How Much do Veneers Cost? What You Need to Know
For a decade now, there has been a rapid increase in consciousness concerning physical appearance. Earlier it was a celebrity affair. However, now more and more people seem to be opting for aesthetic treatments, particularly in sound economies like Dubai.
Dental procedures are quite costly in Dubai, and when it comes to cosmetic dentistry, it’s even high priced. The cost of veneers may vary based on various factors such as the type of veneers, the dentist you consult, and the clinical setup.
What are Veneers?
Cosmetic dentistry is a huge industry that offers services to give you a better smile and help you overcome the flaws that can shake one’s confidence. Veneers are recommended for teeth having fluorosis, uneven shape, and size, or discolorations. Veneers are laminations that camouflage defects and make your teeth aesthetically appealing. Let’s have a look at the cost of veneers in Dubai.
1. Composite Veneers
Composite veneers are tooth-colored veneers made from composite (tooth-colored) filling. In Dubai, it costs around 200 AED- 400 AED per tooth. Composite veneers are the cheapest available option as compared to other varieties such as porcelain or palatal ones. A composite veneer can last up to 5- 7 years.
Bright side: A chipped composite veneer can be repaired and fixed.
2. Porcelain Veneers
These are made up of porcelain (a hard white translucent ceramic). It’s stronger and durable. The dentist is supposed to remove some layer of tooth enamel in order to cement the porcelain veneers. The cost of Porcelain veneers in Dubai is around 500 AED-800 AED per tooth. Its durability is 10-15 years.
Bright side: Porcelain Veneers have better resistance against any staining, such as caffeinated beverages or tobacco.
3. Palatal Veneers
Palatal veneers are meant to camouflage teeth that have worn down from the palatal and lingual side due to erosion, bruxism, and acid reflux. It will cost you around 600 AED-800 AED per tooth in Dubai.
These are very thin, approximately 0.2mm layers. They can be fixed without trimming any enamel layer. However, their durability is far lesser than the Porcelain ones. A lumineer would cost you around 400 AED- 500AED per tooth in Dubai.
5. Removable Veneers
Removable veneers are less invasive and temporary. They can also be easily fixed without any removal of enamel. They are cheaper and thus not much durable. In Dubai, removable veneers can cost you around 300 AED-400 AED per tooth.