Porcelain teeth is a coating application used for teeth that need to be repaired for various reasons. Porcelain (ceramic) veneers can also be applied after implants. The process basically consists of three steps: preparing/measuring the veneer area, producing the tooth and bonding.
Porcelain teeth veneer frequently preferred in dental treatments because they are durable and aesthetic. Thanks to this process, the person will have veneers that look and feel very similar to their natural teeth. The veneer application can be completed within a few weeks, depending on the other details of the dental treatment.
Porcelain Teeth Veneer
Teeth can decay, fall out or be lost for various reasons. It is also considered an important part of aesthetic appearance. At this point, there are many dental treatment applications performed to repair the teeth or to gain a more aesthetic appearance. Porcelain veneers are one of the most commonly used of these applications.
Porcelain veneer is a type of coating used in implant treatments, dental aesthetic applications, filling and canal treatments. This coating can be used with some additional procedures or alone. Some of the porcelain veneer types are as follows;
Porcelain Laminated Tooth
It is generally used in applications for the front teeth. It is also known as leaf porcelain or lamina tooth. Coating is made by abrading a part of the tooth. Thanks to this application, the size of the teeth can be changed and broken teeth can be repaired.
Full Porcelain Crown
It is most commonly used to repair decayed or damaged teeth. After the problematic area in the tooth is cleaned and filled, it is covered with these crowns. Thus, an artificial tooth with a very similar appearance and strength to real teeth is created.
Metal-Supported Porcelain Veneers
These veneers have a metal core under the porcelain. Thus, the strength and durability of the metal will be combined with the aesthetic appearance of the porcelain material. Porcelain with metal substructure is frequently used in bridge procedures.
How are Porcelain Veneers Made?
Porcelain veneer tooth construction will vary depending on the purpose for which the procedure is applied. For example, the time and preparation required for laminated veneers may not take as long as the filling tooth porcelain process.
How is the porcelain tooth procedure?
- The patient is examined for oral and dental health.
- Treatment, abrasion, etc. of the existing tooth is completed.
- An impression is taken from the mouth for the veneer to be prepared.
- The production process of the tooth is started in accordance with the impression.
- The prepared veneer tooth is bonded with a special material.
The production of the veneer may take up to a week. During this time, temporary veneers can be applied if necessary to prevent the patient from having problems during eating and drinking. Some time after the porcelain veneer is bonded, the patient will be re-examined to check the procedure.
Porcelain tooth before-after, there are issues that the patient should pay attention to in order to avoid any complications. It is necessary to carry out the process with an experienced dentist who provides detailed information on these issues. Thus, the patient will have a long-lasting and durable coating.
How Long is Porcelain Veneer Life?
“How long is the life of porcelain teeth?” The question is one of the curiosities of many people who want to have this procedure done. Porcelain veneers provide a very durable and stylish result. However, details such as the area where the tooth is made and the method used during the procedure affect the durability of the process.
If it is applied in a specialized clinic, with good workmanship and if the patient takes care of these teeth, the porcelain veneer life is up to 20 years. Having good oral hygiene can extend the life of veneers. These include brushing the teeth after every meal, flossing and using mouthwash.
Teeth should not come into contact with hard foods, and teeth should not be used for nuts, etc. These behaviors can cause porcelain to break or laminated porcelain to fall off. Bruxism (teeth grinding) is also a behavior that can damage porcelain veneers. Treatment of this problem is very important for both porcelain veneers and the health of other teeth.
Porcelain Dental Veneers Prices
The price of porcelain dental veneers is one of the things many patients are curious about. There are many factors that determine the prices of the procedure. How many TL per porcelain tooth? The answer to this question varies depending on the size of the tooth and the procedure required before the coating. However, the quality of the dental clinic where the application is performed, the price policy, the duration of the procedure may cause price changes.
According to the list determined by TDB, the porcelain (ceramic) veneer base prices for 2023, which are valid as of January 1, 2023, are as follows;
|Application||Price (Excluding VAT)||Price (Including 8% VAT)|
|Veneer Crown (Ceramic) on Implant (Excluding Abutment Fee)||3.245,37₺||3.505,00₺|
|Veneer Crown (Ceramic)||2.666,67₺||2.880,00₺|
|Laminate Veneer (Ceramic)||7.120,37₺||7.690,00₺|
|Full Ceramic Crown (without Metal Support)||5.935,19₺||6.410,00₺|
“Porcelain or zirconium?” These veneers will differ in both price and performance. Which of these veneers to choose depends on the person and can only be determined after a doctor’s examination.
Dent Ümitköy performs many dentistry applications with expert dentists and state-of-the-art equipment. You can contact us for veneer dental treatments. You can contact us to get detailed information about all our treatment procedures and to make an appointment.