What’s the Difference Between a Veneer and a Dental Crown?

Watch this video to learn more about the distinction between dental veneers and dental crowns for rejuvenating your smile.

A question I get a lot is what is the difference between a crown and a Veneer? A veneer is what you think it is: a cover, just like this piece of veneer on top of another piece of wood. It’s a thin coverage. A veneer covers the outside of your tooth. Unlike a crown, which completely covers your tooth, a veneer is a more conservative way of beautifying your smile. It allows us to whiten your teeth, to straighten your teeth and give you a really perfect smile without excessive drilling. So if you think you’re a candidate for conservative smile makeovers, please give us a call and we’ll discuss our veneer options with you.

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About John Hopkins, DDS

After attending Tulane University and receiving his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Mississippi in 1977, Dr. Hopkins graduated from the prestigious Emory University School of Dentistry in Atlanta, Georgia.

At Emory, Dr. Hopkins studied directly under Dr. Ronald Goldstein, considered the father of modern aesthetic dentistry.

Following graduation from Emory in 1981, Dr. Hopkins joined an esteemed multi-specialty practice in Palm Beach, Florida, where he honed his skills in numerous dental specialties: endodontics, periodontics, oral surgery and aesthetics.

While in Florida, Dr. Hopkins also completed the continuum at the Pankey Institute, the most renowned dental education institute in the world.

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