Dental A to Z
A layer of tooth-coloured material, which is attached to and covers the surface of a tooth. They are usually made of porcelain or composite resin.
Composite resin veneers can be built up directly on the tooth, while porcelain veneers are made in the laboratory and are later glued (bonded) on to the tooth.
A very small amount of enamel is removed from the tooth surface. This is usually completely pain free Subsequently, the veneer will be glued to the tooth.