More than just Cosmetic Dentistry: Correcting Misaligned Bites with Porcelain Veneers

Cosmetic Dentistry is a broad term.  Changing someones life by giving them a healthy bite, beautiful smile and more stable long term health can be acheived.  This case exemplifies how proper design, care, and artistry with porcelain veneers can be utilzied to correct  complex dental issues.  It is Functional Cosmetic Dentistry and can be utilized to correct misaligned bites.

Misaligned and Tetracyline Stained Teeth, Gum Defects

Correction of Bad Bite and Stains:  Note how Porcelain Veneers Used to Close Gum  Defects

Before Treatment

After Treatment


In addition to closing spaces, aligning smile, stabilizing the bite, and changing the color, the teeth are also easier to maintain his periodontal health.  This is a case that no amount of orthodontics or braces can help change this gentleman’s life.  Correcting the smileline also contirbutes to facial symmetry.Additionally, Misaligned bites can lead to further gum issues and even TMJ pain.

If you have questions regarding Houston Porcelain Veneers or Nonsurigical Overbite/ Underbite corrections, please feel free to contact us, Ronald W. Konig DDS, FAGD, LVIF, FIAPA, 713-668-2289.

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