Dental Tips Blog

Jan
21

3 Reasons Why You Deserve a Beautiful Smile

There are more benefits to cosmetic dental treatment than you might realize.

Here are a few less-conventional reasons on why you should give it a try:

  1. Cosmetic Enhancement Can Boost Your Energy

We tend to get used to what we see in the mirror. It’s easy to believe that we don’t need to change anything about our appearance when we’re settled in a job, a routine, a relationship.

In reality, making a little change will spice up your life. It could motivate you to make bigger changes such as in your diet or exercise routine. A beautiful smile gives you the incentive to keep it bright and healthy through a great oral hygiene routine.

  1. You Can Indulge Guilt-Free

Do you find it hard to justify spending money on cosmetic enhancement?

If you put aside a tiny portion each week, no matter how small, it will eventually add up. It’s much easier to save something for yourself a little bit at a time rather than impulsively spend a large amount all at once.

Whether you use what you’ve squirreled away for a new hairstyle or just a little teeth whitening, you don’t need to feel selfish. Mom and dad need some pampering, too! Cosmetic dentistry can last longer than any cut, color, or manicure.

  1. Smiling is Good for You!

The act of smiling itself releases endorphins and reduces cortisol levels. This means more happy feelings and less stress, and who of us doesn’t want that?

Simply knowing your smile looks great will give you a reason to share it! Your increased positivity will help you and others around you feel more relaxed.

What are your smile goals? Ask your dentist which cosmetic treatments are right for you.

Posted on behalf of:
Salt Run Family Dentistry
700 Anastasia Blvd
St. Augustine, FL 32080
(904) 824-3540

Dec
18

3 Ways to Afford Dental Veneers

Posted in Veneers

Dental veneers are beautiful “false fronts” that can even out and brighten just about any smile. Do you have to pay for them entirely out-of-pocket? Take a look at the following tips for some helpful inspiration.

  1. Do Some Research on Insurance

Most insurances won’t cover the cost of purely cosmetic dental treatment. But you may need something to repair minor damage you experienced in some sort of accident. As long as the damage to the tooth is not too deep, veneers could serve a bit of a restorative purpose.

It would be a good idea to investigate the policy of your insurance company (and others) to see whether there is some way to get coverage.

  1. Shop Around

The cost of cosmetic dentistry tends to vary with location.

While you shouldn’t settle for a dental practice simply because it’s cheaper (that can say something about the experience and quality), you could get a better deal by seeking treatment out of town or a different type of veneer.

  1. Try Out a Payment Plan

Almost every dental office that provides cosmetic procedures like dental veneers has some sort of in-house financing or payment plan. Your dentist works to make the care you want as easy as possible for you to access.

You might even find that having multiple veneers placed at once will get you a discount on the overall cost.

The results that you’ll see in your smile from dental veneers could change your life! It certainly doesn’t hurt to ask your dentist about how veneers can make a difference in your smile. Schedule a consultation to find out whether veneers are right for you.

Posted on behalf of:
Southern Charm Dental
7119 FM 1464 #312
Richmond, TX 77407
(832) 648-3685

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