EMAX LAMINATE VENEERS
What is laminate veneer treatment?
With this treatment method, which is generally applied for front teeth, very thin leaf porcelains are adhered to your front teeth to improve their appearance.
How is the procedure of laminate veneer treatment?
Before the laminate veneer application, the patient undergoes a detailed dental examination. The dentist determines the patient's needs and plans the treatment. First, the front of the teeth is shaped. Then the front of the teeth is made ready for veneer application. By numbing the gums, the patient's pain sensation is reduced during the application. A small portion is prepared in the anterior part of the tooth using a milling tool. It is very important that this part is compatible with the laminate coating.
Measurements are taken from the mouth to make the teeth. Laminate veneers are prepared in an average of 5-6 days. If necessary, temporary laminate or temporary filling may be applied to the patient. The procedure is completed after the laminate teeth are firmly adhered to the patient's teeth.
The procedure is usually completed in 2 or 3 sessions if there is no need for a treatment or aesthetic intervention on the gums of the patients who have laminate teeth application. At the end of this period, patients can start using their laminate teeth without any problems.
Who is suitable for this treatment?
- Over 18 years of age, without bruxism and mental disorders
- People who cannot achieve the desired whiteness due to color loss
- Individuals with mild tooth crookedness
- Those with gaps in their teeth
- Those who want to have aesthetic and ideal smile aesthetics
- In the lengthening of the teeth that are short due to genetic factors or other reasons
- In the treatment of worn teeth
- In the treatment of broken or cracked teeth
Who is not suitable for this treatment?
- People with lower jaw more forward than upper jaw
- In people with aggressive teeth clenching in sleep or daily life
- People with excessively distorted teeth
- People who have tooth decay or fractures caused by impact, causing insufficient space for the application of laminate veneers
- For patients with fluorosis that causes white lines, gray spots, pits or black spots on the teeth
- In diseases that cause weak connection in the enamel structure
What are the advantages of the laminate veneer treatment?
- The teeth are slightly abraded and visible results are obtained in a short time.
- It is a very comfortable process for patients.
- It has a tooth color that is very close to the natural tooth color with its light transmittance feature.
- A good fit can be achieved between the teeth and gums.
- It is not affected by factors such as cigarette, tea, coffee and does not change color.
What are the disadvantages of laminate veneer treatment?
- From the measurement stage to the preparation of the teeth, bonding the prepared porcelain laminates with bonding, all these stages are processes that require a lot of sensitivity and experience.
- It is more costly than other treatment methods.
- Although it is very rare, porcelain laminates can separate from the tooth and fall out. These can usually be caused by the doctor's error and the bonding is not done well. In such cases, porcelain laminates are adhered again.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Is it a painful process?
There may be minor tenderness, which is something we expect, but no severe pain. sensitivity is also temporary.
Are laminate veneers breakable?
As long as they are firmly attached, they will not break. However, hard foods should be avoided and habits such as opening lids with teeth should not be. If these habits exist, the tooth-veneer connection may deteriorate over time.
Do laminate veneers change color?
They are not affected by the coloration of tea, coffee and food and they keep their colors for a long time.
What is the lifespan of laminate veneers?
You can use them for life as long as you don't bite it aggressively.
Can laminate veneers be applied to back teeth?
It can only be applied to the anterior teeth. Since the posterior teeth are involved in chewing and are exposed to more force, they are not suitable for laminate veneers.