Frequently Asked Questions About Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry FAQs

#1 What Is Cosmetic Dentistry?

Cosmetic dentistry is the term used to describe elective dental treatments that cosmetically alter the teeth. You can find out what types of treatments are considered to be cosmetic here.

#2 Is Cosmetic Dentistry A Specialty?

There are 13 recognised dental specialties in Australia, and Cosmetic Dentistry is not included. Find out the list of approved dental specialisations here.

#3: Are Braces Classified As Cosmetic Dentistry?

Braces aren’t classified as Cosmetic Dentistry, but sometimes braces are needed before other Cosmetic Dental procedures can be done. Click here to learn more.

#4: Can Cosmetic Dentistry Fix Receding Gums?

Wondering whether Cosmetic Dentistry is the answer to fix receding gums? Find out here.

#5: Can Cosmetic Dentistry Fix Crooked Teeth?

Is Cosmetic Dentistry the solution to straighten crooked teeth? Find out on this page.

#6: How Much Does Cosmetic Dentistry Coast?

Cosmetic Dentistry costs vary —some require thousands of dollars, while other treatments cost far less. Learn more here.

#7: Does Health Insurance Cover Cosmetic Dentistry

Not sure whether health insurance covers cosmetic dentistry procedure? Learn more here.

#8: Should I Have Cosmetic Dentistry?

This is an important question to ask yourself, especially if the procedure you are considering is major, expensive or cannot be undone. Learn more here.

#9: Does Teeth Whitening Work For Everyone?

Do not believe strong advertising messages which suggest everyone’s teeth are suitable for whitening. It may not work for everyone. Here’s why.

#10: What Are The Potential Side Effects Of Teeth Whitening?

There are lots of potential side effects of teeth whitening — some of which are rather unpleasant and irreversible! Click here to know those.