A Comprehensive Guide to Cosmetic Dentistry

Posted by Family Smiles Dental Care Aug 22,2022

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The primary focus of cosmetic dentistry is to adjust and improve a person’s dental aesthetics by fixing issues relating to the color, shape, size, position, alignment, and overall appearance of their smile.

According to Reports and Data, cosmetic dentistry is one of the fastest-growing industries in the US, expected to reach $32.73 billion in value by 2026. 

We are specialized in general and cosmetic dental procedures and can offer you the best dental care for the brightest smile. In this blog, we will give you the lowdown on what the field of cosmetic dentistry is all about.

Types of Cosmetic Dentistry

The scope of cosmetic dentistry is vast and far-reaching and is classified into two specialties:


Orthodontics involves the treatment of improper and irregular bites caused by an uneven jaw structure. Braces, aligners, retainers, headgears, and separators are the most commonly used orthodontic appliances.


Prosthodontics includes treatments such as implants, teeth whitening, veneers, crowns, and bridges.

What Are the Most Popular Cosmetic Dental Procedures?

The most popular cosmetic dental procedures are:

Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is the process of using concentrated hydrogen peroxide gels to eliminate stains from the surface of your teeth. During the procedure, we will clean all the plaque and tartar deposits on your teeth before applying the gel and activating it with laser light to brighten them.

Dental Veneers

Available in porcelain and composite resin, veneers improve your appearance by fixing broken/damaged teeth, crooked or cracked teeth, and discolored teeth. To apply veneers, our dentist will scrape a small portion of your enamel off the tooth surface. 


Implants are titanium screws drilled into your jawbone to help support crowns, bridges, and dentures. They look exactly like natural teeth, last for a lifetime, and, most importantly, restore functionality.

Composite Bonding

Bonding repairs decayed, damaged, or discolored teeth with the help of tooth-colored composite material. Our dentist will clean out the decayed portions of the tooth, apply the composite material onto the tooth, and shape it to match the surrounding teeth.

Get in touch with us today to know more about cosmetic dentistry and the procedures it includes.

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