Veneers (Porcelain Laminates)
are custom, porcelain facings that are bonded to the
front surfaces of teeth to whiten teeth, close spaces,
straighten teeth, or repair chipped or worn teeth. The
veneers are only about 1 mm thick (the thickness of
a fingernail). That same thickness is "shaved"
off the natural tooth surface so when the veneer is
bonded to the tooth, the tooth doesn't feel or look