When it comes to your quality of life, your teeth are important for things like biting and chewing properly and enunciating your words clearly. When it comes to the quality of your smile, your teeth are the main attraction, and their appearance is important to your level of self-confidence. For many patients, the appearance of their teeth can be affected by several different issues at once, which is one reason why porcelain veneers are so popular. Today, we examine two common reasons why your dentist might recommend porcelain veneers for improving your smile.
For a convenient way to straighten teeth
Misalignment is a common cosmetic dental issue, and in many cases, it may not require full orthodontic treatment to correct. For instance, if your teeth are only slightly misaligned, then your dentist might suggest correcting their contour with one or more porcelain veneers. By bonding the veneers to the front surfaces of your teeth, your dentist can create a straighter and more attractive appearance for your smile.
For restoring chipped or cracked teeth
Tooth cracks and chips are also common esthetic smile issues, and in severe cases, they may require a full dental crown to address. Often, however, a tooth may just be chipped or cracked on its front surface and can be improved with a custom veneer instead. By relying on a veneer instead of a crown, your dentist can improve your smile while helping you save the healthy tooth structure that remains.
Find Out if You Should Consider Porcelain Veneers
With one or more custom-designed porcelain veneers, improving your smile can be simple even when you exhibit several different kinds of blemishes. To learn more, schedule an appointment by calling Lathrop Dental Center in Katy, TX at 832-437-3849. We proudly welcome patients and families from Katy, Fulshear, Weston Lakes, Simonton, Richmond, Rosenberg, Brookshire, Wallis, Orchard, Cypress, Sealy, Columbus, and all surrounding communities.