No Prep Dental Veneers vs Porcelain Veneers

No Prep Dental Veneers vs Porcelain Veneers

No Prep Dental Veneers vs Porcelain Veneers

Like porcelain veneers, no prep veneers work in a similar fashion in so far as the veneers are placed over your natural teeth.

Unlike porcelain veneers, no prep veneers are ultra-thin and do not require preparation for the tooth coloured shells to be bonded to your teeth.

The big difference between porcelain veneers and no prep veneers is that there is no need to shave the tooth enamel down for the veneer to fit.

Who Are No Prep Dental Veneers For?

Who Are No Prep Dental Veneers For?

Who Are No Prep Dental Veneers For?
  • Those who want to conservatively correct their smiles
  • Patients seeking improvements in smile symmetry and alignment
  • Those who want to conceal crooked, uneven, gapped or chipped teeth

Benefits of No Prep Dental Veneers

Conceal Crooked, Uneven, Gapped Or Chipped Teeth

Require Fewer Visits To The Dentist Before Applying The Veneer

Deliver A Natural Looking Smile

Preserve The Structure Of Your Tooth

Allow The Natural Colour Of The Tooth To Remain Visible, While Correcting Undesired Imperfections

Check Out Our No Prep Veneers Before And After Pictures In Our Smile Gallery

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No Tooth Preparation Required

How Does No Prep Veneers Work?

  • Your Initial Consultation
  • Maintenance
  • Process
Your Initial Consultation
Your Initial Consultation

Your Initial Consultation

At your initial consultation your cosmetic dentist will discuss all the options you have to achieve a beautiful smile.

A fully costed treatment plan will be provided - or several plans if there is more than one option.

Photographs will be taken so the digital smile design process can begin so you can get to see how your smile can look before any treatment is started.

Often moulds or scans of your teeth will be taken so a protype of your veneers can be fabricated.

Maintenance
Maintenance

Maintenance

No prep veneers are maintained just like your own teeth. 

At home regular brushing and flossing is essential.

Frequent visits to your hygienist and dentist are also very important.

The better you care for your veneers the longer they will last.

Process
Process

Process

After your cosmetic dentist decides you are suitable for non prep veneers the planning and design begins!

A Digital Smile Design is created after discussions between you and the dentist on how you'd like your smile to be.

Once the Digital Smile Design is approved then a 3D prototype of your veneers are made. These will be tried in so you can see what your veneers could look like.

Once you are happy with the design then a scan is taken of your teeth and is sent to the lab to have your veneers made. A couple of weeks later you will return to have the Veneers bonded.

No drilling or injections required.

What Our Patients Say

I won't be putting my hand up over my mouth when I'm smiling! I'll just smile!

Everybody tells me they look so natural! (Veneers)

Margaret Kett
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What Our Patients Say

I can't stop smiling! I can't stop taking pictures!

I feel absolutely amazing. You can keep your natural teeth and get this amazing look (dental bonding). It's such a confidence boost!

Lee O'Reilly
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What Our Patients Say

It gave me super confidence. I just couldn't believe the difference when I got it done!

I've had veneers done. It's the best money I think I've ever spent on myself for years!

Lynda Karl
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What Our Patients Say

I knew it would be worth waiting for!

With my new composite bonding, my teeth feel like glass, they are so shiny, they feel completely different. The work is second to none - I'm just over the moon with them!

Kristina Lauren
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What Our Patients Say

It looks so real. I can decide if I want my perfect smile on the spot!

I can decide - yeah - I love them (my new teeth), or no - I want something changed. So it’s basically a perfect smile on the spot!

Alannah Boylan
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What Our Patients Say

I had bonding done on my front teeth. I've been smiling ever since!

My two front teeth were very badly chipped. I had bonding done on my front teeth. I've been smiling ever since!

Terry McKenna
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What Our Patients Say

I won't be putting my hand up over my mouth when I'm smiling! I'll just smile!

Everybody tells me they look so natural! (Veneers)

Margaret Kett
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Commonly Asked Questions

How much do no prep veneers cost?

€600 per tooth, if the patient is suitable for them.

Who are no prep veneers for?

  • Those who want to conservatively correct their smiles
  • Patients seeking improvements in symmetry and alignment
  • Those who want to conceal crooked, uneven, gapped or chipped teeth

Am I suitable for no prep veneers?

Your cosmetic dentist will advise you if non prep veneers are the best choice for you.

Non prep veneers are an excellent, conservative option but not everyone is suitable.

At the end of the treatment, it's important that you have a smile that you love. If this can be better achieved by different means you will be advised.

What are no prep veneers made out of?

No prep veneers are made out of a reinforced porcelain material of a tough but beautiful resin.

Are no prep veneers really no prep?

Yes!

No Drilling. No injections.

Is this a painful process?

Not at all. Completely pain free.

The veneers when bonded can take a few days to feel like your own teeth - but this is part of the process.

If I am not suitable for non prep veneers do I have any other options?

Absolutely.

Other options you may have are Veneers in a Day, Minimal Prep Veneers, Dental Bonding, Invisalign or short term cosmetic orthodontic treatment.

Your cosmetic dentist will guide you to which option is best for you.

All of these great treatments are available at 3Dental.

Are no prep veneers reversible?

Non prep veneers are designed to minimise the damage done to teeth by avoiding tooth surface removal. 

However, a small amount of scratching is inevitable when they are removed.

Veneers have a lifespan of 10-20 years so in all likelihood they will need to be replaced at some point.

Unlike crowns and traditional veneers, the tooth removal is tiny and won’t really affect the teeth to any great extent. They are used to improve teeth that only need a little tweaking.

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