How Many Dental Veneers Should I Get?

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Hi! I’m Dr Andy Kumar, the principal dentist here at Pitt St Dental Centre in Sydney CBD.

Last Tuesday, our lovely patient, Francheska from Rockdale, came in for a smile consultation. Whilst her teeth are healthy and well maintained, she felt her teeth are abit short. She also has a gap between her front teeth, which made her self-conscious. She has always wanted to get porcelain veneers, and she felt now is the right time!

During our session, she asked me, “Hey Andy, how many veneers should I get?”

You know, a lot of patients ask us this during the smile consultations, so I thought I’d make a video sharing with you what I shared with Francheska.

So, how many dental veneers should you consider getting? This, of course, is highly individual and depends on several important factors.

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The width of your smile. You see, when considering veneers, you’re looking to enhance the shape, size, alignment, and colour of your visible teeth. This means, the more teeth you showcase in a social setting, the more veneers you might consider. For the upper set, a typical veneer placement is for ten teeth, essentially covering the spectrum of teeth visible during a full smile.

Moving onto the lower teeth, it’s a bit more complex. Some individuals hardly show their lower teeth when they smile, in that case, it won’t be necessary to get any. For people whose smiles reveal both upper and lower molars, they mightily consider up to 24 or even 28 veneers. So you see, it truly varies from person to person.

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The health of your teeth plays a crucial role. If you’ve chipped, broken, or stained teeth but are content with the remainder of your smile, you could focus on rectifying only those particular teeth with veneers. Sometimes, all it takes is a single veneer to bring harmony back to your smile.

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Lastly, the base colour of your teeth also influences the number of veneers you might need. If you have a single dark tooth amid a set of perfectly good ones, a veneer for that one tooth may be enough. However, for those experiencing stains or generalised discolouration, all visible teeth might need veneering to achieve an evenly toned smile.

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So to wrap up, there’s no one-size-fits-all answer when it comes to the number of dental veneers you should get. The key is to consider your unique smile, the health of your teeth, and your personal goals for the smile enhancement.

I hope that’s given you more insight into how many dental veneers you should get.

If you have been thinking about upgrading your smile and want to work with someone trusted by well-known Australian TV and sports personalities, we would love to take care of you. We also provide a complimentary smile consultation.

At Pitt St Dental Centre, we offer flexible payment options, so you can get your dream smile faster.

Simply call us at 02 9223 4767, complete the booking form on our website, or send us a direct message on social media. We will be in touch to help you organise your smile consultation. See you in the next video.


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