Composite Resin Veneer Help (with pictures)


NNN

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Hello, I got composite resin veneers on my four upper front teeth on the 6th if September 2022. I’ve noticed that everyday that goes by the veneer is wearing off? My dentist is in another country so they can’t see properly what I see. But it doesn’t look like it’s wearing well. Is this normal for veneers to be almost like “brushing off” after only 3 weeks? Or does it just need to be polished again?

Please comment only if you’ve had resin veneers or are a dentist/ assistant etc.
 

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I think you are pointing to the veneer/teeth margins. They tend to be thin due to minimal drilling on the area. Modern materials are stronger and will resist wear. Composites are less strong than ceramics (much more expensive). I don't see concerns in those areas for now. You can always have it rebonded. Depending on your bite, you may consider ceramic veneers in the future. If your bite is aggressive, you can fracture those veneers.
 

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NNN

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Thank you for answering! So, is this normal after almost 3 weeks? Will polishing them just smooth it out? There’s no gap in the teeth and veneer, it just seems like I’m brushing off layers of resin? I’ve changed toothbrush and toothpaste to more gentle less abrasive but still.
 

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do you happen to know what make the veneers are?
Sorry, I won't be able to help you, I just wondered as going to have some similar treatment soon-ish.
 

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NNN

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I think you are pointing to the veneer/teeth margins. They tend to be thin due to minimal drilling on the area. Modern materials are stronger and will resist wear. Composites are less strong than ceramics (much more expensive). I don't see concerns in those areas for now. You can always have it rebonded. Depending on your bite, you may consider ceramic veneers in the future. If your bite is aggressive, you can fracture those veneers.
Hi so is this normal at 3 weeks? Or is it not wearing too good
 

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