How to Choose A Cosmetic Dentist

Miami and Coral Gables, Florida

Finding the right cosmetic dentist can be the most challenging part of your dental care. With so many dentists to choose from, you need to know how to evaluate which one is right for the needs of you and your family. The following criteria can be used as a tool to help you as you begin your search.


Post-graduate education is a must for cosmetic dentists who learn techniques that go far beyond what is taught during standard dental school. This additional schooling will ensure that your cosmetic dentist is up-to-date on all of the latest procedures and technologies in the field, and thus, able to provide the highest level of services.

Our Miami cosmetic dentists, Dr. Raul Garcia and Dr. Conchi Sanchez-Garcia, have dedicated their lives to dentistry, pursuing several lines of advanced training so they can provide you with the very best treatment. Both have attended the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI), the premier facility in North America for post-graduate training in cosmetic dentistry and neuromuscular dentistry.

The dentists at Miami Designer Smiles also possess extensive training in sedation dentistry, enabling them to offer you the most comfortable and relaxing dental care possible. Dr. Sanchez-Garcia has studied extensively about the latest trends and advances in endodontics and orthodontics, while Dr. Garcia devotes extra time to the study of restoring dental implants.

Technology and Materials

Even the most skilled cosmetic dentist needs the best tools and finest quality of materials to deliver the most aesthetically beautiful results possible. By working with a dentist that uses the best technology and materials, you can be confident that you will receive durable, long-lasting restorations that bring out the best in your smile.

Our practice is entirely metal-free. We offer porcelain restorations for beautiful, natural-looking results that adhere to the highest levels of safety.

The Proof is in the Results

Always ask to see before and after images of real patients. Skilled cosmetic dentists are happy to show off their work. These images will help you know what to expect from the various treatments and whether this cosmetic dental practice is right for you and your needs. Don’t be afraid to ask for the contact information of past patients who may be able to provide testimonials regarding your potential dentist’s skills and experience.

Comprehensive Care

Ideally, you should be able to visit your cosmetic dentist for all of your dental needs. At Miami Designer Smiles, Dr. Garcia and Dr. Sanchez-Garcia provide all-inclusive dental care for their patients, including:

  • General dentistry
  • Cosmetic dentistry
  • Neuromuscular dentistry
  • Sleep apnea treatment
  • Pediatric dentistry
  • Sedation dentistry

The Right Dentist for You

Of course, you must be comfortable with your dentist. You should feel welcomed by the entire staff. All of your questions should be answered openly and in a way that you can understand. Your dentist should show enthusiasm for delivering the results that you desire while being frank about what you can realistically expect from the treatments you are seeking. If for some reason you do not feel comfortable with your potential dentist after visiting the office, keep looking. Your teeth are too important to settle for any less than the best.

Cosmetic Dentists in Miami, Coral Gables

Ready to learn more? Please contact our Miami cosmetic dentists today to schedule a consultation by calling (305) 595-4616.

Miami Designer Smiles is proud to serve patients in the areas of Miami and Coral Gables, Florida.