to don't have any Temporary Veneer. Since it will difficult to remove and have some expense to do that. But for the one who want to do temporary veneer we can do some Snap On Temporary Veneer on upper teeth. Then let the patients go back and make appointment for delivery of Veneer The Second Visit may be 4-5 days after ,dentists will try in the veneer and bond the veneer to the teeth. Check occlusion and polishing Veneers. After that Patients will have a better whiter natural smile. If patients have time we will make appointment for recheck and finely polishing Veneers and finish the case.

Clinical Application

Porcelain veneer is suitable for the case that we want to improve the smile in many situations such as:

  • Make teeth to be whiter In the case that we cannot bleach well or the patients want the perfect white smile we can make Porcelain Veneer on the upper and lower anterior teeth to change the color to be a better natural white smile
  • Change size of the teeth In the case that we have too small too large teeth we can do porcelain Veneer to correct that defect.
  • Change length of the teeth In the case that patients have too long or short teeth., porcelain Veneer can solve this problem.Some patients have too short teeth that we cannot see upper tooth when smile or talking. Some patients has too long teeth that we can see too much of the teeth. We can solve the problem by making Veneer
  • Change the axis of the tooth Sometime tooth axis is to out or in. Dentists can analyzed the problem and make the planing to make Veneer to solve the problem.
  • Space closure In the case that patients have space between the teeth they can use conservative direct composite to solve the problem. But Composite will worn out by time. If patients want the better one Veneer has this indication.

In conclusion Porcelain veneer can solve most of the problem in cosmetic dentistry. In many situation the experience dentist can make a lot of change that we can say that it is an Extreme Makeover. Or in some case the crook or malposition teeth become straight teeth after Veneer that someone call this "One Week Orthodontics"

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Hazel Ruivenkamp


Hi my name is Hazel from Australia I have just has new wiz bang veneers put on 15 of my teeth and I am thrilled to bits with the results .
I can't say it was painless but as the saying goes no pain no gain . 
Dr Boon was like a master craftsman, making sure every tooth made the correct contact

Mr.David Smith


David Smith and his wife Debra are our patients which refer by their relative. Thanks David for your kind Testimonial

Mr.Gerard Ruivenkamp


Gerade Ruinenkamp is our patients for over 7 years. He kindly give us his testimonial. Thank you Gerade

Duport Turine


“My smile is beautiful“


“Dr.Boonyarit is expert, very patient, good dentist“

Christine Smith

Melbourne, Australia

Hi Kim Just wanted to say Hi and thank you again for my beautiful new teeth, everyone says that they look so real, and I cannot stop smiling, once again please thank Dr Boon for such a rushed job. I hope to come back with my family in early May next year and my daughter in law would love to have her teeth done also

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