Lumineers are a type of porcelain veneer that require little tooth reduction and many times can be placed directly over the natural tooth. They are not appropriate in evey situation, so discuss your personal situation with Dr. Mayberry.
Developed by Den-Mat Corporation, one of the largest manufacturers of professional dental materials, LUMINEERS veneers are ultra-thin, permanent smile enhancers that transform worn, misshapen, broken, and discolored teeth into the most naturally beautiful smiles possible! LUMINEERS can only be made from patented Cerinateฎ Porcelain. No anesthetic shots required, procedure is pain-free Little to no reduction of painful tooth structure, unlike other traditional veneers procedures that require grinding and cutting of painful tooth structure Patented Cerinate Porcelain from Den-Mat Corporation, a trusted name in dentistry and oral care. LUMINEERS can only be made from Cerinate Porcelain No post-operative sensitivity Only two to three visits necessary Extremely natural-looking because they are contact-lens thin (approximately .2 mm) and translucent No temporaries required Restores and strengthens teeth. Helps prevent wear Extraordinarily strong. Clinically proven to last up to 20 years. No micro-leakage or micro-cracking
Lumineers are recommended for some types of tooth discoloration, noticable gaps, permanent stains, broken or misshapen teeth, and can sometimes even be bonded to old crowns. While some people may need other dental treatments, LUMINEERS typically require 2 dental visits and can be placed in an hour or two depending on how many Lumineers are placed.