Since veneers are usually viewed as a cosmetic procedure, dental insurance plans will likely not cover them. Patients should check with their insurance plan to be certain if veneers are covered. Veneers can be composite or porcelain shells or wafers, ultra thin, made to match the shade of the remaining natural teeth. This requires the expertise and artistry of a Cosmetic Dentist who understands and can implement perfect placement of the thin, restorative material that is placed on the tooth surface.
The following video features cosmetic dentists who review before and after pictures for the treatment that is helping so many people.
WHO NEEDS PORCELAIN VENEERS ON THEIR TEETH?
The most direct benefit of veneers is the appearance of the teeth. However, the person’s smile is also improved and this improves the patient’s confidence and self-esteem. All are important in today’s world!
Veneers can be a wonderful alternative to braces. With crowded teeth, some teeth may first have to be removed. Your dentist will have all the answers and suggestions for you.
HOW MUCH DO DENTAL VENEERS COST?
Cosmetic dentistry is usually not covered by insurance. However, after an individual has veneers and they are damaged, it is not possible to return to original teeth—and in the case of damage, replacement veneers could be covered to some small extent. This is where a discount dental program might be far more beneficial.
Veneers are among the newest procedure offered and some dentists estimate the cost per tooth between $500 and $1300, while others say the cost is between $800 to $2,000 per tooth. Initially, veneers are labeled “cosmetic” by most insurance companies.
HOW LONG DO PORCELAIN VENEERS LAST?
Porcelain veneers are probably most desirable because they last longer and can be worn for about 15 years while composite veneers will probably last for about 7 years.
However, veneers begin to fail as they age. Dentists generally do not recommend veneers to people who have a heavy bite or who grind their teeth while sleeping because veneers can be chipped or damaged.
HOW DO YOU TAKE CARE OF VENEERS ONCE YOU HAVE THEM?
DO ALL DENTISTS OFFER PORCELAIN VENEERS?
HOW DO YOU PAY FOR EXPENSIVE DENTAL VENEERS?
People choose AmeriPlan Dental for several reasons, beyond what they save on veneers:
- Cosmetic dentistry such as bleaching, bonding and implants are included.
- Orthodontics (dental braces) included for both children and adults.
- All ongoing dental / medical problems are accepted (except orthodontic treatment already in progress)
- No waiting period. You can go to the dentist immediately.
- All Specialists included - Oral Surgeons, Orthodontists, Endodontists, Periodontists and Prosthodontists.
- Members may change dentists at any time without having to notify anyone.
- No annual limitations
- No paperwork
- Instant savings
Keep in mind that traditional dental insurance usually only permits about $1,000 per year in coverage so dental veneers will usually go way beyond this annual limit. In light of this, most people seeking assistance for the cost of dental veneers choose a discount plan or supplement to their employer paid dental insurance.
People all across America are convinced that AmeriPlan® is the best value dental service available for the whole household - everyone's included. Click the sign-up link below to see the price, plan choices and all the benefits!