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Using dental crowns and veneers to realign and repair worn teeth.

Here's a case where a smile has both tooth wear and alignment issues. The "after" portion of...

a) Vertical overbite. - This case involves the situation where the person's front teeth overlap significantly. As a result, tooth wear has occurred. b) Dental crowns. - We illustrate the placement of dental crowns with this makeover because they offer great strength characteristics and can be used to improve the apparent alignment of teeth.

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Using porcelain veneers to improve the symmetry of worn teeth.

For the most part, this virtual makeover case simply involves a smile that needs improved symmetry...

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Closing a tooth gap- Invisalign® vs. placing porcelain veneers.

When this person submitted their picture for a virtual makeover, their email seemed to suggest...

Closing tooth gaps - Spaces between teeth can be closed either via placing dental restorations (such as porcelain veneers) or via orthodontic treatment (braces, Invisalign®). This virtual makeover discusses the pros and cons of both.

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Comparing applications for Crowns vs. Porcelain veneers.

This digital smile makeover can give you an idea of some applications where a dentist would probably...

Tooth wear - This case involves a smile whose pattern of tooth wear suggest that a habit of tooth grinding was involved. Crowns vs. Veneers - As this case details, different teeth would most ideally be treated using different types of restorations.

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Stepping up to porcelain veneers from dental bonding.

When this person submitted a photo of their smile for a virtual makeover, it wasn't so clear to us what...

a) Porcelain veneers - This virtual makeover gives an idea of how placing a set of veneers can be used to create an overall improvement for a smile. b) Vs. dental bonding - It also explains why (for this case) porcelain restorations make a better choice than bonding.

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