Veneers are ultra-thin shells which are bonded to the front teeth. There can be from porcelain(ceramic)or a composit resin material.
Veneers are indicated for aesthetical reasons first of all , which can be to improve the appearance of the front teeth, like covering discolorations,to brighten teeth or improve a smile . They also can mask damaged teeth and undesirable defects.
Teeth are lightly buffed to allow for the thickness of the veneer.Following that ,your dentist will take an impression to provide an exact mold of the teeth,which is sent to the laboratory where the desired shape and color is fabricated. Theese will be cemented ont he surface of the teeth.