Can Porcelain Veneers Be Used With Gum Recession?

There are cases when severe recession is past the point where reasonable periodontal grafting can help or patients do not want major surgery for a multiple number of reasons.  In some cases, porcelain veneers combined with bite alignment can provide an excellent treatment option.  In this case, the recession was a functional problem as the teeth were continuing to wear away with normal function.  There was also a cosmetic issue.  Dr. Konig, uses the term Functional Cosmetic Dentistry to describe these types of cases.

Severe Gum Recession and Unesthetic Smile

Porcelain Veneers for Functional and Cosmetic Reasons


The benefits are:

1) Beautiful Smile

2) Protection of exposed root surfaces

3) Easier oral hygiene

4) Balanced bite

5) Non-surgical treatment

If you have questions about Houston Porcelain Veneers, Houston TMJ, or Functional Cosmetic Dentistry please feel free to call our office, Ronald W. Konig DDS, FAGD, LVIF, 713-668-2289


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