While traditional dentistry focuses on improvement of oral health, cosmetic dentistry is aimed towards improving the appearance of teeth and enhancing your smile in general. From making subtle changes to major repairs, there are many ways to remodel your smile. There are techniques available to treat teeth that are chipped, missing or overlapped. While traditional dentistry looks at necessity requirements, cosmetic dentistry is more of an elective or optional choice. But, more and more people are going in for cosmetic dentistry as, apart from enhancing appearance, it also helps in boosting confidence and self-esteem.
Even process like, dental filling can be classified as cosmetic to a certain extent, as now days you can select fillings made of porcelain or composite materials that closely match the colour of your teeth.