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Dental Care you Can Trust

If you are not 100% happy with your smile, contact Chesterfiled Family Dental today to schedule a consultation so we can help you onto the right path to the smile you want!

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Nice, clean place everyone are very friendly. The doctor always done a great job. I have been there for many years…!
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All staff members are very nice. I came in after having neck surgery. Range of motion wasn’t normal for me. They worked on it to make sure I was comfortable and not in pain. Will be going back again.
Ray N.
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From the front office to the Dentist, the experience was awesome. Everyone took their time to help and thoroughly explain all details. This was my first visit and now I have a great dental facility!!

Am I a Candidate for Cosmetic Dentistry?

candidate for cosmetic dentistryPerhaps you have been wondering, “Am I a candidate for cosmetic dentistry?” If this has been on your mind lately, then there must be something about your smile that is making you unhappy. Maybe you find that you are reluctant to open your mouth much. You might even bow your head or put your hand over your mouth when speaking, simply because you do not want others to see your teeth. If this sounds like you, then it is very likely that you are, indeed, a candidate for cosmetic dentistry.

Is Anyone Not a Candidate for Cosmetic Dentistry?

Now, having said that, if you have tooth decay or gum disease, you are not a candidate for cosmetic dentistry – yet. When you come to see us at Chesterfield Family Dental in Springfield, MO, Dr. Roger Buzbee will first check for any dental issues that need to be corrected. Once your oral health is where it needs to be, you will have become a candidate for cosmetic dentistry.

What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

Cosmetic dentistry is quite simply any treatment, or treatments in combination, that give you the smile you want. Although a cosmetic dentistry treatment may also help with functionality, that is not the main purpose. If your teeth work better following cosmetic dentistry, that’s great, but it is not the goal. You just want a better-looking smile.

What Procedures are Available for a Candidate for Cosmetic Dentistry?

At Chesterfield Family Dentistry, we can offer procedures that will whiten your teeth, correct gapping, change the shape and length of your teeth, replace missing teeth, correct crowding and more. If you have any of these dental issues, you are a candidate for cosmetic dentistry.

As to specific treatments, it depends on what you need to correct. For example, if your teeth are stained because you love coffee, tea, cola drinks and red wine, or because you smoke, it could be that all you need is a teeth whitening treatment to get your smile to where you want it to be.

For more serious discoloration that fails to respond to a whitening treatment, porcelain veneers can be an option. In fact, porcelain veneers can also correct a multitude of other issues, like minor gapping or crowding, a gummy smile, or crookedness that is not severe enough to warrant braces. Dental crowns may also be an option for more serious damage.

If you are a candidate for cosmetic dentistry, there is a treatment for you.

Contact Our Cosmetic Dentist in Springfield

To learn more about cosmetic dentistry, or to book an appointment, contact us Chesterfield Family Dental in Springfield, MO at 417-888-0771. Dr. Buzbee is always happy to talk with a candidate for cosmetic dentistry. To learn more about cosmetic dentistry, read our cosmetic dentistry overview and about the benefits of cosmetic dentistry.

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I am always excited to go to the dentist now that I go to Chesterfield Family Dental. They always answer any questions I have and are so friendly and nice. I am always so comfortable here, which is saying alot because I have peridontal disease and the treatment for it doesn't always feel so great, but when Im here, the hygenist makes me forget all about it!
Salina J.
The staff is so warm and welcoming from the moment you walk in the door. Even though my son is a bit apprehensive about going to the dentist since he had to have four teeth pulled in the past, he is still always happy to see them. Dr. Buzbee and his staff are so great and patient with him. He leaves with a smile on his face and no cavities!
Julie C.
I have been a patient of Dr. Buzbee for as long as I can remember. The Staff at Chesterfield Family Dental is always greet you when you walk in and they seem to know everyone by name. The care you get for the staff is always great and all seem to be the best of the best at what they do. I have always recommend anyone I know to go see them and will continue to do so in the future.
Andrew G.

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Meet The Doctor
Dr. Roger D. Buzbee

Dr. Roger D. Buzbee graduated from University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Dentistry. He began in private practice as a Springfield dentist in 1988. In 2000 he began attending the Las Vegas Institute of Cosmetic Studies (LVI), where he became a full mouth graduate.