What is Porcelain Laminate Veneer?
Laminate veneers are leaf porcelains made from reinforced porcelain prepared and pressed in the laboratory environment with measurements taken with very little abrasion on the tooth surface and even without any abrasion in some cases. Leaf porcelains are cemented on the tooth surface with adhesive agents specially produced for this procedure.
In which conditions is Porcelain Laminate Veneer preferred?
Porcelain laminate veneers may be a treatment option for patients who are not pleased with the appearance of their teeth. In individuals with mildly crowding teeth, in cases where the decayed tissue is not too much and in cases where the individual is not pleased with the form or size of his/her teeth, it can be preferred. Porcelain laminate veneers are polished in a laboratory environment by oven-drying at special temperatures. Therefore, there do not have discoloration problems. They maintain the color on the day of production as long as it is used.
What is a Composite Laminate Veneer?
When it is necessary to make changes in tooth form or size, it is necessary to add extra restorative materials to the tooth surface. This restorative material can be porcelain as well as composite. Composite laminate veneers, as described in the bonding system, are a treatment type directly applied to the patient's mouth by a dentist by using a composite material specially produced only for this procedure.