Usually, a visit to the cosmetic dentist will be by appointment. These are usually busy professionals, seeing that there are only so many of them, dealing with the cosmetic dentistry problems of huge numbers of people. You, therefore, need to book an appointment as soon as you make up your mind to seek the services of a cosmetic dentist.
Finding a cosmetic dentist near you should, in itself, not be too large of a problem. You can also browse the internet to find a clinic for cosmetic dental procedures in your area.
Once you are in the cosmetic dentist's clinic, you can expect the usual probing questions associated with dentists. Remember, when all is said and done, the cosmetic dentist is not a beautician, but a doctor of dentistry.
Before making up their mind as to whether to proceed with the cosmetic dentistry or not (and if yes, what cosmetic dentistry procedure to use), they will be keen on knowing whether you have any health conditions that contra-indicate such procedures.
Most cosmetic dentistry procedures are not painful so you have nothing to fear in that respect. If it is a tooth discoloration problem you have, the cosmetic dentist may decide to use a dental bleach on you, and you can expect a bit of enhanced tooth sensitivity pursuant to its usage.
Where it is a tooth alignment problem you are looking to resolve, the cosmetic dentist will probably put you on suitable braces, and it will be up to you to wear them consistently, in order to bring about your much-desired look.