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Porcelain Veneers

Dental Porcelain Veneers or Porcelain Laminates in Chandigarh

We offer the following types of dental porcelain veneers at our clinic

A beautiful smile can open doors and knock down barriers that stand between you and a truer, richer, fuller life.

Porcelain veneers, also known as porcelain laminates, are thin shells of porcelain applied to the front of the teeth to hide imperfections. Dental veneers are custom-designed shells of tooth-like ceramic material that, when applied over the surface of a tooth, can cover worn tooth enamel, uneven tooth alignment or spacing and chips or cracks. Dental veneers fall into the category of cosmetic dentistry because they create a bright, white smile with beautifully aligned, shapely teeth. Even better, the translucent ceramic quality of today's veneers provides a more natural look than what’s been available in the past. They are often called as INSTANT ORTHODONTICS.

Porcelain Laminate Veneers have revolutionized cosmetic dentistry. They allow us to do magic. Their conservative non-invasive approach to create spectacular smiles within as little as 2 sittings has made them the most popular modem of cosmetic dentistry.

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IPS Empress (from Ivoclar Vivadent)


With no metal substructure or core material, the light refraction and reflection of IPS Empress more closely mimics that of natural tooth structure. Testing shows that the wear characteristics of this ceramic are in the range of natural enamel. IPS Empress pressed reinforced ceramics exhibit nearly two times the strength of conventional porcelains helping ensure long-term esthetics and durability. IPS Empress® is a registered trademark of Ivoclar North America, Inc. and is one of the most popular material of choice for the fabrication of porcelain veneers.

IPS Empress is individually colored to match your smile based on your dentist's prescription.

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IPS Empress 2 (from Ivoclar Vivadent)

IPS Empress 2 is a new restorative material for anterior 3-unit bridges and single anterior or posterior crowns. IPS Empress 2 can be adhesively bonded or cemented using Ivoclar’s ProTec CEM™ or glass ionomers. The patented translucent lithium disilicate framework provides three times more flexural strength than original IPS Empress. An new veneering ceramic results in lifelike esthetics due to the “fluorapatite” composition which mimics the fluorescence, opalescence, and translucency of natural teeth. This new addition to the original IPS empress system allows for unique combinations of metal-free restorative casework. Your dentist's porcelain veneers reach a new level of excellence with the IPS Empress system. Ceramic veneers are one of the most accepted modern smile enhancement techniques. Ceramic veneers usually require very little tooth reduction since they are thin facings bonded only to the front of your teeth. IThe aesthetics for these veneers can further be enhanced with the following procedures called external shading and cutback tecnique which may cost you a little extra but its worthwhile seeing the aesthetics.

Lvoclar Vivadent

External Shading

The IPS Empress Universal Shades and Stains in paste form are applied to the outer surfaces of the restoration for highlighting individual haracteristics and subsequently fired in the new Programat furnaces.

Hence, it is possible to reproduce all the Chromascop and A-D shades. The lifelike appearance of the incisal area is further enhanced using the two new Incisal shades.

Cut-Back Technique

With the opalescent IPS Empress Esthetic Veneer layering materials, the veneer technique has come yet another step closer to imitating nature. In the cut-back technique, the incisal third of fully anatomical IPS Empress Esthetic or IPS Empress CAD restorations is reduced to a dentin-mamelon structure. Subsequently, internal characteristics, such as mamelons, are applied using the Wash pastes.

Extreme Porcelain thin veneers can be made for cases with little or no preparation. Custom made shells of tooth colored materials are placed over the front surface of teeth, which can incredibly improve tooth appearance. Our thin veneers can be placed over a damaged or discolored tooth, disastema, closing the spaces or triangles.

Extreme Porcelain thin veneers  are custom hand waxed to shape the ideal contours. After waxing, it is invested and pressed with ceramic ingot which is chosen to match the natural color of tooth. For more blocking results (tetracycline discolored) we use ingots with higher capacity which can easily be matched with different shadings of bonding material.For the most cases natured esthetics and best gingival health, tooth preparation is recommended.  We can help you design any case. xtreme. Veneers can be as thin as 0.3 mm  and, once bonded they are unbelievably strong.  In cases involving no prep, staining technique is the only one you can use and at Extreme Porcelain we specialize in this technique .  You can see the difference between our Veneers and monochromatic Lumineers. If your case requires any type of translucent incisal in prepped case we can build in any type of characterization using cut back technique. We use Smile Guide book in all cases because, we feel it is very important to choose the right shape for each individual case. Esthetics can be further enhanced by External Shading or Cutback Technique listed below.


