Dental veneers are thin, custom-made shells that cover the front surface of teeth, changing their color, shape, size, or length. Veneers are used to correct teeth that are discolored, worn down, chipped, misaligned, or uneven. Veneers can also be used to fix gaps in between teeth. Veneers typically last between 5 and 10 years. Read more: Dental Veneers Article
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