Composite vs. Porcelain Veneers – What’s the Difference?
Dental veneers are a popular and effective solution for people who want to straighten, whiten, and ultimately perfect their smile. A veneer is a thin layer of material that is bonded to the front of the tooth and can be made of either composite resin or porcelain. But what is the difference between composite and porcelain veneers, and what is the best solution for you?
Composite veneers are the less expensive of the two, costing about half of what a porcelain veneer would cost. While they still look beautiful, they don’t last as long and they require more maintenance. They can chip or fade in color since they are more porous than ...