Why is Cosmetic Dentistry Important?

Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry – How Important Is It? Well if you want great teeth it’s very important.

Chances are, if you live in America, you take pride in making your choppers straight and white.

It has become a part of our culture. Notice the endless shelves of whitening toothpastes at the local drugstores.

And don’t forget about all those ads on television for professional-grade whitening kits.

Cosmetic Dentistry – Having Great Teeth Can Boost Your Self Confidence

One way or another, you’re going to get that pearly white smile. Then there’s cosmetic dentistry for those who really have it rough. Were you given a raw deal with crooked eye teeth or broken K-9s?

Hey, it’s not really a concern anymore. As long as you have the cash, you can get that fixed-up in no time.

It’s all about veneers, porcelain caps, and Zoom whitening.

The next time you go abroad, check out the local’s teeth. I visited the Taiwan about 10 years ago and was witness to plenty of dull, not so bright, yellowish looking grins(1). Some were just atrocious. It was hard for me to believe that people from other countries just didn’t make a big deal out of their teeth. I mean, you only get one set after all. Why not go ahead and resort to cosmetic dentistry if there was a need to?

Well, after do a little chatting with my buddy who came from Taiwan, he filled me in on a little secret. They don’t really care. Yeah, you heard me right. Many other countries don’t put the emphasis on cosmetic dentistry, braces, and whitening processes like we do. Here in America, we’re apparently obsessed with having a stellar grin.

I know that I am obsessed with it. That is exactly the reason why I brush my teeth three times a day and floss at night. I want to avoid cavities and at the same time make certain that my teeth would be straight and white. Wouldn’t you?

Interesting video with before and after photos of Hollywood Stars showing just what a cosmetic dentist can do!


Let’s face it; there’s nothing wrong with having a little cosmetic dentistry done. I’m sure I would do it if I had to one day. Since we have the technology, we might as well take full advantage of it.

All I know is when I meet someone; their smile makes a huge impact with me. Probably more so than any other physical characteristic. So all of you dentists, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and teeth specialists out there, keep up the good work. We want our smiles looking fabulous as long as we’re around.

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