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The quest for the perfect smile has led to a cosmetic dentistry boom in recent years, with experts estimating that the 100 largest dental firms have increased their turnover by almost 25% in four years. Ben Lees explores the trend and helps you understand what to look out for if you are considering treatment.
By Ben Lees
Cosmetic dentistry is becoming more and more popular. Unfortunately, for some the pursuit of the perfect smile can turn into a traumatic experience.
Cosmetic dentistry includes a wide variety of procedures including:
Some cosmetic dentistry is more invasive than others, but all of them have risks. It is therefore very important to understand the nature of the treatment you are having, and what could go wrong before you undergo the treatment.
Some examples of negligent cosmetic dentistry include:
If you think that you might have received negligent care, then you may be entitled to a compensation claim. This can help you to get through the physical and mental pain that can result from a botched cosmetic surgery, and even pay for further treatment to fix the issue.
For example, compensation consists of three main strands:
You can read all our FAQS and find out more about making a cosmetic surgery compensation claim here.