Veneers are also commonly known as porcelain veneers or laminates. They are an integral part of cosmetic dentistry.

They are very popular among celebrities. In fact, many of them have had this procedure to create the smile that you see today.

Veneers in a great way take care of many common cosmetic issues like chipping, gaps, staining & misalignment. They can take care of all your smile imperfections at once.

Though they are quite common, not many are aware of its applications and benefits or uses.

What is a Dental Veneer?

A veneer is a restoration made out of ceramic. The shade, shape and size of the veneer is made to match your surrounding teeth so that it blends in perfectly.

How Long-Lasting?

“If you have something of great quality and you take good care of it – you have it forever”.

With proper care, they can last a long time. Aside from being durable, other great advantage is that they’re stain resistant. Veneers are placed on individual teeth, if you happen to have need of replacement, you have the ability to address the veneer that needs alteration.


To receive this smile makeover, you’ll go through the following process:

  • Consultation
  • Test drive  – Before even teeth preparation begins, you get a set of temporary veneers (exact replica of the final veneer) in your mouth for approval and fine tuning
  • Preparation appointment
  • Bonding appointment

A variety of things can be accomplish using veneers. By their virtue we can close gaps, alter teeth length, cover stains and create a perfect smile.

In this way, veneers can create a smile which can rival smile of famous Celebrities. The nicest thing is that you don’t have to be famous to get a lovely smile.

Dr.Manthan Desai MDS

Smiles Dental Clinic-Centre For Advanced Dentistry, Mumbai.

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