What Problems Do Porcelain Veneers Fix?

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Porcelain veneers are probably the most powerful treatment in cosmetic dentistry. They are able to fix most of the common cosmetic complaints people have about their smiles including discolored teeth, chipped teeth, crooked teeth, and more. Best of all, it can fix all these problems at the same time, requiring only a few office visits and less than a month to complete.
However, porcelain veneers are not for everyone. This page can help you understand the power of porcelain veneers, but if you want to experience the benefit for yourself, you need to be evaluated in person by a dentist. For an appointment in Oklahoma City, please call 405-622-8996 or email Terry Bass, DDS today.

What Porcelain Veneers Can Do

Porcelain veneers are a versatile cosmetic dentistry treatment. Because they can replace the entire front and sometimes other surfaces of your teeth, they can correct almost any of the common cosmetic complaints people have about their smiles.
Porcelain veneers can be used to fix:

  • Discolored teeth
  • Chipped teeth
  • Gapped teeth
  • Crooked teeth
  • Short teeth
  • Gummy smile

And more. Better yet, if you have several of these problems and you want to have them corrected, you can get them all corrected at the same time, using only one simple treatment.

Porcelain Veneers vs. Other Treatments

Although porcelain veneers can be used for many different conditions, they are no Jack of all trades, master of none. In fact, they are often the best treatment for correcting your cosmetic complaints.

For discolored teeth, teeth whitening has the advantage of being noninvasive and less expensive, but its effectiveness is limited by the type of stains and the color of your enamel. It cannot correct teeth discolored from within, and it can only get your teeth as white as your enamel allows. Porcelain veneers, however, can improve the appearance of teeth discolored for any reason and can get your teeth as white as you want them.

For chipped teeth or gapped teeth, porcelain veneers give a better appearance than the competing treatment, dental bonding, and the results are longer-lasting (generally ten years or more, compared to a year or more for dental bonding).

For crooked teeth, porcelain veneers have the benefit of being a rapid treatment when compared to orthodontic options like Invisalign. While porcelain veneers can be completed in less than a month, orthodontic treatment generally take about a year to complete.

Are Porcelain Veneers Right for You?

If you want attractive, long-lasting correction of any of these issues, porcelain veneers might be right for you. Cosmetic dentist Dr. Terry Bass has extensive training and experience in the proper application of porcelain veneers and can help you get the results you desire.

Please contact Terry Bass, DDS today for a porcelain veneers consultation in Oklahoma City.

Terry Bass
Terry Bass DDS
2816 NW 58th Street, Suite 105
Oklahoma City , OK , 73112
405-848-7780

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