Dental veneers are laminates or wafer-thin pieces placed over the surface of your front teeth to change your teeth color, size and shape. Your cosmetic dentists crafts your teeth aesthetics with you on your desired smile makeover – be it a Hollywood smile or for a natural-look.

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What types of teeth veneers are available for cosmetic dentistry?

Dental veneers are thin coverings placed over the front surface of the teeth.  These laminates are usually done only for front teeth particularly covering visible areas when your smile.

There are 3 types of dental veneers commonly opted at our bangkok cosmetic dentistry center:

  1. Porcelain veeners
  2. Composite veneers
  3. Ultra-thin veneers

Porcelain veneer

Veneers fabricated in the dental laboratory that provides good strength and aesthetics.

Composite veneers

Tooth-colored resin based veneer may be completed in one visit at chair side

Ultra-thin veneers

Porcleain type veneers that are super-thin with minimal teeth preparation required.


When should I opt for dental veneers?

#1 – benefit 1

For people seeking for a new set of smiles, dental veneers are normally used to improved and enhance the size, change color, shape, size of the teeth. Teeth veneers cover teeth irregularities. It has the appearance of a natural tooth. They are also a more conservative method of changing a tooth appearance as compared to crowns that require more extensive shaping,

#2 – benefit 2

Dental veneers may be an alternative for individuals looking at straightening mild crooked teeth but do not want to undergo the lengthy period few month  orthodontic braces. At BIDH bangkok cosmetic dentistry center, we have a dedicated on-site dedicated dental laboratory that is able to complete your veneers in a matter of day. Teeth veneers can close teeth gaps or align teeth to some extent.

#3 benefit 3

Depending on each person, dental veneers may be used to restore broken or chipped tooth. You may only require veneers for 2 front teeth to close diastema gaps. Many individuals commonly opt for veneers on top teeth or 6 to 8 veneers on the upper and lower arch where your visible smiling area is. Dental veneers cover mishapped and unsightly teeth.


Why should I opt for that specific veneers type and what are the considerations for each dental veneer type?

1. Porcelain veneers

Porcelain veneers are strong and resistant to stains. They are the most popular type of veneers material used for smile makeover in cosmetic dentistry treatment due to its good aesthetic and durability. The strength and resilience of porcelain veneers is can be compared to that of natural teeth.

Unlike composite veneers, porcelain veneers does not chip as easily. Porcelain veneers do however require more more time to craft relative to direct composite veneers. It normally takes about 2 to 3 working days for your porcelain labwork to be delivered back at our bangkok cosmetic dentistry center. e to ensure that you able to care for your dental veneers for its long-term use.

2. Composite veneers

Labial veneers made from composite resin may be direct or indirect. Composite veneers is a good option for people who would like to have an immediate cover up for an chipped or irregular tooth. Your cosmetic dentist can normally have direct composite veneers done and completed within one dental appointment visit. In-direct pre-fabricated composite veneers called hybrid veneers can also be applied to your smiling area for a fast cosmetic dental makeover at our dental cosmetic center.

Composite veneers are normally more a economical than porcelain veneers. However they will need to be maintained and be used with care because composites are not as strong or durable as porcelain material. Composites do also turn yellow in color over time.

3. Ultra-thin veneers

Super-thin veneers is a type of porcelain veneers that is thinly made and patterned close to our actual enamel. Therefore for selective cases, no tooth preparation or minimal teeth preparation is required for ultra-thin veneers.

If your cosmetic dentistry concern is to lighten your teeth to a guaranteed shade or cover stained teeth, ultra-thin veneers from IPS Empress or Lumineers may be possible option for you. You can choose the color shade of your veneers. Like porcelain veneers, ultra-thin veneer are stain resistant.

Super-thin laminates need to be constructred with intricacy at the dental labs  to ensure results are aesthetically glamorous for you. Therefore there will be a wait time of 2 to 3 working days or more to have your ultra-thin veneers crafted.

You will need healthy teeth and gums to qualify for veneers. Gum disease, oral infections, tooth decay or other oral conditions will need to first treated before successfully restoring or ehancing teeth with veneers.

Dental veneers has evolve enabling stronger porcelain materials today. However, if you frequently grind or clench your teeth hard, veneers can break. If you bruxism condition, you may like to re-consider or will need to wear a mouth guard with discipline to ensure that you able to care for your dental veneers for its long-term use.


How does porcelain veneers process work?

Getting a procelain veneer usually require around 3 appointment visits. During your first consultation visit, your cosmetic dentist assess that you are suited for dental veneers. Your dentist may discuss with you on current dental status and the whole veneers process. Upon confirming your treatment plan for teeth veneers, a wax up or digital smile design simulation may be done. This provides you with a mock up of your expected post veneer treatment results.

Next, after diagnoses and verifying on the look of your smile makeover, your cosmetic dentist performs your acutal teeth transformation. Teeth preparation is done where your cosmetic dentist reshapes your teeth surface in accordance with the needed millimeter layering to the thinness of your veneer. All the measurements, moulding or scan is taken. The teeth impression is sent then out to our on-site dental laboratory for fabrication. Composite resin veneers is temporarily placed over your teeth whilst waiting for your porcelain veneers. This appointment can taken a hour or more. Your top cosmetic dentists normally meticulous in detail and thorough requiring time from you for your smile makeover.

Once your porcelain veneer are ready, your temporary veneer are removed. Your cosmetic dentist places the porcelain veneer over your front teeth with a trial fit. You are able to view the actual total look of your dental makeover smile. During this point in time, please do bring up any small minute detail changes or request on your veneers to your cosmetic dentist for adjustments before permanent bonding. If everything is as expected, it is then cemented in place.

A re-check visit after using your dental veneers for a few days is normally recommended to ensure that everything is well and thorough in fit, bite and design for your porcelain veneer. Please do follow care instructions given by your cosmetic dentist for the long-term use and success of your new smile makeover.

How does composite veneers procedure go?

For composite veneers, treatment planning and consultation with a mock up is done following simliar process to porcelain veneers.

If composite veneers is suitable for you, your dentist may start your actual dental makeover during the same consultation visit. Teeth preparation is done to re-shape teeth surface to receive the composite veneers. The composite veneer with a agreed color shade with you is applied . It is harden using a curing light. Your cosmetic dentist finally polishes, trims and adjusts your composite veneer. Depending on the number of teeth required for composite bonding and case complexity, the veneer installation visit may last for an hour or more.

An adjustment and re-check visit is normally recommend after a few days. You should make bi-annual visit to polish and check on your composite veneers. Special care is required to avoid biting down direct over composite veneers as they may chip. For this reason, porcelain veneers are normally a more popular veneer material if opting for veneers over a full arch or over multiple teeth.


Dental veneers are commonly done for celebrity smiles or natural-look aesthetic improvements. There are several types of dental veneers types that include porcelain veneers, composite veneers and ultra-thin veneer. Each veneer type has its advantages and limitations. One of the main advantage for teeth veneers is that you are able to repair or cover irregularities over front teeth changing your natural tooth shape, size and color.

Porcelain veneers is an ideal choice of dental veneers for its strength and resilence. Its procedure normally takes about 3 visits and will require dental labwork.

On the other hand, composite veneers treatments may possibly be completed within one visit. It does however has its limitations on strength and will need proper care and maintenance.

Every individual has their own unique concerns and needs. The number of veneers opted or veneers type differs with each person. Factors of you should always consider for cosmetic dentistry include treatment by a qualified cosmetic specialists, using premium veneers materials and skilled lab technicians. All of which makes the difference on long-term success and aesthetic results.

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