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Veneers & Fillers

What is a Veneer?

It is a thin layer of porcelain which fits over the front facing surface of the tooth, much like a false fingernail sits over a natural nail.

Why would I need a Veneer?

A veneer can be used to repair a cracked or damaged tooth to make it look full again, or to fill in natural gaps between teeth. They can also be used to improve the shape, position and colour of your natural teeth.

What is the advantage of a veneer?

Because they are very thin, very little preparation is needed of your natural tooth and so veneers are a minimally invasive option. Also, because they are so thin, they can look more natural than other treatment options.

How does my dentist make me a veneer?

Your dentist will remove a very small amount of the top layer of your tooth surface (enamel), just enough to hold the very thin porcelain veneer, so that the tooth size remains the same. Once ‘prepped’, the dentist will take an impression of your teeth and match a shade for your veneer. The impression and colour information etc. are sent to a lab technician who will make your porcelain veneer. This process takes around two weeks, when you will return to your dentist to have your veneer fitted in place using a strong bonding adhesive.

How long does a veneer last?

Veneers can last for many years if taken care of correctly. They can, however, chip or break just as your natural enamel can. Upon fitting, your dentist will discuss with you how to best care for your veneer and precautionary steps to help prolong its lifespan.

How much does a veneer cost?

Depending on the circumstances, some veneers are available on the NHS if there is a clinical need to maintain your oral health. This falls under a Band 3 treatment charge of £244.30. However, if your veneer is to improve your smile aesthetically, and there is no clinical need, then the veneer will be carried out Privately. These are priced from £475.



Sale Practice

1 Hope Road,
M33 3AB

Tel: 0161 962 7465
Fax: 0161 905 2920
Opening Hours:
Mon - 8am-8pm
Tues - 8am-8pm
Wed - 8am-8pm
Thurs - 8am-8pm
Fri - 8am-4pm

Timperley Practice

53C Mainwood Rd,
WA15 7JW

Tel: 0161 980 6745
Fax: 0161 903 9029
Opening Hours:
Mon - 8am-8pm
Tues - 8am-5pm
Wed - 8am-8pm
Thurs - 8am-8pm
Fri - 8am-4pm

Brooklands Practice

203 Marsland Road
M33 3ND

Tel: 0161 962 0066
Opening Hours:
Mon - 8am-5.30pm
Tues - 8am-6pm
Wed - 8am-5.30pm
Thurs - 8am-3pm
Fri - 8am-3pm