UPDATE: The author is extremely concerned dental associations are now 'over-policing' aesthetic dental treatment and subjecting good cosmetic dentists to malicious prosecution in an attempt to limit the use of porcelain veneers simply because a few have overused the procedure with inadequate consent. This is NOT what should be happening. Patient should be able to get whatever treatment they wish after they are informed of their choices. All treatment has risks and it is irresponsible for dental associations to try to punish dentists who have gone to great lengths to educate their patients. Root canals and loss of the teeth are severe examples of complications that can occur following veneers, crowns, orthodontics and deep fillings. The dispute with the dentist is not usually the risk that a complication may occur, but who is responsible for the fees dealing with the complication.