The Advantages of Cosmetic Dentistry: Beyond Appearances
Have you ever wondered what the benefits of cosmetic dentistry are–other than the obvious “my smile looks better” angle? Well you would certainly be onto something if you have speculated there might be more advantages. Some cosmetic dentistry procedures are just that, cosmetic. But many have multiple purposes, whether that’s improving your oral hygiene or correcting an uneven bite. We’ll dive into some of the advantages of cosmetic dentistry in Prescott below.
Strengthen weak or compromised teeth. Even a procedure like the bonding of porcelain veneers, which seems to be entirely cosmetic, has practical applications. Bonding of durable veneers to weaker teeth can strengthen those teeth.
Increased comfort. Whether you have a tooth that’s too long, too sharp, or chipped, you may experience discomfort on a daily basis. If these issues are addressed with cosmetic dentistry you will benefit from both the improved appearance and comfort.
Bite and smile balance. If your teeth aren’t a uniform length, chewing and even talking can be difficult or uncomfortable. Improving your bite and smile balance will have both visual and functional benefits.
Improved Hygiene. If you have small spaces or gaps between your teeth or slightly overlapping teeth, correcting those issues with cosmetic dentistry can allow you to maintain your oral health more effectively.
Optimal health required. If you’re dead set on making your smile perfect, you can’t skip steps. Cosmetic procedures require you to have optimal oral health first before focusing on appearances.
Interesting in learning more about cosmetic dentistry options from Prescott Dentistry? Act now before the busy holiday season begins. Contact us today to schedule your consultation!
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