How to Choose Cosmetic Dentist

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When searching for a professional service, you want to choose the right person or company to do the job. The same holds true for any healthcare provider because your own body and health—not your car or your home—are what is at stake. Your dentist is a key component of your plan to maintain good overall health and, if you are displeased with the appearance of your smile, a cosmetic dentist has the specialized training, experience, and technology to give you that beautiful smile you always wanted.

It is important to remember two things. First, not every dentist has the experience and qualifications to perform cosmetic procedures. Second, not every cosmetic dentist necessarily will be right for you. Greeneville cosmetic dentists at Tusculum Dental Care want to help you in this process, so here are some factors you should consider when evaluating how to choose a cosmetic dentist.


Practitioners of cosmetic dentistry often pursue post-graduate training after dental school to learn the specific techniques and procedures involved in the field. Make sure you choose a cosmetic dentist who has undergone post-graduate instruction but also continues to work to improve their skills. At Tusculum Dental Care, our cosmetic dentists pursue continuing education so that they can stay up to speed on the latest advances to provide the finest treatment possible to patients.

Technology and Materials

Just like a carpenter or any other type of craftsman, even the best-trained cosmetic dentist needs the right tools to do the best job possible. You should choose a cosmetic dentist who uses state-of-the-art technologies and high-quality, beautiful-looking materials. By combining cutting-edge tools with aesthetically pleasing materials, your cosmetic dentist can achieve beautiful results. At Tusculum Dental Care, we use technological advances like a precise dental laser and digital impressions to fine-tune our procedures, maximizing comfort and convenience for our patients while producing great-looking outcomes. Click here to learn more about how we use technology to provide the highest level of comfortable care.

Seeing is Believing

Before seeking the services of a cosmetic dentist in Jonesborough, you should visit his or her practice and ask to see before-and-after images of former patients. There is no better indicator to the skill of a cosmetic dentist than visual evidence of past work—and a cosmetic dentist operating at the forefront of the field should be eager and happy to show off their work. You also should review patient testimonials online.

Comprehensive Services

While certain dentists with specializations prefer to only work in that chosen niche, it is more convenient for patients if they can find a cosmetic dentist who can serve all their other oral health needs.

At Tusculum Dental Care, Dr. Craig Shepherd and Dr. Nathaniel Renner offer services in cosmetic dentistry, as well as the following areas:

Cosmetic Dentistry in Greeneville

If you want to learn more about the specific services provided by Tusculum Dental Care, call (423) 639-7575 to schedule a consultation or a tour of our facility.

Tusculum Dental Care is proud to serve patients in the areas of Greeneville, Jonesborough, and Erwin, Tennessee.