5 Ways To Ensure Your Cosmetic Dentistry Is Successful

Written by Dr. Reuben Sim
Published: 22-01-2022

Hi. Are you looking to find a cosmetic dentist that can help you with a smile makeover? Now, I’m going to share with you five different ways to ensure that this will be a successful process for you. I promise you, once you follow these five steps, things will be nice, easy, and clear for you to move along with your next treatment.

Step number one. First of all, do your research. When I’m saying doing your research, I don’t mean researching on what options are going to be the best for you, but essentially, you should know exactly what potentially your smile should look like or what it should actually portray, your personality, your style, and your desires. That way, you can communicate that with your dentist really well. Collect some photos of stars or friends or family that you like the smile. So, if you’ve got a smile that you like on someone, take a photo, keep it, and have a collection of them so at least you know you’ve got the smile that you want and you can show it to your dentist.

Now, the second thing about doing your research is make sure you research on the practise that gives you all the options that’s available in modern-day dentistry. If you go to a practise that only offers you one or two different kinds of treatments, what will happen is that your options and choices might me limited to that one or two options, and you’re not given the advantage of getting all the options available today. So, it may limit the success or the process of your cosmetic smile makeover.


Step number two. Remember to book in for a cosmetic consult, because you still will need professional advice. When you see a dentist, be certain to communicate with him really well on what you would like to achieve. Talk to me about the costs, the pros, and the cons, and be sure to take notes from the conversation. If not, the dentist should be able to provide you with a written copy of the cost, the pros, and the cons for the options so that you can go home, have a discussion with your friends or family, and make and informed decision. That’s really important for the success and the longevity of your cosmetic work, because once you do it, you don’t want to go back and redo it again. Because, do it once, do it well, and never do it again.

Step number three. What I like you to do is to actually go somewhere that allows you to get a trial smile, or to test drive the smile that you like. Because, when you’ve got a smile makeover or you’re intending to do something like that, test driving something gives you peace of mind in terms of what it should be, or what it should feel like. It has to be a physical thing that’s been placed in the mouth, so you get to go home with it for a day or two, or even up to a few weeks, to see the size, the shape, the feeling. Get comments from your friends and family, because that way you know that when it’s permanently placed in the mouth, it’s going to be spot on to exactly where you want it to be. That’s crucial in terms of getting the smile that you want, because again, once you do it once, do it well, never do it again.

Number four. Be certain to be aware of what you pay is what you get. Cosmetic dentistry is very similar to, I would say, building a building, for example. When you build a building, you can have really cheap materials to build a building. It might look okay for a while, but long-term-wise, it may not sustain the weather, the wear and tear, and everything. So, when you see a dentist, you’re paying for a few things. Number one, his expertise in the treatment, his experience, and you’re also paying for the team that he has, his ceramist, his assistant, his materials that’s been used. Because all this plays a vital role in your treatment. So, again, once you do it once, do it well. This will help you with the longevity and the success rate of your treatment.

Finally, what I’d like you to remember is be certain that when you do all this sort of treatment, you want to get this one once and for all, and never repeat again, because whenever you do a cosmetic process, it’s permanent. Remember, when it’s permanent, you don’t want to be taking it off and on because, number one, it wastes time, it wastes money, and at the same time, you’ll be quite tired of repeating the process all over again.

So, do your research well, find the right dentist, and once you follow these four to five steps that I’ve given you, I assure you your process of getting the smile of your dreams would really come true.

If you find that this information that I’ve given you has benefited you in any way or whatsoever, feel free to share this with your friends and family who might be going through the same process as you. Because one of our missions at Dental Boutique is to spread the love of having a confident, happy smile. If you can help me with that, I think that will fulfil a little part of my mission, whether they come to see us or not, as long as they’re aware of the options that’s available out there, see the dentist of your choice, get all the information, and love to see you again. Thanks. Bye.

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