Cosmetic Dentistry

General Dentistry & Cosmetic Dentistry located in Fort Myers, FL
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Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry offers the chance to create a smile you’ll love sharing. It is also an area of specialty for David M. Martinez, DMD, of First Street Family Dentistry in Fort Myers, Florida. If you’d like to explore your options when it comes to making the most of your smile, call or click to book a one-on-one consultation today.

Cosmetic Dentistry Q & A

Why do people pursue cosmetic dentistry?

While preventive and restorative dentistry can help create or maintain a functional smile, cosmetic dentistry is focused solely on the aesthetics of your smile. All cosmetic treatments strive to create a visually appealing smile that boosts your confidence. 

People pursue cosmetic dentistry treatment for a variety of reasons. Some want to create better impressions in their workplace or in social settings. For others, cosmetic dentistry offers a way to correct parts of their smile they’ve felt self-conscious about for many years. 

No matter what brings you in for cosmetic dentistry treatment, rest assured you’re in the best of hands. Your dental specialist works closely with you to design a customized treatment plan. 

What kinds of cosmetic dentistry treatments are available?

You have a wide range of options when it comes to making the most of your smile. Some cosmetic dentistry treatments you can choose from include:

  • Teeth whitening
  • Tooth-colored fillings
  • Inlays and onlays
  • Dental bonding
  • Crowns and bridges
  • Dental veneers
  • Dental implants

Many of these treatments also deliver restorative benefits. In those cases, your treatment might be covered through dental insurance. The administrative staff is happy to check your coverage so you understand the cost of your treatment. 

How do I know which cosmetic dentistry treatments are available?

When you partner with a dentist, the process begins with a discussion of what you hope to achieve through treatment. Having clear goals is the best way to ensure a positive experience. 

In many cases, a combination of treatments offer the best possible results. For example, you might choose to have older amalgam fillings replaced with tooth-colored fillings, then move forward with dental veneers. 

Many people have teeth whitening done at the beginning of their cosmetic treatment journey to ensure the right shade match when moving forward with a bridge or crown.

A quick dental exam gives your dentist an idea of which options might best align with your needs. You’ll receive all of the details needed to make an informed decision about your treatment planning. 

Cosmetic dentistry is more than just cookie-cutter treatments. Your dentist considers the curve of your smile, your facial features, and even the shade of your skin when planning your cosmetic treatment. 

If you have additional questions or want to learn more about the latest in cosmetic dentistry, call or click to book a visit at your earliest convenience.