Five Worthy Reasons To Consider Cosmetic Dentistry
By: The Dental Surgery
Many think that cosmetic procedures are a difficult thing to consider yet many can be done within a simple one or two visit procedure and have dramatic results! Whitening procedures are one example where you can brighten your smile on average 6-8 shades in one afternoon! Arrive at the surgery, get all set up complete the procedure and you are ready to show off your new brighter smile!
It is certainly not an uncomfortable experience
Many people mistakenly think of when considering a cosmetic procedure is discomfort. This couldn't be further from the truth! Many cosmetic procedures like prepless veneers or anterior contouring and shade matching of adjacent teeth with filling material is a quick and simple way to update your smile. Many dentists employ digital impressions where you can overlook the need to worry about goopy impressions. Lasers are also used to remove decay, usually without the need for numbing anesthetics. So no shots! Also, many dentists have intraoral cameras where they can work with you to plan out your smile changes before they even happen, so you know exactly what to expect!
Improve your oral health
Another advantage and probably the most important is when a cosmetic update can improve your oral health. Sometimes misshapen or broken teeth can affect the bite and this makes it difficult to eat or speak. Many may feel self conscious as well about the state of their smile and try to hide it away. Cosmetic procedures can arrange your bite to look natural and restore your chewing ability so that you can enjoy healthy nutritious foods again.
You might be pleasantly surprised with the costs
Of course any responsible person considering a smile make over is concerned about financial costs associated with it. Many dentists can work with you in creating a plan to have both your oral health goals met while staying within your budget. Insurances understand that broken teeth will have a domino effect onto other teeth so they can approve the need to have some type of insurance coverage as well. They understand when one or more broken teeth can have you using other teeth more often and that makes those wear down even quicker, so they recognize the need to help cover the cost to get them fixed up!
You will feel amazing!
Lastly, and probably one of the more dramatic results you will have after a cosmetic procedure is your confidence! When people look better, they feel better! They feel good about getting dressed up to meet up with friends and enjoy social interactions more! People with brighter smiles tend to smile and laugh more and are happier too!
Dr Leon Khangura