Do Veneers Ruin Your Real Teeth?

No, porcelain veneers do not ruin your natural teeth!

In fact, they are designed to fit over your teeth and enhance their naturally beautiful appearance.

This means that having the veneers attached does not ruin or hurt your teeth.

Secondly, porcelain veneers are not made of enamel like the front of your natural teeth.

Do teeth rot under veneers?

Veneers are usually not repairable should they chip or crack. Because enamel has been removed, your tooth may become more sensitive to hot and cold foods and beverages. Teeth with veneers can still experience decay, possibly necessitating full coverage of the tooth with a crown.

How much do veneers cost?

Veneers aren’t often covered by insurance, as they’re considered a cosmetic procedure. According to the Consumer Guide to Dentistry, traditional veneers can cost an average of $925 to $2,500 per tooth and can last 10 to 15 years. No-prep veneers cost around $800 to $2000 per tooth and last between 5 to 7 years.

Are veneers cheaper than crowns?

Most dentists charge a little more for porcelain veneers than crowns. The reason is that veneers are used for mainly cosmetic purposes and there is more artistry involved in that type of treatment. Crowns usually cost more than porcelain veneers.

Are veneers bad for your gums?

Veneers are not a good choice for individuals with unhealthy teeth (for example, those with decay or active gum disease), weakened teeth (as a result of decay, fracture, large dental fillings), or for those who have an inadequate amount of existing enamel on the tooth surface.