I have slightly crooked teeth. They’re also in need of whitening. I talked to my dentist about doing veneers, but he said it wouldn’t work in my case. I’m really disappointed about that, but he said the whitening would improve their appearance. Can you think of anything else I can do for the slight crookedness without veneers?
Sam K. – Staten Island, NY
Did your dentist give any specific reason why he didn’t think you were a good candidate for porcelain veneers, because you sound like a great candidate to me. I’d get a second opinion. It’s possible that your dentist is just uncomfortable placing veneers and is using you not being a good candidate as an excuse.
Porcelain veneers can take care of the discoloration and the crookedness in one swoop. However, if there is a legitimate reason that you cannot get them. You could do invisalign and teeth whitening simultaneaously.
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