Worn and broken teeth are the window to knowing that something else is going on. If you fall into this criteria, it is important to find out what has caused this before restoring your teeth with cosmetic dentistry. This can make the difference in how long your porcelain veneers or porcelain crowns can last.
In the case above, this gentleman severely ground his teeth down secondary to a TMJ or bite problem. We corrected the bite problem prior to cosmetic dentistry to restore his teeth. In essence, this case was not restored to the same position and bite that caused this problem.
It truly makes a difference in longevity for patients. From a cosmetic perspective, this smile makeover added youthfulness and vibrancy to this gentlemans life.