What is Personalized Cosmetic Dentistry? How Does it Help You Gain A Perfect Bite?
Personalized cosmetic dental treatment is specifically tailored to align with your oral needs and desired smile design.
The principle in custom dental cosmetic treatment involves closely aligning with the person’s desired look. It also commonly involves targeting the patient’s precise needs on the source of genetic, biomarker, epigenetic, and socioeconomic factors. Versus in industrialized dentistry, where the process is more like an assembly-line approach, each patient gets a personalized dental plan. In practice, this means obtaining premium care rather than a minimalistic care approach.
People’s oral histories, habits, and desired smiles aren’t identical. Meaning, all dental patients do not all benefit from identical care. Providing the best dental care possible means that patients gain personalized dentistry solutions. This involves listening carefully to each patient. It includes dedicating the time necessary to discuss smile makeover treatment options in order to obtain the smile results they are seeking.
What are the Benefits of Personalized Cosmetic Dental Care?
As with most things that are customized, personalized dentistry means helping you get the precise treatment that leads to better dental visits and outcomes.
Your personalized dental experience will typically include:
- Unrushed time so you can become comfortable in our dental office.
- Cosmetic dental care that focuses on premium vs minimum results.
- Diagnosis of often missed hidden oral conditions.
- Anticipating and preventing possible future oral issues.
These benefits typically provide not only better smile design results but also a better experience while gaining them.
Before going into more information, it’s important to know that Dr. Montgomery’s successful approach to satisfying long-term results often lies in the details. (Check out his high dental achievements and awards.)
1. Become comfortable in our dental office
Many people face dental anxiety. This is not surprising given that it often requires time away from normal daily routines, some expense, and temporary discomfort or inconvenience.
It may feel uncomfortable when your dentist stands over you with a bright light on your face. Having fingers and dental tools in their mouth can make younger patients feel awkward. Marc L. Montgomery DDS understands why you might be a little nervous. For many people with dental anxiety, it’s important not to feel rushed and overwhelmed. It’s a core component of personalized care.
2. Cosmetic dental care that focuses on premium vs minimum results
A dentist who fully understands and values using longer-lasting dental materials will be your best personalized cosmetic specialist. They are usually made from higher-quality sources. While they may cost a bit more, in the long run, they typically save you money. If you are considering a smile makeover or any cosmetic dentistry service, it takes someone with proven experience and expertise to give you the best possible results.
For example, to obtain long-term premium dental implant results, go to a specialist with additional training and experience. Another example is that premium dentures will help you chew better while resembling your natural teeth. Today, it means finding a dentist who relies on 3D, CBCT printing technology. Better dental technology offers better-personalized results. Dental implants or implant-supported dentures cannot slip off the gums and don’t require an adhesive to remain in place.
3. Diagnosis of often missed hidden oral conditions
Whereas some conventional dentists stick more to timed, routine treatments, a dentist focused on personalized care will take the additional time to look for any underlying, hidden signs of larger issues.
It is possible that you have additional hidden and unexpected tooth or gum conditions. They should be checked when you meet with your dentist. The costs of poor oral health more often escalate if your approach to going to the dentist is in-and-out. It is better to be observant of pending conditions, ask all your questions, and plan for a sufficient diagnostic time when seeking a cosmetic dental service.
4. Anticipating and preventing possible future oral issues
A caring cosmetic dentist considers today’s and tomorrow’s oral health needs as well as what it takes to maintain a beautiful smile. A customized, tailored dental diagnosis is the best way to identify and avoid risk factors.
They have special tools and methods to undertake complex predictions. This aids your dentist and you in decision-making. For example, a family history of osteoporosis or disease means more closely assessing jaw bone density and gum tissues.
Your Personal Cosmetic Dental Plan may Include:
- Dental implants.
- Porcelain veneers.
- Professional teeth whitening.
- Non-Surgical Facelifts
- Cosmetic bonding.
- White composite fillings.
- Full dental restoration.
In the long run, it means that you gain personalized dental care you can trust.
Dental implants are fully customized for each tooth.
Understanding our patient’s needs, their limitations, and dental knowledge is among the important factors when offering cosmetic treatment options. We can only establish this through an initial conversation where we listen and learn what you want. Then, a comprehensive examination of dental and perioral tissues after assessing each patient’s medical history. and spending some time listening to his or her needs and wants.
Our gallery presents multiple case examples that demonstrate the use of customized treatment plans in patients with anatomical limitations.
