Composite Veneers

Composite Veneers in Southend-on-Sea & Rayleigh, Essex at JR Medical

Composite Veneers in Southend-on-Sea

What are Veneers?

Veneers encompass thin layers of laminate designed to reshape teeth, imparting a transformative effect on your smile. These laminates are crafted from various materials, with composite resin and porcelain emerging as the most common choices.

It's worth noting that individuals who grind their teeth while sleeping might not be optimal candidates for veneers, as consistent grinding pressure could rapidly weaken these laminates. Employing a bite guard or similar retainer can often resolve this concern.

Veneers are adept at correcting aesthetic anomalies and addressing colour discrepancies, yet they are not suited for fortifying decayed teeth or substituting treatment for gum disease.

Composite Veneers

Composite veneers entail layering resin directly onto teeth, sculpting each layer to achieve the desired tooth length and shape. These layers are then solidified using high-intensity light and polished to emulate a natural tooth-like appearance.

We use the VITA shading system to colour-match your teeth. To get the perfect colour we can use single shade, simplified layering or full layering, depending on the desired outcome. Using this guide we can match multiple elements of the teeth to personalise and provide a more natural-looking smile.

The Pros of Composite Veneers

  • Composite veneers can be meticulously colour-matched to your existing teeth, a feature also valued in dental fillings.
  • Composite veneers can be applied in a single visit and sculpted directly onto teeth on the same day, with no removal of the tooth structure. This expedited process renders composite veneers more cost-effective compared to porcelain veneers.
  • For minor repairs such as addressing small chips, slight discolouration, or minor misalignment, composite veneers prove a favourable option, given their swift application and budget-friendly nature.
  • Any damage to composite veneers can be rectified relatively easily by adding more resin.

With proper care, composite veneers can persist for around 5-7 years, perhaps reaching a maximum of 10 years. Composite veneers are susceptible to staining, necessitating dietary adjustments to avoid substances like coffee, red wine, or tobacco that could discolour the resin.

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Call JR Medical now on 01702 314497

All of our services cover the whole of Southend-on-Sea including Westcliff-on-sea, Leigh-on-Sea, Rochford, Hadleigh, and Benfleet. We also cover a wider area of Essex, including Rayleigh, Basildon, Grays, and Thurrock.