Cosmetic Dentistry May Not Break Your Bank

There are many circumstances in which insurance will pay for your cosmetic procedure. This means that you may not be thousands of dollars out of pocket as you may have been thinking prior. Insurance is especially likely to help cover costs if the procedure is necessary to improving your health or quality of life.

Your Confidence Will Greatly Improve

If you have a poor smile you will likely be thinking about it every second of the day. You’ll question your interaction with strangers, friends, and even family. You may have difficulty eating which forces you to eat your food differently than those around you.

When you undergo a cosmetic procedure (or set of procedures) to fix your smile, many of your insecurities will just simply disappear. This is because cosmetic dentistry is designed to make your smile look and feel naturally beautiful.

You Will Make Better First Impressions

Often times the first thing that a person notices about another person is their smile. Having a smile that is crooked, yellow, or is missing teeth will all create a negative impression. While others try to act like it does not bother them, it actually may. Having teeth cosmetically fixed will free a person from negative first impressions due to a poor smile. A person with a great smile will feel more confident about who they are and what their abilities are in interviews, first meetings, and on the street in general.

Cosmetic Dentistry Actually Can Be Necessary

Many people still believe that cosmetic dentistry is not necessary. That the procedures done by a cosmetic dentist are all “extra” or “just for show”. For some individuals, cosmetic dentistry is not essential. For others, the procedures performed by a cosmetic dentist can truly improve their quality of life.

Cosmetic dentists that do fillings and root canals leave you thinking that your fixed teeth often look more real than you could have ever imagined. These procedures are absolutely necessary for individuals that are allergic to metals and other alternative metals often used to complete these procedures. The fact that the filling or root canal looks like the real tooth is merely just a bonus here.

For individuals who have tooth problems, tooth loss, or teeth that have to be pulled, the outcome can be truly devastating. Not only do these individuals have to try and explain their missing teeth when talking with others, they also have to deal with the problems that arise because of their missing teeth. These problems may include difficulty eating, difficulty talking, and difficulty getting a job (particularly if this job involves actively greeting customers on a regular basis). In this situation, dental implants performed by cosmetic dentists could fix every single one of the problems listed above.

Cosmetic Fixes Look No Longer Looks Fake

When cosmetic dentistry was new many cosmetic procedures looked fake, felt unnatural, and did not improve the prior circumstances that lead you to the procedure in the first place. Thankfully, cosmetic dentistry has improved greatly since then.

In this day and age many cosmetic dental procedures look and feel very natural. When looking in the mirror you will see that fillings, root canals, and tooth implants often look like they blend right in with the rest of your teeth. The work that a great dentist can perform is truly magical.

More from Our Dentistry in San Marcos

Are you interested in learning more about the treatments discussed above, and are you curious to know if they’re right for you? Contact Larry D. Molenda, D.D.S. to learn more and discuss treatment options. We’ll be happy to help you achieve the smile of your dreams!