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Dental Veneers Breakdown

To understand dental veneers cost, you should first understand what dental veneers are. Watch this video for a breakdown on the purpose of dental veneers as well their cost.

A good comparison for dental veneers is thinking of them as false fingernails that fit over the front and edge of your teeth.

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They are designed to improve essentially all aspects of the teeth from the color to the size and shape of them. Today they are one of the most commonly used cosmetic dentistry materials across the globe.

Veneers are made from two materials: porcelain and composite resin. Porcelain is glass like substance that make up the most lifelike and durable veneers available. Another way to make them is using composite resin. A lot of the time dentist will make these veneers right next to the dental chair. This allows them to properly shape them to fit the mouth of the patient. A lot of people worry about veneers not looking natural, but the most important factor to making them look natural is the craftmanship of the person making them.

Dental veneers cost can depend on many factors. Veneers that are made in separate labs have an extra cost associated with them because of the charges from the third party involved. Composite resin veneers don’t usually carry these fees because they are made by the actual dentist, chairside.

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