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Crowns vs. Veneers: Which Option is the Right One for You?

Here at Westgrove Dental Care, your dentist in Garden Grove, CA we offer both veneers and crowns to transform your smile. Dr. Brandon and Dr. Iris have had significant experience in cosmetic dentistry and creating beautiful smiles. Both veneers and crowns are popular cosmetic dental treatments that can improve the appearance of teeth. However, they have different advantages and may be recommended based on the specific needs of the patient. Here are some benefits of veneers and crowns for esthetics:


Benefits of Veneers:

  1. More conservative: Veneers are a more conservative option compared to crowns because they require less tooth preparation. Only a thin layer of enamel needs to be removed to place the veneer.

  2. Versatile: Veneers can be used to address a wide range of cosmetic dental issues, such as chipped or stained teeth, gaps between teeth, and misaligned teeth.

  3. Natural-looking: Veneers are made of a tooth-colored porcelain material that mimics the natural look of teeth. They can be customized to match the color and shape of the surrounding teeth for a seamless appearance.

Benefits of Crowns:

  1. More durable: Crowns are generally more durable than veneers and can last for many years with proper care. They are recommended for teeth that have significant damage or decay.

  2. Protective: Crowns provide protection for weakened or damaged teeth and can prevent further damage from occurring.

  3. Better for large restorations: Crowns are recommended for larger restorations, where more tooth structure needs to be removed to restore the tooth's function and esthetics.

Overall, both veneers and crowns can provide significant esthetic benefits. The best option for you will depend on your specific dental needs and cosmetic goals. Call us at (714) 8893-2453 for a complimentary cosmetic consultation today!


A Westgrove Dental Care patient with a beautiful smile after veneers delivery.

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