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What is the Difference Between Cosmetic Dentistry and Restorative Dentistry?


Posted on 5/23/2022 by Oral and Facial Surgery Center
What is the Difference Between Cosmetic Dentistry and Restorative Dentistry?Cosmetic dentistry might seem similar to restorative dentistry but there are differences in these two types of dentistry. When you know about these types of dentistry it helps you in identifying what kind of dentistry you need to have a healthy and beautiful smile.

Cosmetic dentistry


Cosmetic dentistry is the procedure that a dentist will do so that there is enhancing the appearance of the teeth. The procedure is for aesthetic uses and not to improve the functions of your teeth. Examples of cosmetic dentistry procedures include teeth whitening procedure, alignment for crooked teeth, crowns, and veneers and this gives a natural appearance. The cosmetic dentistry procedures are done by a dental professional.

Restorative dentistry


These are procedures that restore the function of the teeth. Some factors can limit normal tooth functioning such as crooked teeth, missing teeth, and other oral problems. When the normal function is affected it means that it becomes hard to chew or even to speak. When your mouth experiences these problems more risks are likely to occur such as gum disease and tooth decay. When your teeth are missing this will change the appearance of your face. The restorative dentists offer services to restore the functioning of your teeth, This changes the way your appearance looks and will give you a confident smile. The major types of restorative dentistry include fillings, dental implants, dental crowns, dentures, and even onlays, and inlays or dental team is ready to offer either restorative or cosmetic dentistry depending on your oral health issue. We will restore that beautiful smile and give you a confident look.


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