Think of cosmetic dentistry as a type of investment. It requires a huge financial commitment, but once all the work is done you will receive amazing future benefits that will not only improve your life, but it will improve your health.
In this article, we describe some of the benefits you could receive if you were to invest in cosmetic dentistry.
Reason #1. Improve Your Oral Health
Uneven, crooked, or overlapping teeth are extremely difficult to keep clean. Even if you brush and floss as recommended, it is almost impossible to properly remove plaque and tartar that accumulated in the small spaces created by your misaligned and overcrowded teeth. Over time, the plaque and tartar can cause you to experience numerous oral health problems ranging from cavities and tooth abscesses to gum disease and mouth sores.
Cosmetic dentistry corrects the size, shape, and placement of your teeth so they are properly aligned. Once your teeth are properly aligned, you will be able to properly brush and floss so you are removing all harmful plaque, bacteria, and tartar. Removing plaque, bacteria, and tartar on a regular basis will cause you to experience improvements to your oral health.
Reason #2. Save on Future Dental Expenses
Cosmetic dentistry may cost a lot upfront, but it can save you money by reducing your chances of needing other dental procedures in the future. All thanks to the improved oral health you experience because of your new smile.
With your improved oral health, instead of having to regularly pay for dental fillings, root canals, dental bridges, and deep cleanings, you will only need to pay for routine dental care that helps you maintain your oral health. Routine dental care, such as cleanings, x-rays, and examinations, cost less than other dental procedures.
Reason #3. Improve Self-Confidence
Simply changing the appearance of your smile, either by making it whiter and brighter or straightening your teeth, can improve your self-confidence. No longer are you afraid or embarrassed because you have crooked or missing teeth. Instead, you feel confident, comfortable, and proud.
The sudden boost to your self-confidence you experience because of cosmetic dentistry can help you in all areas of your life from your social life to your professional career.
Reason #4. Experience Improvements to Your Overall Health
Many health problems, such as cardiovascular disease, arthritis, and diabetes, have been linked to poor oral health. While there is no guarantee you won’t develop these health problems, you can certainly decrease your chances of experiencing them by improving your oral health with cosmetic dentistry.
Schedule a Consultation to See How You Could Benefit from Cosmetic Dentistry
See how cosmetic dentistry could help you by scheduling an appointment for a personalized consultation with the experienced and compassionate dental team at West 10th Dental. During your consultation, our dental team will make recommendations for treatment that will improve both your smile and oral health. In addition to treatment recommendations, our dental team provides help and guidance so you are confident in the decisions you make regarding your dental health.
Ready to see how you could benefit from cosmetic dentistry? Call our office at 212-982-5883 or contact us online to schedule an appointment for a personalized cosmetic dentistry consultation.