What are dental lumineers and how do they differ from traditional veneers?

Dental lumineers are ultra-thin ceramic or composite plates approximately 0.2 mm thick. Dental lumineers are almost transparent and repeat the natural look of enamel.

When veneers are installed, the tooth is ground.  Dental lumineers are so thin that they can be installed without grinding the tooth.

Dental lumineers are durable. With proper care, dental lumineers will last up to 20 years.

Dental lumineers and veneers create the aesthetics of a smile, correct minor curvatures, lighten teeth and give the teeth the correct shape.

How long does it take to put the dental lumineers?

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Installation of dental lumineers will take you only 2 visits to the dentist. During the first visit, the doctor will take a virtual 3D impression of the jaws and discuss with you the desired result. During the second visit, the finished dental lumineers will be installed on the teeth. The installation process takes less than 1 hour.

Is it possible to fix an malocclusion by dental lumineers?

Dental lumineers do not solve the problem of malocclusion. Dental lumineers work with aesthetics and can remove minor curvature of the teeth. For example, it can help when one or more teeth in the jaw are tilted or bent.  Dental lumineers on crooked teeth are installed after grinding.

At the consultation, the dentist will assess the situation and decide whether you need orthodontics. If it is necessary, you can get the consultation by an experienced orthodontist of clinic Medissa.

How the procedure of installation of dental lumineers does take place in the clinic Medissa?

  • During the first visit to the clinic, the dentist will model the desired shape of the future dental lumineers and its color. After that, a virtual 3D cast will be sent to the own laboratory of the clinic Medissa. The teeth are not ground during installing the dental lumineers, therefore it is not necessary to wear temporary dental lumineers.
  • When you come to the clinic for the second time, the dental lumineers will be ready. The doctor will check their shape and color with the model and install on the teeth.
  • The procedure of installing dental lumineers is an absolutely painless way to whiten your teeth forever and give them a perfect shape. Dental lumineers are ultra-thin, in most cases; they are fixed on the teeth without dissection of tooth tissues. Therefore, you will not experience any discomfort when dental lumineers are installing.

Is it possible to chew gum and eat sticky food with dental lumineers?

Yes, because dental lumineers are securely attached to the teeth by a special glue. You can continue to eat your usual food. But you shouldn’t  forget about careful oral hygiene and visits to the dentist for professional cleaning. These simple rules will help to keep the dental lumineers in perfect condition for many years.

Is it possible to remove the dental lumineers?

Dental lumineers are applied without turning and damaging the teeth, so it’s installing is reversible. Teeth under the dental lumineers remain «live».  If necessary, the doctor can remove the dental lumineers without damage.

How much the dental lumineers cost?

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Installation of dental lumineers is a painstaking, almost jewelry work. In order to master the technique of installing of dental lumineers, the dentist orthopedist has long been learning the technology. Therefore, high-quality installation of dental lumineers can’t be cheap. The price of dental lumineers, as well as veneers with high-quality installation in Kiev, starts from 10,900 UAH.

Only you make a choice: veneers or dental lumineers. You can see the impressions about the procedure of our patients in the REVIEWS section.  You also can see photos «before» and «after» installation at the VENEERS page and on our official social media pages.

How to sign up for a consultation?

If you want to make an appointment for a consultation to an orthopedic dentist, you should call our call-center by phone in Kiev (044) 502-67-67 or (044) 502-67-77.

The administrator will choose a convenient time for you and make a consultation.

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