The closest conservative cosmetic alternative to porcelain veneers is composite resin. Composite resin is a tooth-colored filling material that may be used to form dental veneers and give perfect white smile and in a few hours. Dental crowns may also be used to correct the same problems that dental veneers correct, however it is a much less conservative procedure.
The recovery is painless, done entirely by the dentist without the mediation of the craftsman, usually without anesthesia, is extremely brief and usually the natural color of teeth is selected or a whiter one. Immediately after recovery, the patient can eat whatever he wants without disturbance.