The Basics Behind Veneers, Crowns & Bridges!

What’s the Difference Between Veneers, Crowns, and Bridges?

Whether your dentist made the suggestion or you simply suspect your smile is in need of a major overhaul, you may be toying with the idea of crowns or veneers. But maybe you’re not sure which option is right for you or you’re terrified to walk out of the office with a mouthful of Chiclets and a hefty bill.

Don’t worry—we’ll walk you through the basics and help you figure out how to choose the option that’s beautiful, natural, and right for your situation.

 

What’s the Deal With Veneers?

Veneers just cover the front surface of your tooth and are generally used to make slight to moderate changes to your tooth that look natural.

 

What’s the Deal With Crowns?

Otherwise known as a cap, a crown covers the entire tooth, unlike a veneer, which just covers the visible surface.

 

What About Bridges?

If one crown isn’t enough to remedy your problem, a bridge—two or more crowns—can do the trick.

 

Ready to talk over your options with a pro? iSmile Dental in Brooklyn, New York has you covered. Contact us through our website or give us a call: (718) 384 – 8880 for our Williamsburg, Brooklyn office or our Park Slope, Brooklyn location at 857 Union Street.

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