Top 5 Signs You May Need Cosmetic Dentistry

It’s really hard to contextualize or even imagine how many lives cosmetic dentistry has turned around positively.

A lot of social confidence have been regained, a lot of self-esteem instilled, a lot of smiles restored, a lot of extreme bad dentition cases solved, and overall, a lot of patients have been given their lives back – or given one where there was none.

These are just a general description of the benefits patients have gained from cosmetic dentistry, and trust me, it transcends the aesthetic benefits it’s reputed to have; real oral and general health problems – like tooth decay, migraine and chronic headaches, etc – have been cured through cosmetic dentistry.

Are you wondering if cosmetic dentistry is something you need or don’t need? Then read these 5 signs below. If any talks about your particular situation, you most definitely need cosmetic dentistry.

1. You avoid smiling as much as you can

Are you always conscious of your smile in public or in the company of other people? Do you hide your smile to avoid embarrassment from how your teeth look? Do you cover your mouth a lot in public so that people wouldn’t catch any glimpse of your teeth or/and dentition?

If your answer to any of the above questions is yes, then you need to see your dentist as soon as possible. You might be due for some cosmetic dentistry procedure to help you regain your lost smile.

This goes beyond aesthetics and physical looks. Not getting help on time might affect you negatively – emotionally and psychologically.

2. You can’t chew well

Do you have difficulty chewing because of the misplacement or misalignment of your teeth? It goes without saying that you need cosmetic dentistry ASAP, and this can be really life-changing for you.

3. You feel uncomfortable from jaw pressure

Are you having unnecessary headaches, toothaches, ear and shoulder pains, or even hearing problems? They could have something to do with jaw pressure from your imbalanced teeth. If you can’t trace these discomforts to any other cause and they remain incessant, then you might need to see your dentist immediately.

4. There’s something you wish could change about your teeth.

Do you wish something could change every time you look at your teeth in the mirror? Is there something you hate about your dentition or generally about your teeth?

Then you need to stop fussing over your problems and make that change you desire happen. It starts with a step as simple as walking up to your dentist and getting to know your options before finally choosing on your preferred procedure.

5. You envy almost every other person’s dentition

If this is you, then you need some urgent help. It’s transcended beyond whatever is wrong physically, and already getting to you at deeper realms.

There’s no need to keep envying other dentitions all your life when you can do something about yours. Flip the switch, go see your dentist and make your teeth the envy of others instead.

Forget about vanity, the motivation for cosmetic dentistry is for most people far from that. It’s a procedure that can be very life-transforming and empowering. Whatever the price of a perfect smile is, you’d agree with me now that it’s definitely worth it.


Jimmy Rohampton is a freelance writer, blogger and business consultant from Southwest London. He travels the world and helps people master blogging and online marketing at Think you're interesting and he should know you? Say "Hi" to him at

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