These days Dental Veneers have become very popular cosmetic treatments worldwide, this is thanks to the popularity of shows such as extreme makeover. Kiwis are a little slow in their uptake of using dental veneers to fix their smiles –as it is still perceived as being a little vein.
What is a Dental Veneer?
A dental veneer is a tooth colored ceramic facing hand made to fit onto the front of a tooth to either change the color, fix a worn or chipped tooth, or mildly correct a rotated tooth. Ceramic is a beautiful material that mimics enamel, the natural outer layer of a tooth.
We can customize the color to get the exact shade required – obviously we can go Hollywood White however most of the time we are trying to create a nice natural look.
How are Veneers made ?
We use some of New Zealands most talented dental technicians to hand craft our Veneers. Each veneer is unique to that patient and the technician ensures the patient is involved in the process of getting the desired esthetics.
Do I need Veneers ?
Veneers are indicated for discolored, chipped, worn or mild misalignments of teeth. It is important to note that Dental Veneers do involve the irreversible removal of tooth structure so it is important that you are well informed by your dentist before making a decision. If your teeth are crooked then you may require orthodontic treatment instead of veneers.
What is the cost of a veneer ?
The cost of a dental veneer is $1650 per tooth. Multiple teeth will receive a bulk discount.