Review Article
Volume 19 Issue 2 - 2020
Types of Veneers in Dental World
Salah A Yousief1*, Eman Ali Alzahrani2, Sumaya Saleh Aljebali2, Tahani Salem AlRashdi2, Razan Sulaiman Almirabi2, Zeyad Nabeel Yar3, Afnan Hashim Niaz3, Medrar Hamzah Alsisi4, Saleh Mohammed Alegayel5, Zahra Hussain AlObaidan5, Abdulaziz Abdulmohsen Alahmad6 and Mohammed Atef Al Attar7
1Al Farabi Dental College, Saudi Arabia
2Ministry of Health, Saudi Arabia
3Alhada Armed Forces Hospital, Saudi Arabia
4Ibn Sina National College, Saudi Arabia
5King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
6National Guard Hospital, Saudi Arabia
7Batterjee Medical College, Saudi Arabia
*Corresponding Author: Salah A Yousief, Al Farabi Dental College, Saudi Arabia.
Received: January 04, 2020; Published: January 22, 2020


Introduction: Aesthetics is the most important factor in the restoration of anterior teeth. It is often difficult to achieve proper aesthetics in a largely carious lesion, pulp involvement, severely fractured and eroded teeth, in hypoplastic defects, as well as stained teeth. But with the development and advancement of veneers, it is maintaining aesthetic and restoring form and function of teeth has become easier. The type, material, and technique of veneer depend on the tooth structure available for restoration and the deformity/anomaly associated with tooth. Due to its superior esthetic, mechanical and biocompatible properties, a porcelain veneer is the most reliable, durable, and recommended restorative material for anterior teeth. Although adhesive restorative material is not as superior as porcelain veneer but is advancing with every passing year, which makes composite veneer another treatment modality in many cases. 

Aim of the Study: Aim of the review is to understand the different types of veneers used in dentistry.

Methodology: The review is the comprehensive research of PUBMED since the year 1991 to 2018.

Conclusion: In the past 25 years of restorative dentistry, a veneer is the most revolutionary one to develop. The fact that porcelain can bond to composite and then onto the tooth surface has changed the view of any clinician. Not only the mechanical properties but the esthetic properties are imparting an attractive appearance increase the self-confidence. From a full-coverage porcelain veneer and palatal veneer to ultrathin veneer (Thineers) and composite veneers, veneers give a wide variety of treatment options in patients suffering from different conditions. The successful result of the veneer depends on the case, understanding of the physicians for the procedure involved, laboratory techniques, veneer fabrication, and conservative tooth preparation. Therefore, it is the selection criteria to use veneer must be reviewed carefully before the beginning of the procedure for the long-term success rate.

Keywords: Porcelain Veneer; Partial/Palatal Veneer; Ultrathin Veneer; Composite Veneer


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Citation: Salah A Yousief., et al. “Types of Veneers in Dental World”. EC Dental Science 19.2 (2020): 01-07.

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