Cosmetic Dentistry FAQ

Here are some of the most common Cosmetic Dentistry FAQ. and the answers you are looking for.

What is cosmetic dentistry? 

The word “cosmetic” is defined as involving or relating to treatment intended to restore or improve a person’s appearance. Cosmetic dentistry is any dental work that restores or improves a person’s appearance. 

What is a smile analysis? 

A smile analysis involves an evaluation of your smile and how it fits with your facial features. Your dentist will likely ask you what you would like to change about your smile.

What are examples of cosmetic dentistry?

At Kilby Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, we offer a variety of innovative cosmetic treatments, including in-office and at-home teeth whitening. We also provide porcelain veneers, porcelain crowns, and dental bonding and contouring.

How can front teeth be fixed? 

Bonding with composite resin that is tooth colored can conservatively correct severe issues in your front teeth like a chipped tooth. 

What techniques are used to correct more severe issues? 

Porcelain veneers are typically used to change the appearance of your teeth from the facial or frontal side only. Porcelain crowns are another method to restore a tooth that has multiple surfaces involved that cannot be restored with simple resin bonding or beyond the point of a veneer.

How do I get started?

At Kilby Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, we offer a virtual smile consultation. We also provide top-notch dental care that is tailored to each patient’s individual needs. We understand that everyone’s smile is unique, and we are dedicated to helping you achieve the look you desire. During your initial consultation, one of our skilled dentists will discuss your goals with you and develop a treatment plan that will address all of your concerns. We offer a wide range of cosmetic dental services, so you can be confident that we will be able to give you the beautiful smile you’ve always wanted.

For more information check out these articles by Mouth Healthy and the ADA.