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How Much do Veneers Cost?

by Williams, Daily & Frazier on Oct 4, 2022 2:15:00 AM

Are you unhappy with your smile? Do you feel self-conscious about your teeth? If so, veneers may be a good option for you. Veneers are thin shells of porcelain that are bonded to the front of your teeth. They can improve the appearance of your teeth and make them look natural. But how much do veneers cost? And what should you expect from the treatment process? Keep reading to find out more.


A veneer is a thin, custom-made shell of tooth-colored porcelain that is bonded to the front surface of a tooth. Veneers improve the appearance of teeth that are chipped, discolored, worn down, misaligned, or have gaps between them. They are sometimes used to restore a single tooth or multiple teeth.

Veneers can be made from porcelain or composite resin material.

Porcelain veneers are more costly than composite veneers but they are also more durable and resistant to staining.

Composite veneers are less expensive but they may not last as long as porcelain veneers and they may require more frequent replacement.

Veneers are strong, comfortable, and natural-looking. With proper care, they can last for many years before they need to be replaced.

To ensure that your veneers will last for many years, it is important to practice good oral hygiene habits and to see your dentist regularly for checkups and cleanings.

How Much Do Veneers Cost?

Porcelain Veneers

When it comes to improving the appearance of your smile, porcelain veneers are often considered the gold standard. That's because they are made from a thin layer of porcelain that is custom-crafted to fit over your existing teeth.

Porcelain is a very strong and durable material, so veneers can last for many years with proper care. In addition, porcelain is resistant to stains, so your veneers will maintain their bright white color for years to come.

All of this quality comes at a price tag that is typically higher than other types of veneers.

Porcelain veneers typically cost between $900 and $2500 per tooth.

Composite Veneers

Composite veneers are made from a composite resin material that is applied to the front surface of your teeth. The material is then molded and shaped to create the desired look.

Composite veneers are not as strong or durable as porcelain veneers, so they may need to be replaced more frequently.

They are also more prone to staining, so you may need to have them replaced sooner if you smoke or drink coffee or tea on a regular basis.

Composite veneers typically cost between $250 and $1500 per tooth.


If you're looking for an alternative to full porcelain veneers, Lumineers might be a good option for you. These very thin veneers can be placed directly on top of your natural teeth, without the need for filing them down first. They typically cost between $800 and $2,000 per tooth, making them a more affordable option than traditional veneers.

One thing to keep in mind with Lumineers is that they're not as durable as other types of veneers, so they may not last as long. But if you're looking for a quick and easy way to improve the look of your smile, Lumineers could be a good choice.

Other costs to consider

At the dentist, you may need to pay for an exam and x-rays, tooth preparation, adhesive, and anesthesia.

The cost of the exam and x-rays is $50-$200.

The cost of tooth preparation is $250-$1,500.

The cost of adhesive is $100-$600.

The cost of anesthesia is $100-$800.

All of these costs can add up, so it's important to be prepared financially before you visit the dentist. If you have dental insurance, be sure to find out what your policy covers so that you can plan accordingly. And if you don't have dental insurance, don't worry. There are many ways to save on dental care. So don't let the cost deter you from getting the dental care you need.

Considering veneers in Raleigh?

If you're considering veneers in Raleigh, be sure to schedule a consultation in our brand new North Raleigh dentist office. We will be happy to answer any questions you have and help you decide if veneers are right for you.

Williams, Daily & Frazier Dental is a family and cosmetic dentist in Raleigh, NC with a dedicated team of dentists, assistants, hygienists and administrators who are enthusiastic in their commitment to their patients. We offer dental implants, Invisalign teeth straightening, in-office and home teeth whitening options, and Oral-B electric toothbrushes.
Contact Williams, Daily & Frazier at (919) 846-9070 for more information and to schedule an appointment today.