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Composite resins or composites are synthetic materials mixed heterogeneously to form a compound that in dentistry is used to repair teeth damaged by caries or trauma, mainly, but also for purely aesthetic treatments.

Dental resin is one of the materials that makes it possible to make aesthetic restorations to correct these dental defects. By placing a tooth-colored resin, we can repair it and show a natural smile again.


Advantages of Composite Veneers

  • By having the same color as the tooth, dental aesthetics are respected and the natural appearance is maintained.
  • It adheres perfectly to the tooth surface.
  • They can be placed on both front teeth and molars.
  • They avoid metals in the teeth, such as mercury.
  • It is easy and practical to use.
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When is dental resin used?

The resin can be used in the following situations:

  • To fill cavities caused by cavities, replacing old metal amalgams.
  • To improve the color of discolored teeth.
  • Correct cracks in the tooth.
  • Modify the shape or size of the tooth.

What does the placement of a dental resin consist of?

Composite or dental resin restorations are simple treatments that greatly improve the aesthetics of the smile.

First, if necessary, the surface of the tooth will have to be carved to adhere the resin. Subsequently, the composite is applied directly on the piece and molded. Once in place, the resin is cured with ultraviolet light and finally filed and polished to improve its appearance.

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What are composite veneers?


If what you have always sought to improve the appearance of your smile, dental veneers may be a great option for you.

They are like thin shells that are put one by one on the front of the tooth, the idea is to improve the appearance and boy do they succeed. This is one of many ways to alter the shape of your teeth.
There are two main types of dental veneers, porcelain veneers and composite veneers, porcelain veneers are made to measure for the tooth in a laboratory, and composite veneers are handmade by the dentist directly on each tooth, they are made of resin.

Both types of dental veneers have advantages and disadvantages, therefore it is important to know which child, what problem they solve and what to expect from each one, as well as to prepare your budget.


Who can get veneers?


Dental veneers came to help us, cover imperfections and provide a perfect smile, in a matter of hours or days depending on the type you choose.
What do we mean when we talk about dental imperfections? Teeth crooked, misshapen, chipped, stained, uneven in color, or worn by bruxism.
The veneers cover the front of the teeth, they resemble crowns, but they are different, the crowns are thicker and cover the entire tooth, like a hood, they also require much more wear on the tooth and it is possible that some root canal is also necessary, none of this happens with veneers, veneers are a much less aggressive procedure.

If you enjoy good oral health and good condition of your teeth in general, let me congratulate you, you are the ideal patient for veneers in Colombia, why in Colombia? Because they are of excellent quality and much cheaper, you would also know Medellín an incredible city, full of history and places to discover. But let’s get back to the topic, if what you want is to improve the appearance of your smile, this is your treatment.

Crowns are usually reserved for cases where the tooth has suffered serious damage and practically replacing the tooth is the only option.


Types of veneers


Usually dentists put you to choose between 2 types of dental veneers, Composite veneers or Porcelain Veneers, but what are they? And what should I base my decision on?

Composite veneers


They are cast in resin and are made directly on each tooth, one by one, each tooth is made independently and is not glued to the next tooth, it is important to make this clear, in other words, the dental layer should pass perfectly and no problem between tooth and tooth.

It should not take a long time for a dentist to do the composite veneers, usually it is a treatment of 3 to 6 hours, they are the economic version of the veneers, but do not misinterpret this, it does not mean that because they are cheap they are of poor quality, On the contrary, they are of excellent quality and achieve what they promise, but the porcelain veneers are cheaper than their sisters, the reason? Because the dentist does them directly, without the need for more people or a dental laboratory with expensive equipment.

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Porcelain veneers


Porcelain veneers are made by a laboratory, with the measurements that the dentist sends, porcelain is a harder material than resin, that is why they last longer, porcelains can arrive in perfect condition up to 20 years, while resin They can be between 5 and 7 and the duration depends a lot on the care and maintenance you give them.


Composite veneers vs. porcelain veneers


There are several points for and against in these treatments, the patient must be careful before making a decision, put everything on a scale and see the whole picture.


Pros: Composite veneers


• It is a cheaper treatment compared to porcelains
• It takes less time, it can be done in a single visit to the dentist.
• Solves the same problems as a porcelain veneer.
• If at any time you want to remove the veneers composites and return to your natural teeth, you can do it without any problem.


Cons: Composite veneers


• Although resin is a hard material, it is weaker than porcelain, so it is likely to break or split at some point.
• They can get stained if you don’t take good care of them.


Pros: Porcelain veneers


• They have a longer duration, due to the toughness of their material.
• They are made to order.
• Its appearance is more natural
• They do not stain


Cons: Porcelain veneers


• It is the most expensive type of veneers since it requires a laboratory to manufacture them.
• The process is longer and requires a longer wait.
• Not common, but porcelain can fall off, requiring re-gluing.