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What is Cosmetic Dentistry and How Can it Benefit You?

Cosmetic dentistry differs from general dentistry in that is focuses on the appearance of an individual’s smile rather than oral health. However, Dr. Byers who is a renowned San Diego cosmetic dentist as well as a highly sought after general and emergency San Diego dentist, believes that combining these two disciplines of cosmetic and general dentistry allows his patients to achieve both maximum oral health and an aesthetically pleasing smile. In fact, most dentists specialize in either one discipline or the other. Dr. Byers is among the select few dentists in San Diego who is able to combine multiple disciplines to provide his San Diego cosmetic dentistry patients with comprehensive oral health and beauty services.

Cosmetic dentistry is generally characterized by highly sophisticated procedures that focus on enhancing the appearance of the teeth. These procedures often include: teeth whitening, porcelain veneers, dental implants, dental bonding, crowns, full mouth reconstructions and a range of other similar treatments. General dentistry on the other hand, focuses on treatment techniques that improve oral health and prevent gum disease as well as tooth decay, which can lead to toothaches, infections and subsequently require dental emergency procedures such as root canal therapy. Dr. Steven Byers, who has been serving dental patients for more than 25 years, also offers 24-hour emergency dentistry services and immediate appointments to treat his San Diego, North Park and Kensington dental emergency patients.

How Can Cosmetic Dentistry Benefit You?

In order to perform cosmetic dentistry procedures, Dr. Byers will first need to address any oral health issues you may have. This will help you achieve maximum oral health prior to your cosmetic dentistry treatment. Once you have undergone one or more cosmetic dentistry procedures, you will see immediate and dramatic results in the appearance of your smile. This often motivates patients to smile more often as they begin to feel more beautiful. In fact, a smile can greatly improve the appearance of a patients’ face as a whole and give them a boost in self-confidence that they have not had before. This can automatically improve their social skills and subsequently affect their quality of life. Therefore, one can easily claim that the most advantageous benefit of cosmetic dentistry is on a deeper and emotional level as it greatly affects how an individual looks and feels. There is no denying that everyone wants to look beautiful and a gorgeous, sparkling smile can get you there. Remember that your smile in generally the first facial feature others notice about you. In addition, cosmetic dentistry procedures, such as dental implants, can also be used as an effective restoration technique for patients who want to replace missing teeth.

Cosmetic Dentistry Trends

The success of cosmetic dentistry as its own field has led to numerous technological advances and developments that make the process of a smile makeover highly sophisticated and long-lasting. Today, cosmetic dentists strive to use the least invasive cosmetic dentistry techniques and laser-guided equipment to achieve quality results that are completely natural and can last for many years to come. This also helps patients achieve an aesthetically pleasing smile in a short amount of time and minimum recovery.

Dr. Steven Byers, a leading cosmetic dentist San Diego patients have trusted for years, uses only the latest and most sophisticated cosmetic dentistry technologies and techniques that ensure maximum patient comfort and have a proven track record of producing optimal and long-term aesthetic results.

To learn more about your smile makeover options, please contact our leading-edge cosmetic dentistry office today. Likewise, if you need general dentistry services and or an immediate dental emergency appointment, please call us right away so that we can provide you with prompt and quality medical attention. Dr. Byers is the best dentist who serves patients in North Park, Kensington, University Heights and throughout San Diego County.

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4403 Marlborough Ave
San Diego CA 92116
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Phone (619) 282-7060