When it comes to dentistry, especially cosmetic dentistry, many people have fear. They think of times before when they were a child and the dentist had to fill a cavity and the pain the came with that. Now, dentistry has become much easier and pain-free thanks to new medical techniques and technology. Many health insurance plans now cover dentistry and some cosmetic dentistry in Tijuana so there is no excuse not to make regular visits. Another thing that people have fear of but really want is a cosmetic makeover of their teeth.

Many people want clean, white, perfect straight teeth, but do not have the money or time to go to the dentist and create a plan to achieve exactly what they want. Now, things are much easier. Many insurance plans cover these great procedures to give you more confidence in your smile. Plans can be created and procedures can be planned months ahead of time to be able to make sure you can carve out a time in your busy schedule to complete the procedure you want to feel much better about yourself. Today dentists are very flexible and treatments can be completed within a week, a month, or a few months from now. With this, timing is never an issue.

One major problem people have when it comes to cosmetic dentistry and smile makeovers are one, simple, fearful word: pain. When people think of the dentist’s office that is usually what they think of, plus discomfort. But it does not have to be this way. Nowadays with tech technology and techniques, the dentist can make the procedure as pain-free as possible. New numbing techniques have made it a lot more comfortable to complete the procedure. You may ask but “But what about the recovery phase of the procedure? Will I have to take strong painkillers to be able to be comfortable after the procedure?” These are well-founded questions people ask about cosmetic surgery. The recovery phase will last a couple weeks and will have some pain/discomfort. The dentist should create a pain management plan that will help you deal with this. And no, this does not always involve strong painkillers. There are new medical advancements that have given way to new medical pain treatments that do not involve strong painkillers like opioid. Pain and discomfort should not be a reason for not receive a smile makeover or getting cosmetic dentistry treatments.

In today’s world, dentistry and cosmetic dentistry has become very easy to complete compared to the past. The pain and discomfort with dentistry are now over. Every person wants better-looking teeth, and today, it has never been easier to achieve that. It will be an easy procedure, an easy pain management plan, and a quick recovery phase. Any person can now have clean, straight, and teeth they can feel free to smile with. If you want to look into this topic, feel free to call your Tijuana dentist and ask us any questions you might have.