When it comes to dentistry, most people think about cleanings, prevention, and more routine services. However there is so much more to dentistry than just routine procedures. Cosmetic dentistry includes procedures like veneers, teeth whitening, onlays, inlays, and more! Today, we’re going to be going over the various types of cosmetic dentistry, what they include, and how they can benefit you! 

Starting off, it’s important to understand that not all cosmetic dentistry services are not just purely cosmetic, or only used for visual appeal. While they can drastically change the look of your smile, they can also help improve your health. Your oral health is just as important as your physical health. Oral health is also linked to overall health and wellness. A lack in oral health has been shown to heighten the risks of various diseases and illnesses. Needless to say, it’s important to take off your body, which includes your smile! 

Cosmetic dentistry can also be something that is dentist recommended or you can get various procedures done, without needing a referral. You’ll most likely need to see a dentist and have a consultation about what you’re looking for or wanting, but many times you can call a dental office and schedule an appointment. No need to be seen by a specialist or get referred from a previous reason or procedure, simply connect with us and we will be happy to help you! 

Types of Cosmetic Procedures

There are so many types of different procedures that you can get. At Smiles by Dr. Santos, we offer the following types of cosmetic procedures. 

  • Teeth whitening
  • Porcelain veneers
  • Cosmetic bonding
  • Cosmetic contouring of uneven teeth
  • All zirconia crown and bridge work
  • Gum reshaping
  • And more!

All of these services are both safe and effective. Not only can they help boost the look and aesthetics of your smile, but they can also help improve your overall health and wellness. 

They can also help boost your self esteem! Your smile is one of the first things that people notice about you, and if you’re self conscious about your smile, our cosmetic dentistry services can help! A smile that is bright and healthy can help you feel confident walking into that next job interview, first date, and just feel great all around!  

Our office also offers an anesthesia wand for all of our dental procedures. We understand that the dentist isn’t everyone’s favorite place to be. Dental phobia is a real thing and we want you to know that we recognize that and do our best to make all of our guests feel comfortable and safe during their service. Whether you’re needing some numbing or full anesthesia, we’re here for you! 

Schedule an appointment with our friendly and experienced staff! In order to get started, we’ll perform a full comprehensive examination and help you determine the best type of cosmetic service for your needs, wants, and dental health. As a family and cosmetic dental specialist, we’re here to help keep your smile as healthy and beautiful as it can be! For more information about our services or if you’re ready to get started, connect with us online or directly! We can’t wait to see your smile!