Planning a Smile Makeover

When you feel embarrassed about the way your teeth look, it can affect your self-confidence and even your social life. Investing in yourself to make improvements in your smile may help you feel more relaxed when you’re smiling or laughing around other people.


Even if your teeth are very healthy, there are several things you can do to boost their appearance.


Talking to Your Dentist about What You Want to Change

The first step to any smile makeover is talking to your dentist about your teeth. What do you like or not like about them? Are there specific teeth that you want to change or correct? Maybe you’re bothered by the shape of one tooth and colour of the others. Together, our Studfield dentists will help you prioritize what issues to address first, and create a customized care plan that outlines plans for the future.


Deciding Which Options Work Best for You

In most cases, there’s more than one option when it comes to enhancing the appearance of your teeth. You may want to consider other alternatives than what you originally had in mind. Although smile makeovers vary from person to person, most plans combine a variety of different aesthetic procedures, such as:

  • Porcelain veneers or crowns
  • Composite bonding
  • Tooth recontouring
  • Replacing old metal fillings
  • Teeth bleaching/whitening
  • Replacing missing teeth with dental implants or bridges


Financing and Budget

Cosmetic dental treatments are elective in nature. Unless they’re used for rehabilitation purposes — such as porcelain crowns or white fillings — they may not be covered by your health fund. Fortunately, a number of affordable financing options are available, so that you can fit your treatments into your monthly budget.


For more information on cosmetic dentistry in Watrina South, contact Studfield Dental Group to schedule a consultation.