Permanent Veneers and Common Questions About Them

There are a lot of processes available in the field of cosmetic dentistry. However, one procedure stands above all. “Veneers” are one of the most teeth restoration processes available today. This procedure can restore the look of damaged, discolored, or disfigured teeth to a completely natural look. Once you get veneers, a normal person can not tell the difference between your teeth and veneers. Two types of veneers available in dentistry are removable and permanent. Here we will be talking about permanent veneers.

You can get veneers for one tooth, a few, or all your teeth. The decision is up to you and what you need. However, it can not get veneers on demand and will need a dental recommendation. Visiting a dental clinic for a quick diagnosis will save you from unnecessary risks. Your dentist will know which of your teeth qualify to get veneers and which do not. Additionally, if you just want to get veneers for cosmetic purposes, you still should get an expert’s opinion first.

Popular Questions About Permanent Veneers

Are Veneers Permanent?

It’s your choice. You can choose to get removable and permanent veneers. You can choose to get removable veneers, but then you risk them detaching at a bad moment or losing them. Permanent veneers are better because they can last a long time, and you can treat them like normal teeth.

Are Veneers Noticeable?

No, not at all. Only a professional can spot whether you have veneers or natural teeth. Your veneers can give you a great look that is better than the look of your original teeth. Unless you choose a different material like gold or cosmetic diamonds, your veneers look like natural teeth.

Do Veneers Hurt?

The process of getting veneers or veneers themselves does not hurt. It is a common misconception that veneers hurt. The dentist will shave your teeth to look like thin spikes, but that is done under the influence of local anesthesia or sedation. The patient would feel anything during the process. However, you will feel increased tooth sensitivity for about 24 hours.

Can Everyone Get Veneers?

Yes, anyone can get veneers. However, not without a dentist’s recommendation. Unless you have a medical diagnosis, you are not qualified to get veneers. It does not matter whether you need veneers for medical or cosmetic purposes. You need a dental recommendation.

How Many Visits Will I need?

The maximum dental appointments will be up to 3 or 4 times. These appointments are only for the diagnosis, measurements, teeth shaving, application, and follow-up checkup. These steps take up to three appointments but may take four if the locations for diagnosis and implementation are separate.


Permanent veneers are a great way to give your smile a perfect look. Many people choose them just to improve the look of their teeth, while others get veneers to replace damaged teeth. However, it is both a cosmetic and medical procedure. Therefore, if you want to get veneers, please contact Sima Family Dental at (901) 295-3729 for expert consultation.

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