Dental Lumineers are thin Ceranite shells that are used to cover the front surface of the teeth. They are used to improve the appearance of the teeth and achieve an aesthetic smile in terms of color and shape. Lumineers require no heavy trimming on the natural teeth since the material used is very thin. They are a good choice patients who have healthy teeth and need only minor corrections or a whiter color. With Lumineers patients can get a new, brighter smile in just a few days. If the teeth are damaged or has gaps, Lumineers might not be enough and crowns / veneers might be needed. Although Lumineers are very thin, they are bonded to the teeth with dental cements and create a very durable surface.
Before Lumineers Procedure in Turkey
Our dentist will discuss the desired outcome and plan the process with the patient. Images and measurement of the teeth will be taken and molds of Lumineers will be created. Computer softwares are used to take measurements, design and craft the perfect fit. Using the data, Lumineers are produced either in clinic or at dental laboratories. It might take a few days for the labs to ship the crown. Our technology allow us to manufacture crowns in one of our clinics in Istanbul. It is a good option for patients who wish to finalize the procedure as soon as possible.
During Lumineers Procedure in Turkey
Once the Lumiuneers are produced, the patient will go for the second visit. On this visit the dentist will make sure the Lumineers fit good and the patient is happy with the outcome. Once the patient approves the Lumieneers are comfortable to use and aesthetically pleasing, the Lumineers are bonded to their places after some minimal etching. It is important to check the bite to make sure the Lumineers don’t cause any discomfort in the future.
After Lumineers Procedure in Turkey
A soft diet is recommended for the first 1-2 days after the placement. Like the natural teeth, a good oral hygiene is important to protect the Lumineers from bacteria that might cause damage. Certain habits such as smoking or drinking coffee might cause staining on the Lumineers overtime. It is recommended to avoid such habits to protect the appearance longer.
Even though Ceranite is a very durable material, patients should avoid biting hard objects to make sure they minimize the chances of breaking or cracking the Lumineers. Aftercare is not much different than natural teeth. With proper care and good oral hygiene patients can enjoy a beautiful, shining smile for long years.