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Can This Type of Open Bite from Thumbsucking Be Fixed with Veneers? (photo)

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Can Porcelain Veneers Correct Thumb Sucking Space

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Porcelain veneers could improve upon your situation, but full orthodontics (braces) would be the preferable means of treatment for a desirable result.  Good luck. 

Houston Cosmetic Dentist
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OPEN BITE

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if time its a problem for you, or wearing braces, for a at least 1 year, with veneers you will solve this problem in 1 week,but we need to grind enamel,to perform it.

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Mexico Cosmetic Dentist
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Correction of open bite due to thumbsucking

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Although Veneers can improve the esthetics, orthodontics would be a more preferable route to go and a better long term result.

Mississauga Cosmetic Dentist

Can an open bite be improved with veneers?

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The short answer is yes but perhaps a better solution would be orthodontics good luck

 

Kevin Coughlin DMD, MBA, MAGD      CEO Baystate Dental PC

Springfield Cosmetic Dentist

Can an open bite be corrected with veneers?

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An open bite is usually when the upper and lower teeth do not meet/overlap at the front. Thumb sucking is a common cause.

The upper teeth edges can be 5-10 mm away from the lower teeth edges and placing veneers on the upper teeth will produce very very long teeth.

The correct treatment is orthodontics whether it be fixed braces or Invisalign.

London Cosmetic Dentist
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Open bite

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Most esthetic, most conservative and least expensive way to correct this is with orthodontics, traditional or Invisalign. It will take more time but it is worth it.

New York Cosmetic Dentist

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