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Questions to Ask at Your Smile Makeover Consultation

A smile makeover is a great way to improve the appearance of your smile and gain more confidence in your daily life. No one should have to live with a smile they are not truly proud of. A smile makeover allows those who may be insecure to feel better about any imperfections they have.

FAQs about a smile makeover

While many understand the benefits of a smile makeover, some avoid the procedure out of fear that it is either not effective or too invasive. The following is everything to know about a smile makeover to help calm any anxieties you may have about the process:

Am I a good candidate for a smile makeover?

Almost every patient is a good candidate for a smile makeover. But, some require more preparation than others. Ideally, a smile makeover patient should have good oral health. While those who suffer from enamel erosion, gum disease or any other form of oral health complication may need to treat the issue before starting their smile makeover.

The reason good oral health is important for a smile makeover is because poor oral health can affect the results. However, most dentists are able to help patients achieve good oral health and prepare their mouth to ensure the smile makeover is successful.

What treatments will you use?

It is also important to determine the exact treatment options the dentist plans to use to improve your smile. A smile makeover is a rather broad term and the treatment methods available are numerous. A few of the more popular forms of smile makeover treatment include:

  • Teeth whitening
  • Dental veneers
  • Dental implants
  • Inlays and onlays
  • Gum lift

Each patient is different and has their own set of needs, so it is important to determine at the consultation the course of action the dentist plans to take for the smile makeover.

What are the benefits of a smile makeover?

The most obvious benefit of a smile makeover is an improved appearance. But, the benefits cover much more than cosmetic value. In addition to a more natural-looking, symmetrical smile, a smile makeover can ensure the patient is in good overall oral health and give them a good reason to care for their oral health each and every day.

Those who go through a smile makeover feel better about their appearance, are able to function better while eating, talking and sleeping and can more effectively maintain good oral health. Most of the smile makeover treatment options are also long-term and certain to keep patients looking great for years to come.

How effective is a smile makeover?

One of the main questions to ask at your smile makeover consultation is how effective the results are, particularly with their own previous clients who have undergone similar procedures. A skilled dentist should be able to give a clear indication as to what can be expected and help the patient develop realistic expectations.

While the quality of the long-term results depends largely on the oral care of the patient, having some insight into what can be expected can help patients make an informed decision on whether or not the process is worth it.

In conclusion

If you are thinking about getting a smile makeover, then be sure to go into your consultation with some information. This can ensure you know as much as you need to get a successful makeover that will make you happy.

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