Porcelain Veneers An Overview
Sandy Springs cosmetic dentist Dr. Brenda Paulen recommends porcelain veneers for a variety of dental health and cosmetic concerns, including uneven teeth, worn enamel, discoloration, chipped teeth and irregular spacing. One of the most popular and effective developments in cosmetic dentistry, porcelain veneers are thin, custom made casings that cover the front of your teeth. In some cases, veneers can serve a restorative purpose and can protect a damaged tooth from further harm.
Porcelain veneers are permanent, durable and stain resistant. With proper oral hygiene and preventive dental care they can last for up to 20 years.
What is the difference between a crown and a veneer?
While crowns and veneers are a very similar type of restoration, there are a few key differences. One of the main differences between crowns and veneers is that a dental crown covers the entire tooth, while a dental veneer only covers the front and sides of a tooth. Veneers are also conservative, requiring much less tooth surface removal and providing a more natural look Porcelain veneers can improve the function and health of your teeth in addition to enhancing your natural smile. Veneers are used to correct uneven teeth, worn enamel, discoloration, chipped teeth and irregular spacing, and can last over 20 years.
Real Results With Porcelain Veneers