What is the difference between composite and porcelain laminate veneers?

Veneers are generally applied to patients with cracked, broken or discolored teeth. In both treatments, the restoration is designed to fit over the teeth and adhere to the enamel surface.

Porcelain reflects light in a similar way to natural tooth enamel compared to composite material. In addition, porcelain restorations do not change color over the years.

Composite veneers, on the other hand, are subject to discoloration over the years due to their resin structure. The biggest advantages compared to porcelain veneers are that less material is removed from the tooth enamel, the treatment can be completed on the same day and the cost is lower compared to porcelain veneers.

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