Veneers and Crowns in Cosmetic Dentistry

When we talk about cosmetic dentistry, the first things which come to mind after teeth whitening are veneers and porcelain crowns. This is because these are one of the best options at cosmetically and functionally restoring damaged teeth. However, most people are not familiar with the differences between veneers and crowns. This article offers a comparison between these restorative options.

Before we proceed, it is best that we discuss the factors that influence the aesthetics of veneers and crowns when they are used for restoring the cosmetically essential front teeth.

What Constitutes a Good Smile?

woman with a good smile

Our front teeth are almost always visible whenever we speak or smile. That is why we take great care while restoring your front teeth so that they possess excellent aesthetics and make you look youthful, charming and beautiful.  Some of the factors which influence the aesthetics of the front teeth include:

Dental Veneers Versus Porcelain Crowns

Now, let’s look at the comparison between veneers and crowns:

What are Veneers and Crowns?

Dental Veneer and Crown Illustration

In short, porcelain crowns are like the veneers. However, the veneers only cover the front surface of the teeth while the crowns cover the entire visible portion of the crown.

Who can Benefit from Veneers and Crowns?

Cracked front tooth

Veneers and Crowns in Cosmetic Dentistry; What are the Pros and Cons?

Pros of Dental Veneers

Cons of Dental Veneers

Pros of Porcelain Crowns

Cons of Dental Crowns

Which Option is Best for Me?

When it comes to comparing dental veneers and porcelain crowns, each restorative option has its own merits and demerits. As discussed earlier, the veneers mainly serve a cosmetic role. On the other hand, crowns are used for improving aesthetics as well as function. Your dentist is the best person to determine which option is best for you.

Whatever the type of prosthesis our dentists use for restoring your teeth, rest assured that they will possess excellent aesthetics and clinical service life. So, if you’re planning to get your damaged teeth restored, book an appointment with our dentists and let us give you a naturally beautiful and attractive smile with dental veneers and porcelain crowns.