Dental Crowns and Veneers, Compared

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Are you looking to improve your smile? So many options for cosmetic dentistry can be overwhelming. Two of the best options available for improving the aesthetics of your smile are dental crowns and dental veneers. Let’s look at some advantages of each.

First, basic differences: dental crowns fully conceal unsightly or damaged teeth by capping the entire tooth, down to the gum line. Dental veneers, on the other hand, conceal damaged or unsightly teeth by fastening a small shell to the front of teeth for a visually pleasing result. With proper care, either option can last for a decade or more.

Dental Veneers:

Tooth Strength: Dental veneers require very little tooth enamel removal, even less than dental crowns.This keeps your natural teeth strong.

Customizable: Dental veneers can be customized and designed to exactly fit the color, size, shape, and curvature of your smile.

Prestige: Dental veneers can give you a superstar smile–they are often used by wealthy individuals and celebrities alike.

Dental Crowns:

Versatility: Dental crowns can protect teeth that have fillings, that have had root canals, and even implants.

Customizable: Dental crowns can also be customized and designed based on color, size, shape, and curvature of your smile.

Functionality: Crowns improve the functionality and durability of a tooth, extending its lifespan.

Consulting with your dentist  will help you make the best decision for your personal oral health. If you would like to schedule an oral exam at Madison Dental Spa, simply call our dentist office in Madison, Connecticut, at our number 203.245.5101. Dr. Moumen Almouzayn and our entire team look forward to making your smile shine!