Composite Veneers VS Porcelain Veneers

The availability, affordability, and effectiveness of composite veneers and porcelain veneers make them a highly sought-after treatment. Not sure which option would be best for you? Learn how to choose between them.

Which Option is Best for You?

Patients often ask this question and the only way to know which treatment will be best for your smile is to schedule a consultation with your dentists. Not sure which option would be best for you? Learn how to choose between them.

Composite veneers (dental bonding) are a great option and a good transition to porcelain veneers someday. While porcelain veneers might seem like the perfect fit for anyone that wants to improve their smiles, it isn’t always right for everyone. Composite veneers can quickly and painlessly repair imperfections of your teeth, instantly delivering your perfect smile. Some patients are hesitant to permanently alter the structure of their teeth, so they opt for composite veneers as a conservative alternative.

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Should I Choose Porcelain Veneers or Composite Veneers?

When choosing between porcelain veneers and composite veneers we always give patients as much information as we can so they can make an informed decision that is right for their oral goals and budget.

Porcelain veneers are usually cost much more than composite veneers. Finding the right solution for a patient’s needs and budget can be difficult but not impossible. Composite veneers are a more cost-effective treatment when compared to porcelain veneers. Should you have budget constraints but still want to achieve a more aesthetically looking smile.

Application process:
Porcelain veneers require multiple dental visits, try in’s and temps, there’s plenty of planning for treatment, and are manufactured at our onsite laboratory. Composite veneers can be completed in a single visit. Your dentist will match an exact shade of resin and mold and contour the resin before curing it on the tooth to complete the treatment within a single visit.

Both porcelain veneers and composite veneers are made to blend in with the colour of your surrounding teeth. Veneers can change your teeth’s shape appearance, and look completely. While composite veneers can fix dental issues like decayed, chipped, fractured teeth and keep your most natural smile.

Porcelain veneers are made for permanence, lasting 10 to 25 years. While they are not invincible, porcelain is more durable. Keeping regular checks can help prolong its life span. Composite veneers are still a strong material that can last you up to 2 -4 years. Keeping regular dental visits can help prolong its life.

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