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Scott Staffel, DDS

How To Choose The Best Cosmetic Dentist In Your Area

We all get to a certain point in life where we need to find a cosmetic dentist for teeth restoration or preventative maintenance.

When choosing a dentist for cosmetic dentistry, the decision is very important because there is a huge variation in the end result. The question that many people face is: How do I find the best cosmetic dentist near me?

Dr. Staffel has been practicing cosmetic dentistry in the Bedford and Colleyville, TX area for over 22 years and he mentioned there are many factors involved in doing great cosmetic dentistry work.

Analyzing The Teeth

The best cosmetic dentists will spend a good amount of time analyzing teeth proportions and smile shape prior to doing any cosmetic work. There are plenty of dentists that have a minimalistic approach to smile design and cosmetic dentistry. This approach doesn't always give the patient the end result they deserve. 

At Scott M. Staffel DDS, Dr. Staffel will put a major emphasis on the analyzing process to ensure the tooth shape and color meet the patients' expectations.

Using a High-Quality Lab

The lab is key to having proportional teeth that look natural. Dr. Scott Staffel and his team have a standard of what they call “golden proportions”. The goal is to avoid getting square-looking teeth. This is when the width and length of the teeth are equal. Natural-looking teeth are between 75%-80% proportionate.

Two other important factors are the color and value of teeth. Natural-looking teeth will allow some light to pass through the restoration through translucency. When dentists use subpar laboratories, oftentimes, you receive teeth that lack this translucency to create natural-looking smiles. 

Cosmetic Dentistry Experience

It is really important to choose a dentist that has experience in cosmetic procedures. 

It’s similar to hiring someone to paint you a self-portrait. You could hire a student that has a couple of years of experience or you could hire someone who has a long track record of great quality work. This decision will have an impact on the quality of work. 

Ultimately, our goal is to create smiles that don't stick out. Dr. StaffeI tells his patients that a lot of times a patient’s family member or friend will notice something different about their smile, but they can’t seem to figure out what the change is. That is a huge compliment because they know something looks better, but can’t seem to see the change. 

Get an Expert Opinion

In summary, the dentist you choose for cosmetic work will impact the result of your smile. If you are looking for a cosmetic dentist that focuses 100% on the quality of their work, reach out to Dr. Staffel’s team in Bedford, near Colleyville, TX. They will consult with you to ensure you have the perfect smile you deserve. 

* All information subject to change. Images may contain models. Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary.