Dental veneers in Sydney can improve the appearance of your stained and discoloured tooth. It can also change the shape of your crooked tooth, fix your chipped tooth, correct you misaligned teeth and even closing the small gap in between your teeth.
The best type of veneers is the porcelain veneers. Although it is more expensive than composite veneers, it is durable and can last longer that other veneer material. Since it is made out of porcelain, it is not prone to stain or discolouration.
So how long do veneers last on your teeth? Dental veneers can last from 10 to 15 years. With proper dental care and treatment it can extend its lifespan up to 20 years.
Here are some signs on how often do veneers need replacing. If you are experiencing any of these signals you might want to visit your dentist to have them replace.
Chipped or Cracked Veneers – Although porcelain veneers are durable, if not used properly and if there is too much pressure then it can break. If you are wearing veneers, you have to stay away from eating hard foods or using your teeth as a tool to open an object.
Your Natural Tooth Underneath is Decayed – Regardless of how strong the veneers are if the tooth where it is attached to is decaying, the veneers will separate from the tooth underneath. If that happens, you need to consult the decayed tooth as it will further damage your natural teeth.
Incorrect Size and Shade – During the examination, the dentist will let you pick the shape and the shade of the veneers and will do mock up as well. However, during the cementation of the veneers if the shade, shape and the bite is not properly aligned then you need to have them redone.
Not Properly Installed Veneers – If teeth veneers are not properly installed to your teeth, although it might look good, it can fall off. You have to make sure that your dentist is experience in cosmetic dentistry to avoid these mistakes.