A Nobel Biocare all-ceramic dental veneer is called Procera® Laminate. Not only does it give you the whiter smile you’ve always wanted, a Procera® Laminate can correct a number of other issues, like crooked, cracked, chipped or short teeth.

A dental veneer is a thin, all-ceramic shell, custom-made to fit over your discolored or chipped tooth. Nobel Biocare Procera® Laminateshave brilliant luminous properties and look just like your natural teeth. They are completely metal-free and completely safe.

Ask us if you’re a candidate for Nobel Biocare all-ceramic dental veneers

  • The marginal fit of the pressed veneer is by far the best

  • Aesthetics is excellent because of translucency similar to enamel

  • Ultra conservative minimal /no preparation required

  • Has good clinical success record of more than 15yrs

  • Excellent long lasting seal once bonded

Why Pressed Ceramics?

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Today a great smile is the accepted norm. The shape, color and quality of your smile can create the perception of youth, health and confidence. A great smile can positively influence your professional career and even your personal relationships. When you look in the mirror do you like what you see? If not, you can enhance your smile in as little as two appointments with a qualified cosmetic dentist.

Members of the da vinci group have led innovation in the cosmetic dental industry for over 25 years. It started with a commitment to provide the highest quality fit, function and aesthetics to our customers and their patients each day on every case. The art of creating your smile is accomplished with the finest technicians and materials available and a never ending pursuit of excellence. Each member of the da Vinci family daily embodies a quality driven love of the creative process and an extreme devotion to the art and science of dentistry.

The da Vinci™ cosmetic process:


da Vinci Veneers™ are ultra-thin shells of ceramic material, which are bonded to the front of your teeth. This procedure requires little or no anesthesia, and can be the ideal choice for improving the appearance of your smile. da Vinci Veneers are placed to mask discolorations, to brighten teeth, and to improve your smile. Highly resistant to permanent staining from coffee, tea, or even cigarette smoking, the wafer-thin da Vinci Veneer can achieve a tenacious bond to the tooth, resulting in an aesthetically pleasing naturalness that is unsurpassed by other restorative options.

What is a da Vinci Veneer?

For over two decades, the da Vinci family has been at the fore front of innovation in aesthetic dentistry and with something as important as your new smile, why take a chance and work with someone other than the industry leader?

Why da Vinci Veneers™, as opposed to just any veneers?

The process takes two office visits and can be done in about two weeks.

How long does it take to get my new smile?

The two most common materials used in the manufacture of dental veneers are composite resin and porcelain veneers. Both porcelain veneers and composite veneers can be fabricated by a dental technician in a dental laboratory; composite veneers can also be directly fabricated inside your mouth at the dental office.

Dental veneers that are indirectly fabricated – fabricated in a dental laboratory – are bonded to the teeth with various types of resin cement. Of the two options, porcelain veneers are longer lasting and more expensive.


Announcing the biggest advance in cosmetic dentistry in over 4,600 years – Lumineers by Cerinate porcelain veneers painlessly create permanent smiles without dreaded shots, grinding or removing painful tooth structure.  Now you can get a pain-free dramatic new smile without the tooth grinding of traditional veneers! Whether your teeth are stained, unevenly spaced or crooked - even if you've got crowns or bridgework, Lumineers by Cerinate take away the trauma of invasive dental procedures to bring you a dramatically more-beautiful smile!

What makes LUMINEERS® Porcelain Veneers different from other veneers?

LUMINEERS ® BY CERINATE ® are porcelain veneers that offer the painless way to a permanently whiter and perfectly aligned smile. Your LUMINEERS dentist can apply these contact lens-thin "smile shapers" to teeth without any grinding or shaving, transforming teeth into a naturally beautiful smile that looks perfect for every individual. LUMINEERS can even be placed over existing crown or bridgework without having to replace them.

