Costa Rica Dental Tourism; Which Way to Go, Porcelain Veneers or Crowns?

By Dan Stevens

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Costa Rica Dental Tourism – Due to continuous research by professionals involved in the field of dentistry, patients today have now more options to choose from when planning on getting their dental needs addressed.

Among the numerous dental treatments that are available in the market, the two leading procedures for resolving broken, missing, misaligned and uneven teeth are porcelain veneers and dental crowns. Now you may be wondering; under what circumstance does a dentist suggest that a patient have veneers and when do they recommend crowns?

Generally, the determining factors on whether a patient must have veneers or crowns are the condition of the teeth and what both the patient and dentist wish to accomplish. How so? Well, although porcelain veneers and dental crowns are both aesthetic and functional in nature, these two restorations are different and therefore have distinctive applications.

The most basic difference between crowns and veneers is the span of tooth they cover. Veneer is used to cover the front surface of the tooth or the side that shows when we smile, while a crown encapsulates an entire tooth. The two treatments also differ in such a way that the main purpose of having a crown is to make it … continue reading

Via:: Costa Rican Times