916 West Williams Street,
Apex, North Carolina 27502


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7 Steps to Choosing a Cosmetic Dentist

7 Steps to Choosing a Cosmetic Dentist | Apex Smiles

When it comes to your smile, you want to ensure whoever is caring for it is a qualified cosmetic dentist. Choosing a wrong cosmetic dentist can result in pain, trauma to your teeth, and mouth. Cosmetic dentistry covers a vast area of topics and services such as veneers to countless of other dental services. Our Cosmetic Dentist in Apex NC performs the best solution for patient issues.

Since the cosmetic dentist isn't recognized by the American Dental Association (ADA) as a specialty, so any general dentist can claim to be a cosmetic dentist. This scenario makes it difficult to find a dentist who has the credential and skills to deal with cosmetic cases. So here's the question, how can you determine which cosmetic dentist you can trust? At 'Apex Smiles' we provide some helpful tips to keep in mind while choosing the Right Cosmetic Dentist in Apex NC.

Why Select an AACD Dentist?

Before discussing the tips to search for a cosmetic dentist, you should know what an AACD dentist is and why to select them.

The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry was founded in the year 1984 and is the world's largest international dental organization. It's dedicated to advance excellence in the art and science of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Members of the 'American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry' have done their education and training on the latest techniques, procedures, and products through the AACD workshops and lectures. AACD members stay one step ahead by staying informed on the latest products, technologies, and systemic oral health. Our Apex NC Dentist Dr. Vinay Chirnalli is an accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD).

Tips for Choosing a Cosmetic Dentist:

As you begin your search for a Cosmetic Dentist in Apex, NC, keep the following tips in mind.

  1. Training: It's important to know what type of training a cosmetic dentist has done. Usually, a trained cosmetic dentist might have taken postgraduate courses in porcelain veneers and other cosmetic dental procedures like laser dentistry, or Invisalign. Do not be shy about asking your cosmetic dentist about his/her ongoing training from accredited organizations.
  2. Ask for Before and After Photos: Seek out for dentists that have proven facts about improving their patient's smile. Take a look at the 'Before and After' pictures of their actual work.
  3. Dental Association: The most well-known dental association for a cosmetic dentist is the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Being a member of this association shows that the dentist is serious about being in this field. Our Apex NC Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Chirnalli is an accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD).
  4. Technology & Anesthesia: Dentists interested in modern technology and procedure often have advanced technology such as dental lasers, digital x-rays, intraoral cameras, and chairside monitors. Ask your dentist about the latest technology and anesthesia offered in his/her dental office.
  5. Scheduling & Time Requirements: Find out the dentist's office hours. Will they suit your schedule, and how long it takes for your dentist to finish your smile makeover?
  6. Payment Options: Does the cosmetic dentist offer payment options like credit cards or other payment plans. Since insurance doesn't cover cosmetic work. Ask if the cosmetic dentist works with any third-party financing such as Care Credit or Chase Health Advantage.
  7. Read The Reviews: As a final measure, word of mouth reviews are always the best. But, it's a good idea to browse online for reviews of the Cosmetic Dentist near You.

At Apex Smiles we offer high-quality Cosmetic Dentistry in Apex, NC. Schedule an appointment with our Cosmetic Dentist in Apex, NC by calling us at 919-380-8888 or Visit our Dental Office in Apex, NC.

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