These custom shells, made of porcelain cover the front sides of the teeth to change their color and/or shape. Veneers can improve teeth that:
Dentists often suggest veneers for some of the same problems that bonding addresses. Yet, the process for inserting veneers is not reversible like dental bonding, which can be removed.
Veneers are less expensive than crowns. And they last longer and have better color stability than bonding.
Before inserting veneers, the dentist first takes an impression of your tooth, then buffs the tooth before cementing the veneer in place. A beam of light helps harden the cement which secures the veneer to your tooth.
Porcelain veneers are made in a laboratory. So you would need a second visit to the dentist to have them inserted.