Did you know that Americans spend about $1.4 billion on teeth whitening procedures and products every year? And this isn?t even counting yet all the money Americans put into their teeth, period. How our teeth matter, and it?s often one of the parts of a person?s appearance that they are most sensitive about. Not only does the state of your teeth make an impact on first impressions, but teeth are an important part of your overall oral health.
If you?ve been thinking about giving your teeth a much needed ?upgrade,? there are several procedures out there worth considering — and many of them are probably easier to obtain than you should have thought. Here are four popular options for cosmetic dentistry that you might want to consider.
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One of my patients recently asked me about their children’s teeth. One of their kids – as kids will do – had fallen while running and chipped two of her permanent front teeth which had recently come in. My patient had attempted to take her child to her dentist, but the child had become so embarrassed by her teeth and frightened of the dentist’s tools that my patient had to take her screaming child home. “What can I do?” the patient asked me. The answer was simple, but one many parents don’t realize exist: take the child to a dentist for kids.
Yes, that’s right – there is probably at least one specialized dentist for kids in every city in America. Why? Well for one, kids are frightened of going to the dentist office and scary-looking dental technologies. Continue Reading No Comments