Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers are the superior choice as they are longer lasting and have a more natural tooth enamel appearance due to their semi-translucent properties. A beautiful and healthy smile starts here. Call to schedule a consultation in Perth and improve your smile today with porcelain veneers.


Natural Look & Feel

Our porcelain veneers are expertly crafted to be ultra-thin with the natural feel of enamel. Our Prosthodontists have over 30 years experience in providing a natural look and feel to your smile using porcelain veneers.

Custom Designed for You

A set of porcelain veneers are designed and crafted for your and your unique facial features. We are experts in smile design and the final result will combine the needs or your oral health and an aesthetically pleasing smile.

Durable & Long Lasting

Our dental veneers are crafted in Australia and will made using high quality porcelain. Fitted by our Prosthodontist who is a specialist dentist within cosmetic dentistry, ensures proper insertion, alignment and bite.

Over 30 Years of Experience with Porcelain Veneers

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Porcelain Veneers by Smile Design Expert Dr Bradley Shepherd, West Perth

Porcelain veneers are a common cosmetic treatment option for enhancing your smile. A treatment plan from Dr Bradley Shepherd can address a range of minor cosmetic imperfections, such as chips, gaps, crowded teeth, discolouration, or missing teeth. The versatility of dental veneers makes them an appealing option for people seeking an improved smile.

How Can Porcelain Veneers Help You?

Gaps Between

Food and debris can collect in gaps between your teeth which can cause oral health issues and gum disease.

Broken or Chipped

Whether from an injury, biting a hard food or teeth grinding, broken or chipped teeth can erode your enamel.


When the surface of your teeth wears down, you may experience increased sensitivity and discolouration.

Over 30 Years of Cosmetic Dentistry Experience


Porcelain Veneers in Perth

A veneer is a thin casing of either porcelain or composite resin that is bonded to the front surface of a tooth to improve its appearance. It can be used to eliminate the problem of stained or dark teeth, close spaces between teeth or even reshape a tooth.

Our practice maintains a minimum intervention philosophy in that we aim to preserve as much tooth structure as possible. We attempt to remove the least amount of tooth structure to still obtain the desired cosmetic and functional result. Tooth veneers and onlays are often preferred. The appearance of the final result is, of course, one of your most important criteria. To achieve this, we will usually make a smile design and diagnostic evaluation before proceeding with treatment.



Porcelain veneers are the superior choice as they are longer lasting and have a more natural tooth enamel appearance due to their semi-translucent properties. They are less prone to staining or chipping and are made in our in-house laboratory by skilled technicians who cater to your individual needs. Because they are so natural looking, porcelain veneers are the best choice when several teeth are being restored. For areas of more wear, porcelain veneers are also preferable as they are more durable.

Composite resin veneers are the same material as white fillings and are bonded directly to the tooth by the dentist in just one visit, unlike porcelain veneers which are made in the laboratory by our technicians. Hence these are quicker and cheaper than porcelain veneers. Although they are more susceptible to staining, they are fairly simple and quick to restore and recommended for just one or two teeth where less stress on the bite is placed. They also require no preparation for your tooth, unlike porcelain, and can be bonded directly without the need for removing any enamel.

Frequently Asked Questions on Veneers

What is the difference between composite and porcelain veneers?

We make veneers from one of two materials – composite resin or porcelain. The two materials have advantages and disadvantages that need to be considered when deciding. Read more about the material differences through our blog article Composite vs Porcelain Veneers – Which One is Better?

Are dental veneers permanent?

Yes. Veneers are permanent in the sense that once placed, your teeth cannot be reverted back to how they were pre-treatment.

How long do veneers last?

Ceramic veneers aren’t built to last forever, but they are strong and durable. With basic care, veneers can last up to 15 years. The non-porous surface means the veneer will resist stains from food and drinks. 

How long does the treatment for veneers take?

We have a tried and tested process for providing our patients treatment for veneers. Our refined smile designed process will make the experience as seamless as possible. The approximate time frame to complete your treatment is 6-8 weeks inclusive of the design process and the treatment.

What is the difference between crowns and veneers?

Crowns and veneers are generally made of the same material, a high strength ceramic. The major difference between crowns and veneers is the amount of reduction of the tooth structure to achieve the final result. Ceramic veneers are generally only used on the front surface of the upper and lower anterior teeth as they provide a good cosmetic outcome for minimal biological damage to the tooth. Dental crowns are indicated in those instances where the teeth have suffered more damage and would be better served by something that wraps the tooth up and provides more strength. The outcome for both restorations is to provide a good cosmetic, functional and durable result with the least impact on the tooth structure.

Are veneers more invasive than crowns?

Dental veneers are less invasive than crowns. A veneer is a layer of porcelain or composite resin less than 1mm thick which is bonded to the front of your existing tooth. A crown requires more extensive removal of tooth structure and has a greater biological cost. In most instances your dentist will choose the least invasive restoration utilising modern adhesive dentistry

Do I need to whiten my teeth before I have veneers done?

Before proceeding with any dental cosmetic treatment, you will undergo a significant assessment (diagnostic work up) during which we will ask you if you are satisfied with the colour of the teeth adjacent to those that are to be prepared for veneers. Should you or the dentist have any concerns with the colour of your natural dentition, I would normally refer you to another dentist who specialises in laser beaching as this provides the best long term outcome to improve toot colour. Once this tooth whitening process is completed, the veneers would then be matched to the new natural tooth colour.

Over 30 Years of Cosmetic Dentistry Experience

Get a Second Opinion on Veneers

Already speaking with other cosmetic dentists about veneers, or have you had treatment you are not happy with?

With full time daily exposure to the complexities of cosmetic dentistry, Dr Bradley Shepherd has a vast bank of knowledge and experience to be able to provide you with a second opinion on your completed treatment which may not be satisfactory to you. We can also help you understand or suggest alternatives to a treatment proposal you may have already received from another provider.

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