Do you have minor imperfections in teeth that show when you smile and talk? If so, you may be a candidate for teeth bonding. Our dentist is waiting to help you to restore your smile.
Teeth bonding is a minimally invasive procedure that can restore teeth with small stains, chips, and cracks.
Continue reading to learn why our dentist may recommend dental bonding for your smile.
Benefits of Teeth Bonding
Ask your dentist about teeth bonding to repair:
- Chipped tooth
- Cracked tooth
- Small gaps between teeth
- Tooth discoloration
- Irregularly shaped teeth
No Anesthesia Required
Are you worried about being put under dental anesthesia? Since teeth bonding is a noninvasive dental procedure, many of our patients don’t need pain relievers. However, each patient is different. If you feel slight discomfort during the procedure, let your dentist know so they can locally anesthetize the area. During the procedure, your dentist will apply tooth-colored resin to the surface of your teeth to fix chips, cracks, discoloration, and other minor cosmetic issues.
Teeth bonding is minimally invasive because your dentist doesn’t have to remove tooth enamel to restore your smile. This is different from other cosmetic teeth procedures such as porcelain veneers or dental crowns. During the veneers process, your dentist has to remove enough enamel so the veneers don’t make your teeth look bulky. Even more enamel has to be removed if you need a dental crown so the restoration can fit over your tooth. Many of our patients appreciate that dental bonding lets them keep as much natural tooth enamel as possible.
Done in One Appointment
teeth bonding for gaps so they can smile with confidence. If you have slight gaps between teeth, you may be able to correct your smile in one appointment. Likewise, dental bonding is also able to fix small chips, cracks, and discoloration.can be done in one appointment. Instead of waiting weeks for a tooth restoration to be made in an off-site lab, your dentist is able to apply tooth-colored resin directly to teeth. For example, many of our patients are interested in
In comparison, dental veneers require two trips to the dentist spaced several weeks apart. Since a special tooth restoration needs to be created in the lab, you are forced to wait until you can enjoy your new beautiful smile.requires no waiting period.
Affordable Smile Makeover
Looking for an affordable smile makeover? Teeth bonding can fix minor cracks or chips in your smile for less than the cost of veneers or crowns. However, keep in mind that you get what you pay for. While porcelain veneers can last up to 10 years, dental bonding typically lasts between 3 and 5 years. If you’re unsure what dental treatment is right for you, we recommend scheduling a consultation with your dentist.
Dr. Piotrowski DDS and his team can help you determine whether you’re a candidate for teeth bonding or other cosmetic dentistry. We’re always happy to answer any questions you might have about potential treatment. To schedule your appointment with our Grand Rapids dentist, call Precision Family Dental at (616) 207-1280.