After viewing Episode 3, viewers asked the doctors when to use veneers instead of crowns. In this video, they answer.
A crown is a thimble-like cap on a tooth. A veneer is a thin porcelain material covering the front surface of a tooth.
A veneer is a more conservative procedure.
The condition of the tooth is what determines whether a crown or a veneer is the best choice. The doctors prefer the option that gives you the best result for the longest period of time.
A tooth with these conditions are unable to support a veneer and require a crown -
These conditions are best remedied with crowns -
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