Porcelain veneers and Invisalign can create a beautiful, glamorous smile, but each in its own way. In general, Invisalign acts like braces to straighten your teeth. Porcelain veneers cover tooth imperfections by acting as a new tooth surface.
If you are considering ways to improve your smile and are wondering about these two treatments, factors to consider include:
- What is the final outcome you want to see?
- Are the tooth flaws you are dissatisfied with purely cosmetic?
- Does your bite need to be aligned?
Our experienced Cedar Park dentist Dr. Dale Williams will help you answer these and other questions, and help you decide which cosmetic dentistry option will most effectively achieve your goals. If your bite is misaligned or there are other bite issues requiring treatment, then Invisalign may be the right way to create healthy, functional, and beautiful teeth. For more cosmetic-oriented issues, porcelain veneers may be right for you.
With Invisalign, you wear a series of medical-grade plastic trays for the duration of the treatment, switching to a new aligner about every two weeks. You wear the aligner at least 22 to 23 hours a day, but the aligners are virtually invisible and do not attract attention like metal braces. With porcelain veneers, the thin veneer is bonded to the front surface of your tooth, creating a flawless, bright white smile appearance.
To learn more about porcelain veneers and Invisalign in Cedar Park, please contact Cedar Park Premier Dentistry to schedule a consultation with experienced dentist Dr. Dale Williams. Our veneers and Invisalign consultations are complimentary.