We all want to have an amazing smile. We want our cosmetic dentistry procedures to show great results and when leaving the dentist, tell him how happy we are with the outcome. In order to avoid any bad cosmetic dentistry results, here are some important tips for you to have the best experience possible:
Tip 1: You can always ask your dentist to show you some before and after photos so you can get an idea of results your dentist has achieved for other patients. Many dentists have photos of cosmetic dentistry work they have performed. You just have to ask.
Tip 2: Before starting your cosmetic dentistry procedure you will have to make sure that what you want, and/or need, is the same as what your dentist will do. In order to make sure of this you will need to have strong communication with your dentist. Making sure to communicate thoroughly with your dentist before any procedures will prevent you from having a bad experience and ending up with something you don’t like. So take plenty of time to discuss expectations and possible results before beginning any cosmetic dentistry work.
Tip 3: Another helpful thing you can do, both for you and your dentist, is to bring photos with you that show your expected results. This way your dentist will know exactly what you have in mind when you are making your requests for cosmetic dental work.
Tip 4: Never allow a dentist to start prepping your teeth without first having a functional wax-up done for you so you can see exactly how your teeth will look after your treatment. This functional wax-up is prepared in the laboratory in order to be approved by you.
Tip 5: Large amounts of money are spent each year by companies that market their cosmetic dentistry products. You should not believe everything you see in commercials on TV. Always try to research each product or business you want to use on the internet. Search for reviews and articles explaining the procedures you are interested in to have a better idea of what is available.
These simple tips will help you create a plan with your dentist to ensure your satisfaction with cosmetic dentistry procedures.