Finding The Best Cosmetic Dentist

Once you have decided to have one or more cosmetic dental procedures performed, finding the right cosmetic dentist in Chicago is extremely important. All dentists can perform certain procedures but to achieve perfect results the dentist must have undergone extensive training and study.

Choosing the best cosmetic dentist for you:

There are a number of important criteria upon which you can choose the right cosmetic dentist for you. For some patients there criteria are convenience while others are more concerned about cost. A word of caution, cosmetic dentistry is an art form, it takes time and considerable skill; you may want to exercise caution if cost is your most important concern. The best cosmetic dentist in Chicago will cost more than a general dentist.

   * Ask for referrals: If you know people that have had excellent cosmetic dental work performed in the past, ask them for a referral. Once you check their web site you can make an appointment for a preliminary evaluation. You can also ask your general dentist for a recommendation.

   * Check credentials: Cosmetic dentistry has yet to be recognized as a dental specialty so any dentist can say they are a cosmetic dentist. Always check the dentists credentials, look for membership in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the gold standard that the best cosmetic dentist in Chicago will have met.

   * Are they dedicated to cosmetic dentistry? Check the number of years the dentist has been practicing cosmetic dentistry, find out how much of the practice is dedicated to it.

   * Before and after photos: As is so often said; “a picture is worth a thousand words.” A highly skilled cosmetic dentist will justifiably be proud of his or her work, ask to see representative photos, especially of previous patients that have had the same procedures that you are contemplating having.

You need to feel comfortable with the dentist and the staff, you will be spending a considerable amount of time in the office so open and honest conversation is extremely important.

When you have decided on cosmetic dental work you will want the best cosmetic dentist in Chicago perform the procedures. You are invited to make an appointment with the Dental Professionals of Lincoln Park. Visit them online at