Understanding the Process of Getting Veneers

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Veneers are an affordable option for improving your smile. These thin porcelain shells are crafted to brighten and align your teeth. Your dentist will expertly perform this procedure, covering stains, chips, or gaps and creating the illusion of longer teeth. They offer various customized procedures tailored to your preferences, ensuring you find the best match for your needs.

How Are Veneers Done? Find out this and other crucial information in this article.

How Are Veneers Done?

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To get veneers, dentists follow these steps:

  • First, your dentist takes X-rays to check for decay and assesses how much your teeth need adjusting for the veneers.
  • Next, they use tools like ultrasonic scalers to remove plaque, ensuring the veneers fit snugly without gaps.
  • Then, your dentist matches the veneer to your natural teeth and bonds it with special cement, treating each tooth individually if necessary.
  • Finally, a light beam hardens the cement on each tooth, which typically takes 30 seconds to five minutes, depending on the number of teeth being treated.

How are composite veneers done?

Composite veneer procedures involve directly placing composite veneers onto your teeth. We begin by cleaning and lightly roughening up their surface.

After applying a bonding agent and shaping indirect composite veneer material onto your teeth, we use special lights to harden and harden it – finally polishing for a natural-looking veneer look.

What are the different types of veneers?

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There are various types, including:

  • porcelain veneers

Porcelain veneers in Turkey are crafted from top-quality porcelain, offering a natural look and remarkable durability. 

These veneers are custom-made by taking an impression of your teeth and shaping porcelain to fit over them. Once placed, you’ll enjoy a stunning new smile with perfectly shaped teeth!

  • Composite resin veneers

Composite resin veneers consist of tooth-colored composite material and can be applied to both front and back teeth. They’re more affordable than porcelain veneers but have a shorter lifespan and may not appear as natural. 

Composite resin is also more flexible than porcelain, allowing it to adapt better to irregularly shaped teeth.

  • No-prep veneers

No-prep veneers, made from a special tooth-colored composite, are bonded directly to teeth, needing no impressions or prep. 

They offer a natural look and comfortable feel. Perfect for quick smile enhancements, this process entails taking tooth pictures and sending them to a lab to create a custom mold for your tooth.

  • Traditional veneers

Traditional veneers require an impression of your teeth and some preparation, involving removing a small amount of enamel. 

Made from porcelain, they are durable but may cause discomfort due to rough edges and sensitivity to hot/cold foods/drinks.

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How do you know which type of veneer is best for you?

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Selecting the right dentist is crucial. Consider these factors to choose the best veneers for you:

  • cost

When choosing veneers, cost is key. Factors like the type of material and the amount of preparation needed influence the price. Opting for pricier options may be worthwhile if they offer better longevity or aesthetics.

Related: Turkey Veneers Cost

  • Length of time of the installation process:

Consider installation time when selecting veneer types. While some are quicker and easier than others to set up, others could take days or weeks before being fully usable.

  • Appearance

Veneers depend on the shape and color of your natural teeth for optimal appearance. If your teeth are crooked, two sets of veneers might be necessary to correct both sides. There are various color and shape options for both porcelain and composite veneers available today.

  • Longevity

Longevity depends on both material choice and post-procedure care, with porcelain typically outliving composite in terms of its strength and durability. While composite may need replacement every five years with proper care, porcelain could last decades with proper patient attention.

  • Your dentist’s recommendations

Consult your dentist to determine the best type for your needs and receive recommendations for a reputable lab. Dentists possess the expertise to assess your teeth, gums, and oral health, ensuring the best choice. Don’t hesitate to inquire about your candidacy for porcelain veneers.

  • Your lifestyle

Consider plastic veneers if your job involves heavy physical labor. They are less prone to chipping or breaking. Plastic is also more hygienic than other materials, as it doesn’t absorb stains like composite resin or porcelain, except for white composite resin.

Read Also: Veneers Vs. Crowns: Is There A Difference?

How much do veneers cost?

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Veneer costs vary based on your dentist and the number of teeth needing treatment. On average, a single tooth ranges from $925 to $2,500. Cost may also be affected by the number of visits required.

Other factors influencing price include:

  • Age: Older patients may require more extensive treatment, increasing costs by up to 40%.
  • Location: Treatment costs can vary depending on your location. Access to dentists in rural areas may affect appointment availability and increase costs.

Read Also: Full Set of Veneers Cost Turkey

How to prepare for your appointment for veneers

Before getting veneers, consult your dentist to discuss treatment options and the number needed. If your teeth are crooked, braces may be required first.

Your dentist will take X-rays and check for decay, gum disease, or the need for root canal treatment. If issues are found, veneers may not be advised.

At the next appointment, your dentist will grind enamel, take impressions, and create a mold of your teeth for precise veneer placement in the lab.

Read Also: Are Veneers Permanent?

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How to take care of your veneers after they’re placed

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Your dentist will give you care instructions. Here’s what to remember:

  • Brush twice daily for two minutes with fluoride toothpaste and floss at least once daily to prevent food from damaging your veneers.
  • Avoid smoking or chewing tobacco: 
  • Avoid chewing on hard objects.
  • Don’t use your teeth to open the packaging.
  • Consider a retainer
  • Wear a mouthguard during sports.

Read Also: Dental Lumineers vs. Veneers

What are the benefits of dental veneers?

Here are the benefits of dental veneers:

  • Fill gaps between teeth, enhancing your smile’s appearance.
  • Make teeth appear larger using various colors and designs.
  • Change the color of discolored or stained teeth, making them whiter and brighter.
  • Cover flaws and protect damaged teeth from further decay.
  • Reshape teeth, improving chewing ability and facial balance when combined with other cosmetic procedures.


Veneers are a simple and effective way to enhance your smile and tooth appearance. With proper oral hygiene and regular dental checkups, a Hollywood smile in Turkey can last for years.

Though finding a dentist offering these services may require effort, once you do, reach out for a consultation to discuss veneers for your case.

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This article was Medically reviewed by DT. Emrah Yesilyurt

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