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Which tooth restoration option is the better choice: dental crowns or dental veneers? Both services are excellent treatment systems designed to enhance and upgrade the look of your teeth! Even as dental crowns can help your smile achieve new levels of aesthetic beauty, so too can dental veneers. As with all dental procedures, no specific service is a blanket treatment, and thanks to the precision and care of both crowns and veneers, the one that functions best is typically the one that functions best for you.

Dental veneers are thin, yet sturdy artificial shells placed atop the fronts of teeth to give the look your smile requires. They can be shaped and crafted for nearly any smile and even tinted for a seamless blend with your other natural teeth. For a complete smile makeover, a full set of dental veneers can be used. A dental veneer often lasts over a decade.

Dental crowns also seek to enhance the look of your smile, but can also function to keep it safe. If you have damaged tooth enamel or display symptoms of tooth decay, it is possible to prevent further damage by capping a tooth in a dental crown. Crowns can conceal tooth and completely protect it down to the gum line. Crowns are held in place by bonding directly to teeth. Dental crowns can easily last over two decades or longer.

If you would like to experience the life-changing transformation that crowns and veneers can provide, please stop by Scholes Family Dental for an oral exam from Dr. Michael Scholes and our team at our amazing dentist facility in Couer d'Alene, Idaho. Schedule your visit by calling us at 208-667-1578. We will be glad to help you achieve the results you are looking for!