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Dangers of Dental Veneers

Posted on 1/25/2021 by OM
Dangers of Dental VeneersDental veneers are a great option when you want to improve the look of your teeth. They are durable as well as easy to maintain. However, dental veneers are not necessarily perfect. They do have certain drawbacks as well. Keep reading to find out some dangers of dental veneers.

If you're = confused about whether dental veneers are good for you or not, get in touch with Dr. Bryan Hill and at Smile More Spokane Family Dentistry for a quick consultation about which dental treatment will be best for you.

They are Not Easy to Remove or Reverse

Since dental veneers are permanently cemented onto your teeth, they can not be easily removed, or the procedure can not be reversed in case you change your mind. More importantly, even if you manage to get the veneer off, the teeth below can never be restored to their original structure ever again.

They are Expensive

Dental veneers are also quite expensive. Moreover, if you choose to get a veneer for multiple teeth, the cost only goes higher. While you can go for less expensive materials, such as composite veneers, these don't tend to be very durable and therefore, you end up spending that much more on replacements.

They Can Make Your Teeth Sensitive

The procedure of getting dental veneers involves shaving the tooth to fit the shape of the veneer. As a result, it leads to loss of enamel, which further exposes the inner layer, dentin. All this leads to increased sensitivity in the teeth, which is not only uncomfortable but also painful.

They Don't Last Forever

Dental veneers don't last forever. Even the best and most durable ones last for about 15 years after which you need to replace them.

While dental veneers have some great benefits, they come with many risks as well. Therefore, before committing to any decision, you should think long and hard about what will be best for you.
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