Cosmetic Dentistry vs. General Dentistry

Santa Barbara Cosmetic Dentistry Hello, I’m Dr. King Jon. Welcome to my Santa Barbara cosmetic dentistry blog. Today’s article focuses on the difference between general dentistry and cosmetic dentistry.

General dentists in Santa Barbara are dedicated to preventing and treating oral disease such as cavities and gum disease. When a problem is diagnosed, let’s say, a cavity between two teeth, a general dentist will assess the best way to restore the tooth involved.

Cosmetic dentists perform elective dental procedures that make a smile more attractive. Cosmetic dentistry procedures available at King Dental Group in Santa Barbara include teeth whitening, tooth-colored fillings, dental bonding, veneers, inlays, onlays, and dental crowns.

Some Santa Barbara dentists, like myself, offer both general and cosmetic dentistry procedures. In some cases, there is a cosmetic component to restorative procedures. For example, if a Santa Barbara dental patient comes in after receiving an injury that chipped a front tooth, the tooth needs to be restored to prevent decay. The tooth is also less structurally sound, so it is vulnerable to further damage. In addition, the tooth affects the overall appearance of the smile. Depending on the specifics of the damage, there are several of restorative options. Dental bonding, porcelain veneers, and crowns are all used to repair a damaged tooth.

As you can see, there is not always a definitive line between general and cosmetic dentistry. At King Dental Group, my caring, family-oriented team provides a full spectrum of preventative, restorative, and cosmetic dental procedures. We treat Santa Barbara area patients of all ages: from toddlers just beginning to get their baby teeth to mature patients who remember the days when many people were afraid of dentists and their whiny drills. (Some of our wonderful elderly Santa Barbara patients have crowns that are twice as old as our hygienists.)

If you are looking for a full-service dental practice in the Santa Barbara area, I invite you to come into King Dental Group in Santa Barbara, We are located at 1919 State St Ste 205. To schedule an oral examination or smile makeover consultation, call 805-687-1548.

 

Contact King Dental Group:

805-687-1548

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

1919 State St Ste 205
Santa Barbara, California
93105

 

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