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Overbite Correction with Veneers


Many patients have asked if they can get an overbite correction with veneers. They ask, “What is the best veneers to help overbite correction”? In order to correct an overbite, all of the teeth on the upper arch or the lower arch need to be treated. The over bite cannot be corrected by working on only some of the upper or lower teeth. An over bite cannot be corrected if only six teeth are going to be treated. One of the best overbite correction options is non-invasive and requires no braces.

Most patients want porcelain veneers to magically and inexpensively solve the overbite problem but, a traditional porcelain veneer cannot correct an over bite. Porcelain veneers have mainly one purpose; it is to cover the outside of the tooth to change the color and the shape of the teeth. Porcelain veneers or dental laminates can lengthen teeth or shorten teeth but cannot correct an overbite unless the best dentist is selected that has special skills with non-invasive dentistry.

It is possible to correct a deep overbite without grinding down the teeth, without shots or needles and without surgery or braces. But, the best cosmetic dentist needs to be chosen because it requires a special expertise to be able to correct an overbite with a high tech version of porcelain veneers using non-invasive dentistry.

Befor and After photo of Overbite Correction with Veneers
This patient had his upper ten teeth treated over 10 years ago using a high tech bonding method that kept his teeth white and protected. This patient looks more professional and confident.

TMJ & Porcelain Veneers


Porcelain veneers can be utilized to reduce TMJ symptoms. Some patients have TMJ problems because their bite has lost its guidance from years of wear. When teeth are ground down, or worn down, the bite is flattened and may contribute to TMJ symptoms. Porcelain veneers are not just for cosmetic dentistry; they can also improve health and function. The best cosmetic dentist can actually improve the patient's deep overbite with porcelain veneers but many of these patients need more than just an improvement for a bad bite.

This patient has a new protective layer built over his natural teeth and better biting guidance with an improvement to his smile. He did not get deep overbite correction but he did experience less TMJ problems with an improved bite from his porcelain veneers. Solving TMJ problems can also have a large stress and pain reduction benefits over a lifetime. Patients have reported higher energy and significant stress reduction with anti-aging dentistry that is combined with his exclusive Face Lift Dentistry®. Patients want to look their best and look years younger in a natural way which is why so many have traveled from all over the world to receive this level of care.

Correcting TMJ with Veneers

Many patients who suffer from migraine headaches have a bad bite to blame for their pain. TMJ stress from a bad bite can be relieved with porcelain veneers that improve the bite as well as overall appearance. It takes a highly skilled dentist to design veneers that help treat migraine headaches. This patient has lost the length on his canine teeth because of teeth clenching and grinding.

Porcelain veneers restored the natural length of his teeth that improved his bite and decreased his TMJ problems. His teeth were worn down and short and his bad bite was flat. Porcelain veneers reversed the flat bite TMJ problem. This is limited to the horizontal directions but most patients have also suffered from lost vertical height and lost front and back bad bite positions. In order to correct the lower jaw position in all dimensions the treatment needs to be extended to a more complex anti-aging dentistry treatment plan.

Deep Overbite - Before Treatment Bite Restored with Veneers
Bad bite, short teeth and spaces between his teeth were treated with no prep porcelain veneers that did not break even with a patient that grinds his teeth. The specialized bonding method created extra strong ultra thin porcelain veneers.

Overbite Correction with Veneers

Some patients, including this patient from Beverly Hills, California, wear their teeth down by grinding at night. This patient shortened his teeth after years of teeth grinding. He has a deep overbite that is getting worse as he continues grinding at night. He was not even aware of his chronic teeth grinding until Dr. Muslin showed him magnified images of his teeth. Face Lift Dentistry ® can completely correct his deep overbite and restore the worn-down tooth structure. This patient, however, opted for a limited treatment plan that involved placing porcelain veneers to re-establish the guidance to his bite. His bad bite will be improved but not optimized. Bite correction with veneers requires a unique type of veneer with super bonding by the best cosmetic dentist.

Porcelain Veneers & Whiter Teeth

Permanently whiter teeth are possible with porcelain veneers because they bond over the top of the existing tooth structure. No grinding on the natural tooth structure is necessary. Porcelain veneers are very thin. There are a variety of porcelain techniques that add too much bulk or look unnatural. The artistic cosmetic dentist must work directly with the ceramist to create natural looking teeth. One of his areas of expertise is working on the porcelain veneer with the ceramist. He will work on every single porcelain veneer for each of his patients, which is why the quality of his work is highly recognized.

Bite Equilibration

To help counteract an uneven bite, this patient also benefited from a bite equilibration. The uneven bite can be balanced by strategically removing a small amount of interfering tooth structure to gain the best possible balanced bite. The comfort achieved by removing interferences in the occlusion can be significant.

For those patients interested in overbite correction with veneers consult with Sam Muslin, DDS, Santa Monica California, please call for an appointment (310) 829-6796. All photos are untouched and are the actual patients of Dr. Sam Muslin.