Everyone deserves to be proud of their smile’s appearance, but when one or more tooth blemishes affect that appearance, choosing whether or not to address them isn’t always easy. For instance, you might dislike how a chipped tooth looks, and yet question if fixing it is worth the effort of crowning the tooth or undergoing some other complex procedure. Fortunately, that decision is easier for patients in Garland, TX, thanks to minimally invasive, yet highly effective, cosmetic solutions such as tooth bonding. Rather than completely capping your tooth as a crown does, bonding simply repairs or corrects the blemish on your tooth to optimize its natural health and beauty.
How Tooth Bonding Works
To bond a tooth, Dr. Mai applies a small amount of biocompatible composite resin to the affected area of its surface. Then, she shapes the resin to match the tooth’s healthy and whole shape, size, and contour, then hardens and polishes it for a durable, lifelike finish. The resin is custom-tinted to match the natural color and shade of the tooth, making it virtually indistinguishable from the tooth structure that it’s bonded to. Because the resin and the bonding process are customized to every patient’s unique needs, it’s often an ideal solution for touching up smiles with a wide variety of cosmetic concerns.
The Benefits of Cosmetic Bonding
Issues such as chipped, discolored, lightly cracked, oddly spaced, and seemingly too small teeth are often the best candidates for cosmetic tooth bonding because they can quickly build up the tooth structure. However, convenience is only one benefit of cosmetic tooth bonding. Others include:
- No permanent alterations to your healthy teeth
- Improved structural integrity for your tooth
- Highly lifelike appearance
- Can often be performed in a single visit
- And more
Ask Us About Cosmetic Tooth Bonding
Even small blemishes can significantly impact your smile’s appearance, but with tooth bonding, correcting them is often no big deal. For more information, schedule a consultation by calling Mai Dentistry in Garland, TX, today at 972-530-0552. For our patients who don’t speak English, our office is fluent in both Spanish and Vietnamese.