We help you visualize and understand your veneer options before you need to decide. Approaching each patient as an individual with unique oral needs, desires, and circumstances allows us to establish a thinking process that can guide us toward a short list of possible treatment options.
Poorly designed veneers have fitting issues that make them appear too small or too large, or they do not have the same shade or color. Customized porcelain veneers blend in seamlessly with your natural enamel due to their translucence as well. With our personalized approach, after your veneers are placed, only you will know that they’re not your natural teeth!
Professional teeth whitening
Professional teeth whitening is safer and makes a huge difference to your smile compared with over-the-counter products. A dentist can lighten deeper staining that whitening toothpaste can’t resolve while confidentially avoiding damage to your mouth.
Professional teeth whitening is customized to your individual needs. It involves your dentist examining your teeth and taking X-rays as needed. Later, if follow-up at home is recommended, you’ll receive a custom whitening kit from your dentist that includes both bleaching gels and a set of trays that you use to apply the solution.
Non-surgical facelifts typically involve a combination of minimally invasive dental procedures where no surgery is required. Montgomery Dental Care can design your smile to rejuvenate and refresh your appearance. Customizing your processes and procedures comes with experience, competency, and our ever-increasing knowledge.
When teeth need a subtle solution to regain their proper size and shape or improve smile symmetry, cosmetic bonding is an ideal choice. This process adds layers of custom steps to ensure the best match for each tooth.
Your dentist has a trained eye and tools to help select a color that matches your teeth and prepares your personalized tooth-bonding resin. The resin itself is a putty-like material that is then molded into a custom shape – tailored to your tooth’s specific composite.
White composite fillings
They may not actually be pure white composite fillings – but a shade better. The term “composite filling” is simply a tooth-colored substance that restores teeth that have erosion, fractures, cracks, or gaps.
Rather than using one shade for all patients or all teeth for one patient, a more precise shade of composite may be used to fill the tooth. Composite fillings that are personalized to closely match the same shade as your tooth enamel won’t be noticeable when you smile.
Full dental restoration
State-of-the-art restorative cosmetic dentistry techniques have the best outcomes when personalized to completely rebuild and restore the health, function, and beauty of severely damaged smiles. By utilizing high-quality, customized restorations and dental prosthetics, patients gain functional, long-lasting, beautiful results that restore you to owning a beautiful, confident smile!
A personalized full-mouth restoration plan is meant to optimize every part of your dental health. After your initial evaluation, it may simply mean repairing a single tooth at this time; or it could include repairing, resurfacing, or replacing a full set of teeth.
What this means to you:
Dr. Montgomery offers many different composite options for a wide variety of teeth. He will discuss your options with you as have varying advantages and disadvantages. Our patients often thank us for matching composite filling so closely to their current tooth color! This skill comes with years of experience and is very rewarding.
We closely follow and adhere to the latest in best cosmetic dentistry practices. The National Institute of Health says the following about personalized cosmetic dental care.
“Opportunity, challenges, and features of personalized medicine that could be implemented to personalized dentistry are the following:
- Directing targeted therapy and reducing trial-and-error procedures.
- Decreasing adverse drug reactions.
- Increasing patient willingness to treatment.
- Reducing high-risk invasive testing procedures.
- Facilitating to control the overall cost of health care.
Personalized medicine is a progressing area in which physicians use diagnostic tests to identify particular biological markers, often genetic, that aid in describing which medical treatments, as well as technique, will work best for each patient. In today’s science, researchers are rapidly emerging and using diagnostic tests in medical diagnosis based on genomic, proteomics, and metabolomics to enhance and prophesy patient’s reactions to targeted therapy.” – Embracing Personalized Medicine in Dentistry by Manchala Sesha Reddy, May 2019
By respecting each patient’s preferences, biology, and any inherent anatomical limitations, it aids us in presenting a customized plan unique to each individual. Personalized dentistry offers many potential benefits to patients; we encourage you to seek it out.
SUMMARY: Why You Should Seek Out Personalized Dentistry
Personalized dental care means an integrated, holistic approach to your smile appearance and overall oral health.
The risk of discolored, damaged, or lost teeth increases as you age. The good news is, you probably have more options than you are aware of for preserving your smile. Marc L. Montgomery, owner of Montgomery Dental Care in Woodbury Minnesota, provides personalized cosmetic care plans. Based on your desired results and treatment preferences, we’ll help you achieve the beautiful smile you want.
Patient reviewers call Montgomery a “smile artist”. We consider that quite a compliment.