Matching New Veneers to Skin Tone

Dentists use shade guides to help their patients pick out the best color for veneers.

For those who want to improve their smile with veneers, it’s good to keep in mind that what they see in terms of white teeth on television and in movies might look freakish in real life, without the help of lighting experts.

Cosmetic dentist Jenifer C. Back, DMD, says that the whites of the eyes are a good place to start when determining a color.

Match Your New Smile With Your Skin Tone