In dentistry the term Veneer describes a thin layer of porcelain which is made to fit over the front surface of a tooth. It could be compared to a a false fingernail fits over a nail only with much stronger bond. Veneers can be made from Porcelain or Composite. Veneers are mainly used to improve the appearance of the front teeth.
Actual case treated by Dr. Nelz at Atlantic Dental/Newquay