How to Choose A cosmetic Dentist

When researching how to choose a cosmetic dentist, consider their experience level, range of services offered, and approach to care. These factors will ensure you choose a cosmetic dentist that’s equipped to provide you the best care in the industry.

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Choose an Experienced Cosmetic Dentist

When possible, choose a cosmetic dentist that is nationally-recognized by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. With decades of experience in cosmetic dentistry, they will have access to the best equipment and oral surgeons in your area. At the Art of Dentistry, we’re proud to note that both of our doctors have received titles from this prestigious organization. When speaking with cosmetic dentists, make sure to ask the below questions: 

  • Do you have specialized training in the field of cosmetic dentistry? 
  • What is your experience with creating crowns, implants, and veneers? 
  • Can you help me with gum disease treatments and laser gum surgery? 
  • Have you worked with a wide range of clients? 
  • What are your relationships with oral surgeons in my area?

These questions can help you navigate experience level and areas of expertise before choosing a cosmetic dentist. One of the best ways to learn more is to book a free consultation or ask for patient testimonials.

Ask About In-House Services & Safety

Few cosmetic dentistry offices are equipped with the tools to create crowns on site. At The Art of Dentistry, we utilize in-office CEREC technology to create customized veneers within one day. Our newly-remodelled San Diego facility provides a clean, comfortable, and modern environment for our patients to receive unparalleled care. In addition to creating crowns, affixing veneers, and fitting for Invisalign® braces, we offer in-house whitening and sedation dentistry. When determining how to choose a cosmetic dentist, make sure they offer a full list of services including:  And be sure to ask about their safety precautions. To guarantee the well-being of our staff and clients, our cosmetic dentistry office is equipped with MERV 16 HEPA filters, antiviral ultraviolet lights, high speed suction and intra-oral instruments, and private suites and waiting areas. Learn more about our facilities here.

Look for a Holistic Approach to Care

Choose a cosmetic dentist that takes a holistic approach to your health and well being. 

Because no two clients are alike, you may require a unique combination of services to deliver the best outcome. We’ve developed a 7-step Smile Makeover process to ensure both our client’s aesthetic and health goals are met. Before offering a solution, we take the time to understand your objectives and medical history. From there, we’ll present a detailed treatment plan. By choosing a cosmetic dentist with an individualized approach, you’ll be able to address your personal needs before committing to any services.

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Our Team: Dr. Addleson and Cosmetic Dentistry Staff

When deciding how to choose a cosmetic dentist, look for experience, a wide range of capabilities, and a holistic approach to care. The first step is booking a free consultation to learn what options work best for you. 

Book a consultation with our team to learn more about our treatments today.