Much of modern dentistry is being focused on dental aesthetics, seeking to improve the appearance of each smile, the personal appearance and quality of life of patients.

One of the most common treatments during a breast procedure smile design is the use of dental veneers , porcelain or resin (composite) sheets that, when fused with the front face of the teeth, change their color, shape and position. These veneers are used especially when it is necessary to hide defects and alterations in the teeth such as fractures, stains, discolorations, spaces, fissures, etc. Their durability and resistance depend on the material of the veneers and the different habits of the patient.

Dental veneers are an option that requires more investment but in a short time you can have a completely new smile. Next, we explain the two types of existing dental veneers, which basically depend on the manufacturing material:


Composite or resin is a material, with strong adhesion, easy to mold and with a natural appearance, ideal for cases of small alterations in the shape and color of the teeth, without requiring a tooth enamel carving for its application.

These dental veneers have a shorter duration than porcelain veneers, between 2 and 5 years depending on the habits and care of each patient, but one of their advantages is the speed of installation, since it consists of applying thin layers on the tooth that will later be filed to align with the rest of the tooth structure, compromising the artistic ability of the dentist, but allowing them to be removed at the time the patient wishes or requires due to discoloration.


Porcelain veneers are the most common option for those who want a drastic change in their smile. Although there are different types of porcelain veneers on the market, their application and use is very similar; Unlike composite veneers, porcelain veneers require a previous tooth carving to compensate for the thickness of the lamina without generating a disproportion in the tooth structure.

The manufacturing time of this type of veneers is a little longer, since it requires taking measurements of the tooth after it has been carved, creating molds and manufacturing the veneer in a dental laboratory, so that, once approved, are fixed on the patient’s teeth.

The approximate duration of this type of veneer is up to 15 years, without losing its color, hardness or stability.

Dental veneers are placed after a simple and painless procedure without causing discomfort to patients, visit us at 14-85 Dental Spa and let us attend to your needs and advise you so that you have the smile of your dreams.

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