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Differences between General Dentistry and Cosmetic Dentistry

Understanding the Difference between General Dentistry and Cosmetic Dentistry

Both Dr Levi and Dr. Krivichkin are general dentist and  specialize in cosmetic dentistry services. In fact, some of the same procedures are used in both.    They have trained with the most reknowned specialists in the country. So, what is the difference between general dentistry and cosmetic dentistry?  Read on to find out: 

General Dentistry

General dentists treat painful, irritated, or damaged teeth in the same way a doctor cares for the body, identifying and solving oral problems. General dentists help to educate their patients about oral healthand hygiene, as well as offering cleaning services, necessary procedures such as the prevention and treatment of tooth- and gum-related diseases, and repairs to cavities or damaged teeth. Family dentists can help treat people across a span of ages, from pediatric dentistryto reconstructive services for those who have suffered tooth loss.

Cosmetic Procedures

Cosmetic dentistry is geared towards the cosmetic enhancementof someone’s smile. Cosmetic dentistry and general dentistry are similar in terms of restoration, where implants or other services help to offer a patient a full and bright smile. Cosmetic dentists also offer teeth whitening services and other procedures that help improve the appearance of teeth. Crooked teeth or teeth that have been chipped and cracked can be improved or repaired by a cosmetic dentist in Southfield.

A major advantage of having your teeth treated by a cosmetic dentist is the confidence boost you can receive from having a complete and white smile. No matter your age or condition, it’s important to keep regular appointments with your local dentist for the best smile possible.

Southfield Family Dental Centeroffers both cosmetic and general dentistry services so that your whole family can have the brightest and healthiest smiles around. Our Southfield orthodontic specialist can also help realign teeth with innovative solutions. Call our main office at (248) 569-6304 or visit our websiteto learn more today.

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