Porcelain veneers are fabricated of durable material that maintains stain-resistant properties. But over time, veneers can become worn out, damaged, or no longer structurally sound. When you care for your veneers in the best possible way, these cosmetic restorations can last for up to ten years. However, they may need to be replaced more frequently if you clench or grind your teeth, develop decay on the tooth structure beneath the veneers, or have other oral health concerns.
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Signs your porcelain veneers need to be replaced
Recognizing the signs that your veneers need replacing can help ensure you don’t go a day without your smile looking its best. Some of the most noticeable indications for replacing porcelain veneers include:
. Chips, cracks, or other types of damage to the veneers
. Decay or damage to the underlying tooth structure
. Lifting of the veneer from the tooth surface
. Staining or discoloration of the dental veneers
. Gum recession that exposes the underlying root structure
. The loss of luster or light-reflecting properties of the porcelain material
How caring for veneers can help them last
Taking proper care of your porcelain veneers can help them last for as long as possible. The following tips can allow you to maintain your veneers and keep your smile looking its best: