Dental veneers (which is also called porcelain veneers or dental porcelain laminates) are thin shells of special materials covering the front surface of teeth to improve its appearance and provide a natural look and a beautiful smile.
The materials used for dental veneers are usually special composite material or porcelain. The porcelain is however more common all around the world, which tend to last between 10 to 30 years. In case of any damage, decay, cracking, chipping or discoloration, the porcelain veneers might need to replace earlier.
Due to the variety of sizes, shapes, and materials, the patients willing to do veneers need to discuss first with the dentist to find the best choice.