Today, very rapid progress has been made in the materials and clinical applications used in aesthetic dentistry. Accordingly, min. With the loss of substance and extremely protective treatments, extraordinary natural aesthetic teeth could be made.
What does direct composite veneer mean?
It is a form of treatment that perfectly restores the shape and function of the tooth that needs to be repaired, usually performed with composite filling materials in the office environment and in a single session.
Are there any alternative methods of this treatment?
Of course there is. For example, it is possible to make very successful restorations by cementing the leaf-shaped porcelains prepared on the models obtained from the measurements sent to the laboratory, with the preparation (cutting) to be made with a very little loss of material on the anterior surfaces of the teeth. or overlays.
In addition, it is possible to make aesthetic and natural-looking teeth with zirconium crowns on the reduced teeth by making cuts from all faces of the tooth to be restored.
What are the advantages and disadvantages of direct composite veneers?
Let’s start with the advantages;
one-It is done in the practice environment and in a single session
2- Min. Finishing the process by losing material and thus maximizing the dental tissues. to be protective
3-The patient has the chance to see the final state of the tooth with a composite rehearsal.
4-No laboratory cost and therefore cheaper than other methods
5-5-year clinical studies give good results in terms of lifespan
one-Although finishing and polishing is done after the process is finished, laminate prepared in the laboratory cannot be as bright and polished as porcelain veneers.
2-Slight color changes may be observed over time.
3-It requires careful and precise work.
4-It is a time consuming process.
What are the indications for this method?
one- Shape and position disorders in teeth
2-Repair of tooth fractures
3-Closing the gaps left after orthodontic treatment
4-Conversion of canines (canines) to lateral incisors following orthodontic treatment in cases where the second lateral incisors (lateral teeth) are congenitally missing
5-The triangular regions that appear between the teeth in gingival recessions. used for closure.