Should I Get Braces or Porcelain Veneers? (photo)

I'm 17 yrs old and must pay for my dental work as an adult. I don't like the gummy look after braces are removed after closing large gaps and don't want them as an adult. Though I've been told by family I should just opt for braces .

Doctor Answers 1

Go with Braces

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Your gap is fairly large and if you closed that space with porcelain crowns, then the teeth will have uneven proportions.  Teeth should be a certain height and width and if you choose to go with crowns now, then your width will be too large for the height and look weird.  

Hope that helps.  Good luck!

Irvine Orthodontist

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