These are very thin porcelain coverings which are bonded to the tooth surface and can straighten crooked or internally stained teeth. They require minimal or no tooth preparation and when glued to their bases can produce a beautiful, natural smile, which is both strong and durable.
Multi disciplinary case, involving advanced periodontal surgery with hard and soft tissue graft to build up gum height and bone to receive an implant. Aesthetic management of root erosion following gum recession by means of porcelain laminate veneers.
Pre-operative view showing gum recession and root erosion and two poor quality crowns on the upper front teeth. (left image)
Post periodontal surgery with two new temporary crowns. Implant is not placed yet, while hard and soft tissue are maturing.(right image)
Porcelain laminate veneers are fitted (upper & lower). New temporary crowns made to match.