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Dental Veneers

Dental Veneers Hearts Dental

Dental veneers are used to correct just about any cosmetic dental problem you can think of. Common problems such as chipped or broken teeth, gappy teeth, crooked teeth, worn down teeth or discolored teeth can all be dramatically improved through the use of veneers.

Dental veneers can be applied directly onto the teeth or indirectly through the use of a dental lab. A direct veneer is made out of aesthetic dental resin composite (“plastic”) and is a conservative and economic option for many. An indirect veneer made out of porcelain offers supreme aesthetics and strength.

Here is a comparison between the two:

Materials Resin Composite Porcelain
Visits Required Single Visit Two Visits
Longevity 3-5 years 8-10 years
Appearance Natural white slightly matt finish Glamorously white shiny finish
Wear & Tear Gradual wear down and discoloration Resistant to wear and no discoloration
Maintenance Requires yearly polish Minimal maintenance
Cost $300+ per tooth $1500+ per tooth

Veneers, Onlays, Crowns, bridges and implants are often used in combination for full mouth rehabilitation.

At Hearts dental, our dentists all attend extensive theoretical and hands-on courses to update our skills and knowledge, so we can offer the best solution whilst doing the least harm to your teeth.

Our indirect restorations are only made by highly qualified dental labs in Melbourne. If you would like more information or an assessment whether this is the treatment for you, please contact us and make the first steps towards transforming your smile and boost your confidence.

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