Would veneers be a good option for my crowded crooked teeth? (Photo)
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Would veneers be a good option for my crowded crooked teeth?
Many thanks for asking about your smile. You have had orthodontics before but have had relapses. From looking at your smile, your front teeth are very prominent and forward but veneers would not make a lot of difference. You need orthodontic treatment with perhaps 2-4 teeth removed at the sides to allow the full anterior segments to be pulled back.
The repositioning would allow your lip seal to be better and your smile would then be enhanced with a better profile as well.
Invisalign is a discrete but removable orthodontic system that would allow you to achieve a great smile without the downtime and pain of fixed braces.
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If you are not going to wear invisalign, or any kind of ortho to move the teeth. Then yes veneers is a great option. As long as you understant that the tooth that is more forward will be reduced more aggeresivly. Also those white spots cant not be bleached as they get high lighted and patietn hate them more. that can easily bse corrected with veneers.
Do orthodontics/ Invisalign
Douglas Jopling, DDS
Dallas, Texas area
Porcelain veneers can give "instant orthodontics"
If all planned well, it can be as few as 2 visits within a week or two to get your perfect smile!
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Since you have had orthodontics twice already and relapsed both times, I would not recommend it again. Based on your photos, you appear to be an excellent candidate for veneers. To achieve that perfect smile you're looking for with instant results, I would recommend 8-10 porcelain veneers across the top and the bottom. I would recommend consulting a cosmetic dentist to determine your options, and always look at before and after photos when choosing your dentist. They will give you a good idea about what you can expect. I've attached a link to a before and after photo of a patient of mine who chose the instant fix of veneers. Good luck and I hope this helps. Follow me if you have more questions.
Sarah Thompson, DMD
St. Louis, MO area (O'Fallon, IL)
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