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How Do I Choose a Cosmetic Dentist?

November 3, 2021
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Posted By: Adrian Lefler
Cosmetic Dentist

COSMETIC DENTISTRY IS dental treatment that focuses on improving the appearance of the teeth. When it comes to the teeth, there are several different approaches we can take, depending on the individual patient’s goals and needs. Different cosmetic dentists offer a wide variety of treatments, so how do you choose the best one?

Five Factors to Consider in Your Cosmetic Dentist Search

Many variables play a role when you’re choosing the best cosmetic dentist for you and your family. How you rank your priorities is up to you, but here are five items that we feel should be on everyone’s list.

1. Where Is the Practice Located?

How close is the cosmetic dentist to your home or work? Does the practice also offer all of the general dentist or services you and your family will need? Is the distance convenient enough that twice-yearly checkups will be easy? Set up a range based on your answers to these questions and look for cosmetic dentists inside it.

2. What Is the Cosmetic Dentist’s Reputation? 

Within the radius you’re willing to travel, which cosmetic dentists have the best reputations among their other patients? Find out by checking Yelp and Google, and ask around if you know any of the patients in person. You can also get recommendations from neighbors and friends.

3. Which Treatments Are You Interested In? 

Does the cosmetic dentist offer everything you’re interested in? Are you looking for teeth whitening? Veneers? Repairs for chips and cracks? Are you looking for something beyond dental care like treatments to achieve a more youthful appearance, such as Botox and facial fillers?

4. Are They in Your Budget?

As important as it is to get high-quality care, cost is an important factor too. What’s your budget for cosmetic procedures? Does your dental insurance cover them? 

5. How Comfortable Are You Around the Dentist? 

It doesn’t matter how affordable and skilled a cosmetic dentist is if you can’t relax in their practice. Go in for a visit ahead of time to get a sense of the place, the team, and the dentist. Good dentists always prioritize patient comfort!

We Can’t Wait to Meet Your Smile Goals!

Hopefully this list gives you a good place to start in your search for a great cosmetic dentist, but if you’re still uncertain, come see us at our convenient location! We can answer your questions about our practice and find out if we’re a good fit for you and your family’s dental needs. You can also check out our business page to learn more about us.

We love meeting new patients!

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