How do you feel about the appearance of your teeth? Is there something that you would like to change about the way that they look? It could be something fairly minor, such as their color, or a more significant alteration, such as the position of your teeth.
Having a great smile is considered to be a fantastic attribute. It can help us to feel attractive and have confidence in our appearance, and it can determine the first impressions that you make on those that you meet. A friendly smile is one of the most basic gestures that we can make, yet it is also one that has a significant impact on those around us. Fortunately, it is possible to change and improve the way that your teeth look, thanks to the accessibility of cosmetic treatments – something Dr. Jessica Wyatt and Dr. Jay Ajmo in our Jupiter Beach dental office can offer.
Cosmetic dentistry isn’t something to be taken lightly. If you are looking for dental treatments to improve the appearance of your teeth, then you need to ensure that you choose a professional who has the knowledge, training, skill, and experience to provide you with the best possible result. So how do you find the best cosmetic dentist that you can afford?
Ask for referrals
One of the best ways to find a great cosmetic dentist in Jupiter, or anywhere else for that matter, is to ask around for referrals. If you have local friends, family, or colleagues that have had cosmetic dental work done, ask them who they used and whether they would recommend them. Alternatively, you could ask your regular, restorative dentist if they could signpost you to a cosmetic dentistry specialist.
Check out their work
Any good cosmetic dentist will be delighted to have an opportunity to showcase their work. Before and after photos are standard practice and will give you a good idea of what you can expect to be able to achieve when you choose them for your smile transformation. Just be sure that the photos that you are shown are representative of actual patients and are not commercially-produced examples!
Follow up on their education and accreditations
Just because a cosmetic dentist can show you stunning examples of their work doesn’t mean that they are qualified to perform these treatments. It is also worthwhile asking what effort they make to continue their education and keep abreast of the latest developments in the industry, and how much time they devote to cosmetic treatments over restorative ones. This will give you a good indication of how much experience they have and their commitment to providing the best treatments and patient care.
Trust your gut
You cannot overestimate the importance of trusting your instincts. If everything else checks out, and you have visited the practice, but something still feels a little ‘off,’ it may not be the right cosmetic dentist for you. When you go to the practice, be sure to get a good feel for the environment and the staff. A positive experience will make you feel much more relaxed when it is time for your treatment.