No-Prep Veneers

This is a heavily promoted product by a company under the brand name, Lumineers™. There are indications when they are useful such as on people with very small genetically malformed teeth and people with front teeth positioned tongueward. Standard veneers require some tooth removal to prevent an over-contoured appearance to the end result. No prep veneers will overlay the teeth, making them look bulkier and I have yet to understand how the margin of the no-prep veneer will not promote gum problems at the gum line. They obviously are easy to do (read: NO-PREP) and thus profitable, but in my opinion, to mimic a tooth, some tooth structure must be removed.

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