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Dental Veneers

Looking for a permanent solution to fix discoloured, crooked, misaligned, or chipped teeth? Porcelain dental veneers may just be the perfect solution.

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Porcelain Veneers Melbourne

The Process Veneers Process

If you’ve decided to get porcelain veneers, Elevate Dental is your destination to get the best results. Our expert cosmetic dentists will go over the entire process with you during a full dental examination. Once we confirm that porcelain veneers are the right solution for your dental needs, we may take x-rays or do a scan of your teeth to ensure there are no hidden problems. We want to ensure that your teeth veneers last a long time, so if we find dental problems like infection or decay, we can treat them before putting your porcelain veneers in place.

Once we’ve confirmed that porcelain veneers are right for you, we can make temporary mock-ups before any cosmetic dental treatment, so you can experience our Trial Smile service. This will ensure that when complete, you are happy and satisfied with the work.

Once you — and we — are happy with your temporary veneers, it’s time to get ready for your permanent dental veneers application. Here’s what will happen during the application appointment:

Your misshapen or damaged tooth will be shaped and polished for the veneer

Our specialists will place the veneer onto your tooth and ensure it is a tight fit

Once in place, the veneer will be smoothed and polished to match your existing teeth

Before & After

Elevate Dental provides leading porcelain veneers

Here at Elevate Dental, we focus on creating unique smiles that fit you, your style, and your budget. With a range of options up our sleeves, we’re great at finding solutions to fit every situation, timeframe and budget. We work with you to give you the confidence of a new smile.

High-quality porcelain veneers can elevate your smile and improve your confidence. Elevate Dental’s highly trained cosmetic dentists in Melbourne can provide a thorough dental examination and evaluation to determine whether porcelain veneers are the right solution for you. With our unique Trial Smile service for porcelain veneers in Melbourne, you’ll be able to see and experience your final smile and make the required changes to create a smile you are proud to wear, every day.

Benefits of Porcelain Veneers

Along with the cosmetic improvement of a smile, there are some functional benefits with dental veneers. While each patient experiences benefits that are personal to them, in general, the benefits of porcelain veneers include:

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Am I a candidate for porcelain veneers?

The following are typical problems that can be fixed with veneers:

While porcelain veneers are an efficient and natural-looking option to cosmetically fix a smile, they may not be the solution for dental problems such as:


Custom-made Porcelain Veneers in Melbourne

Start your smile makeover with Elevate Dental. Passionate about providing natural, lasting, and exceptional cosmetic dentistry, our team specialise in porcelain veneers to treat a wide range of dental concerns.

Elevate Dental has a world-class reputation for providing exceptional results with the best porcelain veneers in Melbourne from our Richmond and Hawthorn dental clinics. We custom design and create natural, symmetrical, and beautiful smiles that are unique to each of our patients. Faster than orthodontics and with the ability to correct multiple concerns in just one dental treatment, Elevate Dental are here to give you a smile transformation with our porcelain veneer treatment in Melbourne. treatment in Melbourne.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our trusted cosmetic dentistry team is here to help you with your individual needs. Explore our FAQs below or contact us if you have a specific question.

Dental veneers are an extremely thin, custom-made covering for a tooth. Often made of porcelain, these thin shells improve a smile and can be made to match the shape and colour of your teeth. They are often used as a dental treatment to quickly improve the alignment or colour of one or two teeth without the need for extensive orthodontic treatment, and in some cases, as an effective solution when only one tooth is out of line or discoloured.


We offer a Trial Smile service for our patients to test run their new teeth before committing to veneers. With the trial smile, we create temporary veneers that you wear for one to two weeks, allowing you to get used to the look, feel, and appearance of your new smile. This dynamic representation of the new smile will give you confidence that you are absolutely happy with your new smile before the work is complete.

Porcelain veneers are crafted to look and feel like your natural teeth, and caring for them will ensure they last a long time. Fortunately, porcelain is not porous and very durable, which means with proper care, your new veneers will not only last but the extra protection of the porcelain shell will be more resistant to stains and other problems that regular teeth experience. General care should include:

  • Brushing twice a day and floss thoroughly and gently every day
  • Using a dentist-recommended mouthwash
  • Not chewing on ice or other hard objects
  • Talking to your dentist about a mouth guard if you grind your teeth or play sports
  • While your veneers may be more resistant to staining, the natural teeth around them are not, so limit food and drinks that stain

That depends on the condition of your teeth and how compatible they are with veneers. Elevate Dental always aim to preserve and maintain as many healthy teeth as possible — so we won’t shave your tooth enamel down unless it’s absolutely necessary.

We may need to shape your teeth slightly — usually only by about half a millimetre — to make room for your new porcelain veneers, but our dentists will ensure that your natural teeth are preserved as much as possible. We want to maintain nerve health and tooth strength and ensure that the porcelain veneer can last as long as possible — so even if we shave your teeth, they will still remain relatively normal and natural under the veneers.

With the right care — at home and in clinic — your porcelain veneers may last between 10 and 20 years. Porcelain veneers are a permanent fixture over your teeth and are built to last. The best way to ensure the veneers last as long as possible is to visit your dental provider for regular check-ups. It’s also up to you to maintain consistent and healthy oral hygiene throughout the years to ensure your porcelain or composite veneers go the distance with you.

Even the best cosmetic dentistry cannot guarantee that your veneers will last forever. Typically, porcelain veneers that have been well taken care of can last up to 20 years. After which, you may need to visit your dental clinic to have them replaced. Extend the life of your smile makeover by practising good oral hygiene and habits.

No – not necessarily. The process itself will be completed under local anaesthetic and numbing agents to alleviate any pain or discomfort experienced during the porcelain veneers procedure. Afterwards, your mouth may be a little bit sore or uncomfortable for a few days as you get used to your new teeth. If pain lasts for any longer than a few days, however, be sure to get in touch with Elevate Dental to have a dentist ensure there is nothing to be concerned about.

At Elevate Dental, we also offer options such as oral sedation and nitrous (happy) gas sedation to make your appointments as comfortable as possible.

The cost of porcelain veneers cost varies depending on several factors, such as the number of veneers needed and the complexity of the individual case. In general, porcelain veneers tend to be a little pricier than other cosmetic dental treatments, but for a good reason: they look more natural and last longer.

If you’d like to know how much porcelain veneers cost for your set of teeth, simply reach out to our dedicated team at Elevate Dental using the form below! We’ll send you a personalised quote after receiving all the necessary information from you.

Sadly, this type of cosmetic dentistry is not covered by Medicare. If you are considering porcelain veneers, you will need private insurance to pay for the cost or cover it using your own wallet.

Thankfully, you won’t have to worry too much about the cost. Elevate Dental offers flexible and manageable payment plans so that all our patients can have their dream smile and live confidently. Contact us today to find out more about the available payment options.

You can eat and drink anything you like! Well, almost. While you don’t have to worry about tooth pain or aches when eating, you should try to avoid foods that are hard or sticky. These foods may damage the porcelain material and affect your dream smile in the process.

Drinks that can colour your teeth are also ones you should steer away from if possible, as the pigments in these beverages could discolour or stain your pearly white veneers. Examples of these drinks include coffee, tea, and red wine.

For simplicity’s sake, porcelain veneers are an upgraded version of their composite counterparts. Unlike porcelain veneers that are made of specially crafted ceramic, composite veneers consist of a coloured resin that matches your set of teeth. Most cosmetic dentists (and patients) will tell you that porcelain veneers are considered to look more aesthetically pleasing and last much longer than composite ones. Composite veneers are also not a solution to stained teeth, as their colour is made to match the tooth that it is applied on.

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