From Extreme Makeover to America’s Next Top Model and beyond, viewers are learning that cosmetic dentistry can be an essential part of a total makeover.
As reported in Medical Procedure News, reality television is credited for the rise in cosmetic surgery procedures with more than 9.2 million procedures performed as result of people watching these shows.
One dental professional observed, “Patients are very interested in cosmetic dentistry — until they find out how much it costs!”
Another cosmetic dentist remarked, “Except for the shows that put forth a negative image, the exposure has been helpful.”
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Have you seen a rise in the demand for cosmetic dentistry since the creation of reality TV makeover shows?