Dental veneers are thin, tooth-colored shells that are attached to the front surface of teeth to improve their appearance. They’re often made from porcelain or resin-composite materials and are permanently bonded to your teeth.
Some people may only get one veneer in the case of a broken or chipped tooth, but many get between six to eight veneers in order to create an even, symmetrical smile. The top front eight teeth are the most commonly applied veneers.
Dentist examining woman's teeth Veneers are meant to correct a number of cosmetic flaws in your smile, including Teeth that are permanently stained and won’t respond to whitening Chipped and broken teeth. Teeth that are slightly rotated or crooked Misshaped teeth, or teeth that are noticeably smaller than the others Teeth with irregular spacing or wide gaps between them.