Cosmetic Dental Bonding
We do not always realize it, but our teeth are subjected to a lot of wear and tear every day just as a part of our normal routines. Hard foods, tea and coffee, bumps and falls - they all take their toll on our teeth. While we here at Water's Edge Dental always recommend brushing and flossing twice a day for two minutes each time as one of the best things you can do for the health of your teeth, sometimes it’s not enough. And even when we do our best, accidents and other surprises can pop up.
That’s why we offer you a broad array of cosmetic dentistry treatments to help restore and rejuvenate your smile so that no matter what happens you can always look your best. One of the most popular and effective cosmetic treatments is known as dental bonding. Bonding is offered as an alternative method to crowns and veneers for fixing teeth that have become stained, chipped, or otherwise damaged.
What Is Cosmetic Dental Bonding?
Bonding is one of the simplest and most popular cosmetic treatments that we offer. It is low-cost, fast, non-invasive, and has absolutely no risk of pain. The procedure uses a putty-like resin that is the same hue as the rest of your teeth. We very carefully apply it to the damaged surface, mold it into the desired shape, harden it with ultraviolet light, and finally polish it so that it shines bright and beautiful. The name comes from how the resin bonds to your teeth. Bonding makes minimal changes to the tooth itself, so it can usually be reversed or changed later on. It does not even touch the enamel, so if you have extra-sensitive teeth, then you have got nothing to worry about!
Teeth Bonding Versus Crowns and Veneers
Veneers are referred to as “Hollywood teeth” because they can be custom designed to look like your idealized teeth. But that precision of control also comes with a much higher price tag. Crowns and veneers also both require more anesthesia, as your natural teeth have to be molded to fit beneath. Once a veneer is attached, your natural smile is gone forever.
Am I a Good Fit for Teeth Bonding?
Bonding is a fantastic option for those patients with unsightly gaps or chipped teeth. It is even used for minor cavities because it looks better than metal crowns. Bonding also does not require much of a time commitment, making it ideal for those with hectic schedules. A teeth bonding appointment at our office usually takes under an hour per tooth. And because there is no need to heal afterward, you can leave our office with both a brand-new smile and a brand-new confidence boost!
A New Smile in Less Than an Hour
It might sound too good to be true, but it is! Here at Water's Edge Dental, we’re proud to offer teeth bonding as one of the quickest, safest, and most reliable methods of cosmetic dentistry to instantly transform your smile. Call us today at (208) 391-8554 and find out how easy it is to smile again just like you used to!