In the most general terms, a dentist focuses on oral health and hygiene. A cosmetic dentist focuses on the beautification of the smile. General dentistry involves preventive visits for routine exams, fluoride treatments, and dental sealants. It also includes treatment for decay, infection, and discomfort, such as dental fillings, root canal therapy, and tooth extractions.
If you have porcelain veneers or any other type of porcelain restoration, the care you take of them will have a direct impact on how long they last. This infographic explores easy ways you can work to protect your veneers and extend their life expectancy.
If you have questions about cosmetic dentistry in New York City, call 212-452-3344 to speak with Dr. Mello or Dr. Tabib at the Manhattan office of NYC Smile Design.