Veneers are often suggested to cover up discolored, broken, chipped, or cracked teeth. Veneers require preparation time which often makes this process lengthy, and grinding the tooth enamel to make space makes their application an invasive procedure. But what if you can disguise your teeth problem with veneers without all the preparation and teeth shaving? You would definitely want it. Right? So what is the option? Answer: No-Prep Veneers.

As their name suggests, no-prep veneers or minimal-prep veneers require little to no preparation. What makes no-prep veneers so popular is that they can be applied really fast to eliminate all the aesthetic issues with your teeth. Both effort and time reduce when it comes to no-prep veneer, and also, the results are long-lasting!

Get in touch with our cosmetic dentist in San Jose and discuss the options for your dream smile.

No-Prep Veneer Benefits

But this is not all that no-prep veneers have to offer. There are several other benefits of no-prep veneers waiting for you:

Flawless Smile

If you shy away from smiling because of your gapped, discolored, or cracked teeth, no-prep veneers are here to save you from all the embarrassment.

Installs Easily

Because there’s no need to make alterations to your teeth, the process of installation becomes much simpler as compared to the regular teeth application. Moreover, the original structure of your tooth stays the same. Thanks to no-prep veneers!

Less Work Required

When we talk about traditional veneers, your dentist will shave around 0.5mm of your tooth enamel to make space for the veneer. But no-prep veneers eliminate the need for all this invasive grinding. If you’re lucky enough, like some people, your dentist will take a digital impression of your teeth to fabricate the veneers and will install them during the same appointment.

No Sedation

No changes to your tooth enamel are made; therefore, you don’t need any sedation to make the process painless. There’s no pain at all. And also, many patients are concerned about having sensitivity or reaction to the local anesthesia, which is not used in this case.

Lasting Results

No-prep veneers have a lifespan of five to seven years or more when taken care of. However, some no-prep veneers can last much longer than this.

According to research, no-prep veneers can be the best option for patients who don’t want any alterations to their natural teeth.

Types Of No-Prep Veneers

You can contact our dental office today to discuss the available options for no-prep veneers and to learn what type will best suit your teeth.


Lumineers are the thinnest of all and give your teeth a truly natural appearance.

DURAthin veneers

Made of porcelain, DURAthin veneers are thin and translucent layers applied to the front portion of your teeth. Does Not require any shaving or grinding before application.


They are another brand of exceptionally thin but extremely strong no-prep veneers having a thickness of 0.33 mm.

Get In Touch!

Before deciding what option is the best for your teeth or flawed smile, consult our San Jose dentist to get professional advice. Call (408) 579-9931 or schedule an appointment online.

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