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If you’re not confident with your teeth, you might feel the need to hide your smile from the world. Dental veneers are a popular way to change the look of your teeth. However, there are not for everybody. In this article, we will explain what veneers are and who is the best candidate for them.

What are Dental Veneers?

Dental veneers are thin covers that your dentist custom-fits to your teeth, allowing you to change the appearance of your teeth. They are a semi-permanent solution and work best for individuals who are not happy with the size or shape of their teeth. To apply veneers, your dentist will need to remove a thin layer of your tooth enamel to ensure a proper fit. If you take care of your veneers, they can last up to 10 years.

Veneers Vs. Other Options

Because veneers are applied to the surface of your teeth, they will not correct any underlying problems that might be affecting the look of your smile. While uneven or crooked teeth can be masked with veneers, orthodontics such as braces or aligners are the only way to permanently straighten your teeth themselves.

A good dentist will be able to assess your individual situation and help you determine if veneers are the best choice for you. Call Pearl Dentistry at 713-766-4389 to talk to a professional about dental veneers.