What are the disadvantages of dental veneers?
Veneers are thin shells that are bonded to the surface of your tooth to make it look better. The downside to dental veneers include:
- They’re not reversible
- Veneers are not a good choice if you have gum disease, weak teeth, or other issues
- Veneers cost more than composite resin bonding
- Veneers usually can’t be fixed if they chip or crack. People who grind their teeth may not be good candidates for porcelain veneers
- Your natural teeth may become more sensitive to hot and cold temperatures
- Veneers may not exactly match the color of your other teeth. If you plan on whitening your teeth, you need to do so beforehand
- If a tooth with a veneer decays, you may need to replace it with a crown
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