3 Signs That You Could Benefit from Veneers

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You may recognize veneers from TV, magazines, and Hollywood red carpets, but ordinary people of all kinds can benefit from what they have to offer. These thin shells of porcelain can be used to address a wide variety of cosmetic issues, so if you have something that’s bothered you for years, they may be able to help you. Here are a few signs that you could potentially benefit from getting veneers.

Chips or Breakage

If you have a tooth that’s been severely broken or even snapped in half, veneers can give you the opportunity to start over. So long as you have enough of a tooth for a veneer to adhere onto, you can use them to make your smile complete again.

It’s important to note, however, that veneers rely on your natural teeth for stability. If your teeth have been broken off too close to the gumline, they may not be able to help you.

Stubborn Discoloration

For ordinary yellow teeth, like from coffee, professional teeth whitening can work wonders. However, some yellow teeth can’t really be effectively helped by bleaching solutions. Thinning enamel, genetic disorders, and smoking can all leave your teeth with a tinge you just can’t seem to get rid of.

Veneers are a great opportunity for people who are unhappy with the color of their teeth to cover up discoloration, giving them the pearly whites that they’ve always wanted.


There are plenty of adults with a smile that’s not as straight as they’d like, but who feel like the time for them to get braces has passed. Invisalign can be incredible for patients like this, but the aligners still take around a year to see results.

It may come as a little bit of a surprise to you, but veneers can be incredibly effective at correcting a misaligned smile. They give your dentist the opportunity to remove bits of your enamel that cause your teeth to clash. Your veneers will also be designed to align perfectly with each other, giving you the straight smile you’ve always wanted.

As you can see, veneers are incredibly versatile, and are capable of solving a wide variety of cosmetic issues. They can do a lot for people of all stripes—not just celebrities.

About Our Practice

At Pelican Landing Dental, we work hard to make all of our patients feel right at home from the moment they step into our office.  Whether you need a checkup, a filling, or a complete smile transformation, we’re happy to craft a treatment plan tailored to your exact needs. We have seven experienced dentists on staff, so we’re confident in our ability to offer you the remarkable dental care that you deserve.

If you have any questions about veneers, we can be reached at our website or by phone at (239) 948-2111.