What are dental veneers?
A very thin shells placed over the front surface of your teeth to improve color, shape, and size. They are custom-made to fit your teeth perfectly, blending seamlessly with your smile.
What are Microthin veneers?
These require no removal of enamel. They are bonded on top of your natural teeth to improve your smile. Dr. Graas of Eau Claire Park Dental is the only Calgary dentist certified to do Microthin veneers. She works with a specialized lab in California to create them.
Not everyone is a candidate, however Dr. Graas uses the same concepts of enamel conservation for every case she does.
What are veneers made of?
Dental veneers are made from porcelain or composite resin materials that look and feel like your natural teeth. Porcelain veneers are more popular due to their durability and appearance.
What are the benefits of veneers?
Veneers are designed to improve the aesthetics of your teeth and create a beautiful, uniform smile. They can also provide a protective barrier for your teeth if you have worn enamel. They address various cosmetic concerns for patients with teeth that are stained, discolored, chipped, broken, misshapen, uneven, worn down, crooked, or have gaps.