Cosmetic dental treatments are becoming more popular. At our Toothworks dental office, we offer a variety of cosmetic procedures to help restore confidence in your smile. That said, we also want you to be confident in your decision. That's why our dentists at our Toothworks Fairview Park Dental location in Ontario have listed some questions you should ask yourself about cosmetic procedures.
A wide variety of treatments such as crowns and veneers fall under the category of cosmetic dental care. These procedures treat issues with your teeth and may help you to feel more confident in your smile. When starting their cosmetic dental treatment journey, some patients begin to think about the cost, while others consider the time treatment will take. Still others consider whether cosmetic dentistry is really worth it.
Of course, each of these is a valid question and it's worth discussing any inquiries with your dentist, who is the best person to offer advice on cosmetic dentistry and which procedures will be right for you. On that note, below you'll find three worthwhile questions to ask yourself before fully committing to any cosmetic dental procedure.
Will I feel better?
One of the first questions you should ask yourself regarding any cosmetic procedure is if it will make you feel better. That is to say, will you gain enough self-confidence for the procedure to be worth it. For many people, self-confidence is the driving force behind even considering cosmetic dental treatment. Having great teeth could well be worth the investment. But make sure to be completely honest with yourself about how such a procedure will truly make you feel.
Am I unhappy with my teeth?
Whether or not a cosmetic dental procedure will make you feel better in the long run, you should also consider whether or not you're currently happy with the state of your teeth. Ask yourself, whether it's getting Invisalign treatment later in life or opting for professional teeth whitening procedures, if it's worth the investment when you smile at yourself in the mirror.
How much will it cost?
One of the first factors you should consider is if you have the money, or the insurance, to even have a cosmetic procedure done in the first place. Some dental clinics have options available for you if you don't have insurance, such as financing options and/or a dental savings plan to help afford treatment. Even if you don't have the money ready to go, the various options available to you should be an excellent jumping-off point.
At Toothworks, we'll be glad to discuss the fees of dental procedures with you and help you determine what's affordable.
Having a great set of pearly whites is a great way have to boost your confidence in your overall appearance. And we have a variety of different options to choose from to help put your best smile forward!