A dentist can apply these contact lens-thin “smile shapers” to teeth without any grinding or shaving, transforming teeth into a naturally beautiful smile that looks perfect for every individual. LUMINEERS can even be placed over existing crown or bridgework without having to replace them.

LUMINEERS are contact lens-thin and are placed over existing teeth without having to remove painful tooth structure (unlike traditional veneers.) LUMINEERS is the painless, permanent cosmetic solution for stained, chipped, discolored or misaligned teeth.

LUMINEERS can only be made from patented Cerinate porcelain unavailable anywhere other than the Cerinate Smile Design Studio. In just 2-3 visits with a dentist, you can have a custom-made smile that is clinically proven to last over 20 years - and it is completely reversible since your natural tooth structure is still intact!

LUMINEERS FAQ - find out more about Lumineers

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Making smiles brighter and more beautiful without the loss of natural tooth enamel

With traditional With traditional porcelain veneers, some healthy tooth enamel must be removed in order to set the veneer on the tooth. But the new DuraThin veneers adhere directly to the front of the tooth without removing any enamel! That means no drilling and no anxiety about the irreversible loss of enamel.

DuraThins are ultra-thin pieces of porcelain. These contact lens -like veneers are bonded directly to the tooth in order to increase the size of the tooth or to enhance a narrow arch width. People who have had teeth extracted for orthodontic reasons in the past are often great candidates for this procedure. We can also use DuraThin veneers to give people with small or worn teeth a more attractive, youthful smile.


You require only 2 office visits. The teeth will be prepared and an impression made in the first visit. Porcelain Laminate Veneers which are thin shells of porcelain. During the 2nd visit they will be tried and fused (bonded) to the enamel. Once bonded, this Porcelain Laminate Veneers become an integral part of your tooth and are as strong as your natural teeth.


All-ceramic dental veneer procedure

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Make an appointment and visit your dentist.



Your dentist will prepare your tooth and order your new dental veneer from a state-of-the-art production facility.


Best of all, your beautiful new dental veneer is fitted and placed giving you a beautiful smile.


The first step to getting a dental veneer is an examination of your current situation with your dentist.

After deciding a dental veneer is the right for your situation, your dentist will proceed with preparing your tooth.


Your dentist will prepare your tooth for a dental veneer by reshaping it to make room for the veneer. Normally, no anesthesia is necessary because the tooth re-contouring is minor.

Your dentist will then take an impression of this area in your mouth.

In case you didn’t know, a dental impression is a “negative” copy of your mouth made using an elastic material; into the impression, plaster or dental stone is placed in order to make an accurate copy of the mouth (or model).

After the model is made, your dentist will send it to a state-of-the-art production facility, where your custom-fit, all-ceramic dental veneer will be produced.


In a very short time, your dentist will receive your individual, all-ceramic dental veneer. Your dentist will then check that the dental veneer fits perfectly. When you’re satisfied with the result, your dentist will bond the dental veneer onto the prepared tooth.

That’s it... only three simple steps to your beautiful new smile.


  • The amount of reduction required is ultra conservative and minimal, as the thickness of the PLVs can be kept to a minimal of just 0.3 mm.

  • PLV’s are translucent just like your natural teeth and have the inherent quality to reflect, refract, disperse and absorb light similar to your natural tooth. This imparts increased vitality and brilliance to your perfectly designed smile.

  • The PLV has a highly polished, non-porous, glazed surface which prevents and deters plaque accumulation. This allows the gums around your veneers to stay in the “Pink” of health.

  • They do not discolor nor stain.

  • The PLVs have a contact lens effect hence merging into the tooth so one cannot distinguish the laminate from your natural tooth; therein lies the beauty of your bonded veneers.

Porcelain veneers can change your smile in a weeks' time instead of braces which need to be in place for approximately 2 years. Braces also do not address problems having to do with size, shape and color of the teeth. Over time many adults wear their teeth down. Veneers allow Dr. Anshu to restore the shape and size of teeth to their normal dimensions.

Since porcelain veneers cover the front surface of the teeth, picking a new shape and a whiter color is a definite option. A brighter healthy smile can also create a more youthful appearance.

