Frequently Asked Questions
How can you improve my smile with cosmetic dentistry?
With the advancement in dental technology and techniques, there are various ways to enhance your smile. Whether you’re looking to repair cracks, fix crowding, or brighten your smile, your cosmetic dentist can offer a solution that’s right for you. Ask your cosmetic dentist which services they offer and how they can help you achieve your cosmetic dentistry goals.
Are cosmetic dentistry services purely aesthetic?
While it’s true that cosmetic dentistry is focused on improving dental aesthetics, it can also serve restorative purposes. Treatments like dental bonding and enamel shaping/contouring can enhance, protect, and improve your oral health while giving you a more appealing smile.
How long do the results of cosmetic treatments last?
The longevity of results varies depending on the type of treatment. Teeth whitening may last for several months, while porcelain veneers can provide lasting results for many years with proper care.
Are cosmetic dental treatments covered by insurance?
In most cases, cosmetic procedures are considered elective and may not be covered by insurance. However, it’s recommended to check with your provider to understand your specific coverage.