While most people would like to have a perfect smile, few of us are born with one. But now, those who are dissatisfied with the appearance of their teeth can turn to cosmetic dentistry for help. This method of professional oral care focuses on improving the appearance of your teeth, gums, and mouth for a more aesthetically pleasing smile. Patients with stained, worn, chipped, misshapen, misaligned, missing teeth or with a “gummy” smile can all benefit from cosmetic dentistry.
Cosmetic dentistry procedures are often elective dental care treatments rather than treatments essential for mouth health and function, though some cosmetic procedures do provide restorative oral health benefits.
Though cosmetic dentistry hasn’t yet been officially recognized as a dental specialty, cosmetic dental work is becoming increasingly popular, with the industry projected to reach $32 billion by 2026. The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry currently includes more than 6,000 dental professionals who specialize in cosmetic dentistry.
Cosmetic dentistry includes the following procedures:
The benefits of cosmetic dentistry include:
Disadvantages of cosmetic dentistry include:
At Scripps Rock Dental, we offer comprehensive cosmetic dentistry services to our patients. Our trusted and friendly staff will provide best-in-class cosmetic dental care, and we’ll ensure that your visit is a pleasant one. When it comes to our patients, we have one goal in mind: giving you the beautiful smile you’ve always wanted!