Bonding often serves as an inexpensive and effective restoration for small chips and cracks in the teeth. Such minor problems may be functionally and cosmetically repaired with a composite "white filling." A composite resin material is bonded to the tooth in order to fill in the chip or crack and better protect the surrounding tooth structure. But for more severe cases of dullness, wear, discoloration, mild chipping, cracking, spacing, or uneven teeth, dental veneers may be recommended as a more appropriate solution.

Regardless of what causes unattractive teeth, dental veneers may solve most or even all of your cosmetic dental issues, including:

  • Worn enamel: Over time, the thin, hard white substance covering your teeth (enamel) may become worn, dulled, and discolored. Such wear and discoloration may be natural or the result of a genetic predisposition; however, it is often a result of your habits (soft drink, tea, or coffee consumption, smoking, medication use, etc.).

  • Wear and tear: Teeth naturally wear down as people age. Aged teeth are more likely to have chips, cracks or a generally uneven appearance.

  • Genetics: Certain people may be born with abnormal spacing between the teeth that grows wider as they age.

  • Uneven teeth: Uneven teeth can result from tooth grinding or general wear and tear.

Teeth whitening may provide a white smile for mildly discolored teeth. Some people who are interested in veneers will find that their cosmetic dentist will steer them to the simpler alternative of whitening, perhaps combined with some simple orthodontic alignment. The placement of dental veneers requires the “shaping” or “prepping” of all teeth being fitted with the custom-designed shells. This process permanently alters the teeth that are treated and is therefore not recommended if your natural teeth are functionally and esthetically adequate.

f you have a severe case of dull or discolored teeth, you may have to opt for dental veneers. Veneers do have the added benefits of longevity and a proven ability to enhance the appearance of the mouth, smile, and possibly other areas of an aged face that would be better supported by properly shaped teeth. Although veneers require a much larger commitment than teeth whitening, the results are typically well worth it.


A Restorative Benefit to Veneers

In addition to being esthetically pleasing, dental veneers can also serve a functional purpose by protecting the surface of a damaged tooth. In some cases, veneers may replace the need for a dental crown, eliminating the need for more invasive tooth preparation.

Because dental veneers are so thin, they might require little-to-no tooth reshaping when bonded onto the tooth. Once veneers are bonded into place, they are relatively strong and durable; however, care must be taken so as not to abuse veneers because the thin porcelain shells can damage or break. Your dentist may advise you against certain uses or dietary tendencies (such as eating carrots) and may recommend you wear a protective appliance while your sleep, especially if you are a bruxer.

Recovery Expectations


You require PLVs if you have:

Unsightly spaces between your teeth

Discolored teeth (Tetracycline stained, fluorosed teeth – chalky white or brown  stained, non-vital discolored tooth etc.

Worn down and chipped teeth

Rotated and crooked teeth Minimal Visibility of the Teeth when smiling

  • Avoid chewing on or eating hard foods on the restorations for 24 hours from the time they were cemented

  • To help with discomfort or swelling rinse your mouth 3xd with warm salt water. (1tsp. of salt in 8oz of water)

  • Keep crown area clean to maintain tissue compatibility (the contour of the prosthesis must allow the surrounding tissue to conform to a natural, healthy position)

  • Some sensitivity in teeth may be experienced by certain patients. This sensitivity will disappear gradually over a few days to weeks. If teeth are sensitive

    • Avoid hot, cold or acidic food and beverages

    • Pain medication be taken as directed as long as there is no medical contradiction based upon your medical history

    • Use flouride rinse and toothpaste for sensivity teeth

    • Clean teeth properly

  • Brush after eating and before bedtime around the crown with a soft toothbrush, especially where the veneer meets the gum line.

  • Floss at least once to twice a day. Use the proxy brush or floss threader to remove plaque under and around these areas to maintain good oral hygiene.

  • Rinse with fluoride rinse before bed. Swish the fluoride rinse vigorously in your mouth for at least one minute.

  • Do not swallow any of the rinse and do not eat or drink anything for 30 minutes

  • Be careful about chewing toffees, gum, grainy rolls and tough food in this area

  • See your dentist for regular professional check-ups and cleanings


Cost of Porcelain VeneersThe cost of porcelain veneers varies depending on how many veneers are applied to the teeth.

Please contact us to setup a consulation for an estimate.

Click here for cosmetic dentistry FAQ.

For more information about cosmetic dentristry, you can refer to American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry or American Dental Association

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