Laminate veneer means leaf veneer in Latin. In the treatment of lamina veneer, a thin layer of veneer is applied on the healthy tooth. It is the most protective prosthesis application since it requires the least amount of teeth rasping. Furthermore, because of its translucent nature, natural tooth color can be preserved. Lamina tooth veneer has a solid structure and does not deteriorate in color.
How is laminate veneer performed?
Laminate veneer is used to correct aesthetic disorders such as deformities or fractures in the patient’s teeth. Laminate coatings are designed as a result of a proper examination that includes patient-specific tooth measurements. The prepared coatings are then appropriately adhered with a special adhesive by rasping the teeth as minimally as possible. The applied laminate veneers are very durable. It can be used for a long time if the necessary care is taken.
What are the advantages of laminate veneer?
- It is durable and can be used for many years as long as necessary care is taken.
- Natural tooth appearance is acquired due to its transparent feature.
- It requires minimal rasping on robust tooth. In this way, the robust tooth does not need to be reduced.
- Its color does not change and is solid.
- It has a smooth structure.
Who is suitable for laminate dental veneers?
Laminate veneer treatment is applied to aesthetically impaired teeth. Alternatively, laminate veneer can be applied when no results are obtained from the teeth whitening process. However, it is applied to correct crooked teeth and to close tooth gaps. In order to perform laminate veneer treatment, precise mouth and tooth measurements should be taken by the dentist. After the measurements are taken, the suitability of the treatment is decided.