Cosmetic Dentistry FAQs

What is cosmetic dentistry?

Cosmetic dentistry is essentially a set of dental procedures designed to enhance a person's smile. These procedures need to be performed by a cosmetic dentist who has undergone special training for each procedure he or she offers.

What conditions can cosmetic dentistry fix?

It can fix a wide variety of conditions, including chips, gaps, tooth discoloration, missing teeth, unsightly metal fillings, and more.

What dental procedures are considered cosmetic?

Any procedure that improves the smile's appearance, but is not always medically necessary is considered cosmetic. The most common are porcelain veneers, teeth whitening, dental implants, dental bonding and filling upgrades.

What is a 'smile makeover'?

A smile makeover is when a cosmetic dentist examines your smile and recommends one or multiple cosmetic procedures to make your smile as beautiful and healthy as it can be.

How should I choose a cosmetic dentist?

This is a very important decision considering cosmetic dentistry is a delicate combination of art and science.How to Choose a Cosmetic Dentist gives more information on the topic.

Who are the best candidates for cosmetic dentistry?

Anyone who is unhappy about the appearance of his or her smile.

Is cosmetic dentistry covered by dental insurance?

This will ultimately depend on the specific insurance you have. Some procedures that are also restorative in nature may be covered, but many are not because they are considered 'cosmetic' only.

Our team can help you figure out what procedures will be covered for you and which will not. For the ones that aren't covered, we can arrange financing options to fit your budget.

If you're ready to experience the natural beauty of a healthy smile, contact us today to schedule your free cosmetic consultation!

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