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When considering the cost of dental veneers, it’s important to consider a variety of factors. For instance, the type of veneers choosen can play a role in how much they will cost. Ballarat dentist Dr Karishma Wijeyesinghe explains what impacts veneer costs and provides insight into different types of veneers available and how insurance may be able to help cover costs. With the right information, people seeking veneers can make an informed decision about the best option for theirbudget and oral health needs.
Veneers are thin shells of tooth-colored material that are bonded to the front surface of teeth. They can be made from porcelain or composite resin. When a tooth is chipped, cracked, discolored or misshapen, veneers are an option for correction.
The total cost of veneers will include the materials, diagnosis and planning and the dentist's time. The dentist will be able to provide a quote that includes the cost of veneer materials, laboratory fees and their own hourly rate. They will also have to consider whether they will need to use other dental procedures to prepare the teeth for veneers.
Veneers can be made of either porcelain or composite resin material. Some dentists will have their own preferences. Porcelain is a more durable material with greater aesthetic properties that can be used to match the tooth color and has greater longevity than composite. Composite resin is more affordable, but may not last as long and may require more frequent re-treatment.
People looking for veneers must consider the experience of the dentist. Some have extensive experience with veneers, while others may be newer to the field. It is important for patients to understand what factors influence the cost of veneers in order to make an informed decision about their dentist.
Ballarat Dentist Dr Karishma Wijeyesinghe has developed a practice that is highly equipped and designed with a specific focus in cosmetic dentistry and she has extensive experience working with patients who need veneers. Dr Karishma recommends "Each patient's individual needs will play a role in determining their veneer costs and that there are many other factors that can impact the total price tag such as the type of material used and how many teeth require treatment in order to a long lasting and truly aesthetic result."
Having a beautiful smile is something that many people strive for. Unfortunately, many people are overwhelmed by the costs associated with cosmetic dentistry before contacting a dentist. People who are considering veneers may have questions about what factors could impact the overall price of the procedure. Dr Karishma Wijeyesinghe specializes in cosmetic dentistry and welcomes any questions via her website smilecreative.com.au
The article Ballarat Dentist Explains What Impacts Veneers Costs was originally published on The Australian.
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Smile Creative is a dental practice in Ballarat with a special focus on cosmetic dentistry owned by dentist Dr Karishma Wijeyesinghe.
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