Cosmetic dentistry used to be about giving you a prettier smile. And most procedures today will still do just that. But beauty isn’t the only thing on the menu at a cosmetic dentist’s office. There’s also a goodly bit of health involved.
Advances in dental technologies have made it possible to fix literally any problem that occurs with your teeth — even if there are no teeth in your mouth. A full-mouth reconstruction is entirely possible on as few as eight dental implants (four on the upper jaw and four on the lower), with permanent dentures affixed to the implants to give a patient the look, feel, and function of a full, natural set of teeth.
While this certainly improves the quality of your smile, it also undoubtably improves the quality of your health. When the teeth and gums are intact, ev