Everyone wants a great smile, but many patients are reluctant to talk to their dentists about their needs. They may fear a high-pressure sales pitch for expensive dental work or their own lack of understanding about the cost and impact of cosmetic procedures. They may be frightened of having dental work done and unsure about the possibility of sedation or pain relief. Worst of all, patients may receive conflicting information from their own dentists that cause them anxiety in seeking cosmetic dental help. With so much conflicting information out there about cosmetic dentistry, where do you turn for the facts? A Reason to Smile: Fixing Broken Confidence with Cosmetic Dentistry is a candid look at the cosmetic dentistry industry and offers insights from some of the leading experts in the field. The 12 professionals whose contributions make up this book were selected for their dedication and integrity in seeking the best dental solutions for their patients. Instead of a sales hype, these dentists offer factual and honest advice about cosmetic dentistry procedures and how they can benefit you. This comprehensive guide to cosmetic dentistry features leading experts in the field who discuss some of the most common cosmetic procedures offered in today’s dental offices, including teeth whitening, orthodontics, implants, veneers, dentures and bridges. These dentists also offer their expertise on topics such as sedation dentistry, the importance of periodontics or gum health, and even cosmetic dentistry for children. A Reason to Smile: Fixing Broken Confidence with Cosmetic Dentistry has something to offer anyone who is contemplating any type of dental procedure, but it is especially helpful for those who are considering cosmetic dentistry. Each chapter gives an overall view of a different topic related to cosmetic dentistry. Further, these experts delve deeper to give the reader the facts about these topics and the applications for their own needs to help them make informed choices about cosmetic procedures. Reading A Reason to Smile: Fixing Broken Confidence with Cosmetic Dentistry will help you make sense of the cosmetic dentistry field and arm you with the confidence to discuss your own needs with your dentist.