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Porcelain Veneers Q&A

Q: What is a veneer?

A: A veneer is a thin layer of dental restorative material, usually porcelain, that replaces enamel.

Q: What can veneers do?

A: Veneers can correct spaces or gaps between teeth, imperfections in tooth position, poor color, poor shape and some bite problems.

Q: Will I be more prone to cavities after veneers?

A: The veneers is bonded to the existing teeth. There is no higher incidence of decay provided the veneers are properly cared for with regular flossing and brushing.

Q: How long do veneers last?

A: Veneers can last 7-20 years depending how they are cared for and changes in gum tissue. If a veneer comes off or chips, it can easily be rebonded or replaced.

Q: Do porcelain veneers stain with normal things like tea, coffee and wine?

A: Porcelain veneers should never stain; however; if your teeth have a high propensity to stain you should try to avoid or minimize the behaviors that lead to staining and look after them as recommended abover with normal hygiene and maintenance procedures.

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