30 Jul does a veneer need to be removed to fill a cavity?
Porcelain veneers like e-max veneers can help solve cosmetic dental issues. While porcelain veneers are unlikely to decay, the teeth covered by these veneers can still get a cavity.
The question of whether a veneer needs to be removed or replaced to fill a cavity depends on the situation. For instance, if the cavity is developing on the teeth underneath the veneers, your dentist will have to examine if removal is necessary or not. In most cases, composite veneers can be repaired but porcelain veneers need to be replaced. This still largely depends on how severe the cavity is or if it is impacting more teeth, as well as causing damages to the veneers.
This is why to prevent this situation, you need to strictly implement proper oral hygiene and visit your dentist to get your teeth and veneers checked. With the right maintenance and care techniques, you will be able to avoid concerns with cavities and prolong the lifespan of your veneers.