Here Are Some Priorities For Our O’Fallon Cosmetic Dentists When Completing Smile Transformations

Written by Dr. Brace on Jun 11, 2024

As dental technology continues to advance, patients benefit from more and more treatment options; this is a great thing! However, this abundance of choice can sometimes make it difficult for patients to come to a conclusion on how to move forward. That’s why our O’Fallon cosmetic dentists are here to help you!

Every aesthetic treatment protocol is a little bit different; our team always personalizes our patients’ plans to meet their needs. Here are some of the considerations we keep in mind:

  1. Existing damage

If you have existing dental damage, this damage will probably need to be corrected before we move forward with aesthetic treatment. We absolutely do not want to simply make your smile look better by covering up underlying oral health problems.

  1. Treatment timeline

Patients who want to perfect their smiles in time for special events, like weddings or reunions, have a number of efficient treatment options. Talk to our dental team about timeline issues we should prioritize.

  1. Post-treatment maintenance

You’ll also want to reflect on what you’re comfortable taking on in terms of long-term maintenance. If, for example, you lighten your teeth with professional whitening treatments, you’ll need to repeat this process annually or semi-annually in order to eliminate newly developed stains. Porcelain veneers, on the other hand, are naturally stain-resistant; these restorations will continue to look fresh and bright years to come.

  1. Budget

Our dental team believes that all of our patients deserve to have smiles that they love; that’s why we offer treatments to fit a range of budgets. We’ll help you figure out how to get the most out of your cosmetic treatment process.

Our O’Fallon cosmetic dentists are happy to give you any additional information you need about specific aesthetic treatments, and how we put together cosmetic treatment plans. You can always call our office to speak to a member of our team or use the Contact Us page on our site to submit an inquiry.