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Veneers:  Are They Right For You? Marietta, GA

Veneers: Are They Right For You?

If you are ready to take the next step in significantly improving your smile, porcelain veneers are an excellent option to consider. These custom-made, thin porcelain shells directly attach to your existing tooth surface to hide imperfections such as chips, cracks, stains and minor gaps in your smile as well teeth that are misshapen or slightly misaligned.

Porcelain veneers are a leading choice in cosmetic dentistry for those that want an instant smile makeover. However, before you convince yourself that veneers are your ticket to a more confident smile, there are important factors to consider. While veneers help a large number of patients, not everyone is a candidate for this cosmetic procedure.

Porcelain veneers are designed to correct aesthetic problems, and they cannot be used to restore damaged or weak teeth. Veneers are extremely thin, about the thickness of your fingernail, so they are not equipped to be a substitute for a dental implant or crown.

Veneers are typically not the best option for patients who have the following dental concerns:

  • Severely misaligned bite
  • Teeth grinding habit (bruxism)
  • Inadequate tooth enamel
  • Tooth decay

If you are unhappy with your smile, yet you have the above complications that inhibit your chance for successful veneer placement, there are still many other options in cosmetic dentistry to address your concerns. Getting veneers is a permanent procedure, so make sure you fully discuss your options with your cosmetic dentist first. Gilreath Family Dentistry has a full range of cosmetic dental services to meet your needs, goals and preferences. From minimally invasive teeth whitening to a full set of veneers, we can help you smile with confidence.

Posted on behalf of Dr. Paul Gilreath IV, Gilreath Family Dentistry

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Our Client Reviews
Gilreath Family Dentistry

5.0 / 5.0

Based on 307 reviews


Dr. Gilreath is incredible with my kids. They love going to the dentist now! And this busy mom loves the warm neck wraps, the soft music and enjoying a latte while I relax!

Kenneth H.

Was lucky enough to find these guys when I got insurance that my old dentist did not take. Very professional and friendly staff! Office has the latest greatest technology as well. If you're looking for a new dentist, search no further!

Susie L.

Very personable and friendly, they took the time to go over my complex dental history and did not pressure me into anything. They gave their recommendations and priced out any options I had. Great group!

Camille Y.

Dr. Gilreath and his staff are top notch. I received the best cleaning I've ever had while watching my favorite show. The Doctor and his staff were all very polite, friendly, and courteous. They explained everything to me clearly and presented me with options in a gentle way that didn't make me feel pressured at all. It's obvious they really care about the wellbeing of their patients. The facility and equipment is really nice as well. I will definitely be back!

Juan R.

Always willing to work around my kids and my schedules. Today I had a long appointment. They started on time and always made sure I was comfortable and that the pain was managed so the procedure could’ve been completed without issues. Very courteous and professional staff.

Lucia B.

Awesome dental practice! The staff is friendly and efficient. Dr. Gilreath is thorough and versed in the latest technology and procedures. I love that he can make crowns in the office while you wait (so no walking around with a temporary crown for days or weeks). I would strongly recommend this dental practice!

Matthew W.

I've been going here for about a little over a year now. I've had a few cleanings, a filling, and started Invisiline so far. Hands down, the best run dental office I've ever been to. In the past at other dental offices I often had to wait 30 or more minutes beyond my appointment time before being seen. At Dr. Gilreath's office I've been seen on time every time. They seem to have systems in place to make every part of your visit run smoothly. From how they took x-rays, to billing and appointments, to the work done by the hygienist/dentist, everything seems to run like a well oiled machine. On top of that all the staff are all friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. The office space itself is also quite nice. Very clean, well maintained, and seems very "up to date" with their equipment. If you're looking for a dentist and are anywhere in the northwest metro area I would highly recommend Dr. Gilreath.

Jhion R.

The staff is always so courteous and personable. They make us feel like family every time we have an appointment. Service is excellent, too. My wife recently went for a cleaning and Dr. Gilreath noticed a chip in one of her fillings. He knew we recently had another baby and that her time was very limited so he went ahead and did the filling right then and there, an extra thirty minutes tops. Dr. Gilreath is always looking at the big picture and really knows his stuff. We will never go anywhere else

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Gilreath Family Dentistry

200 White St NW
Marietta, GA 30060

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