At the Parker dental office of Rodney L. Allen, DDS, we believe that a beautiful smile shouldn’t be something available to only a few patients. Instead, we are proud to offer a wide range of cosmetic dentistry services that allow us to create beautiful, healthy smiles that patients will be proud to share without breaking their budgets or spending weeks, months, or years, on advanced dental services. One of the most conservative and effective treatments we provide is cosmetic dental bonding. This treatment is perfect for patients who have several minor smile flaws they want to correct. In just one appointment, dental bonding gives us the ability to completely reshape your smile. Call to find out more about dental bonding or to schedule your cosmetic dentistry consultation today.
Dental bonding is a simple cosmetic treatment performed using the same composite resin we utilize in tooth-colored filling treatments. We can use dental bonding to correct and conceal numerous chips, cracks, stains, gaps, and smile flaws to keep patients’ smiles looking perfect.
Dental bonding is completed in one day. We’ll begin by numbing the area to be treated. Then, we remove any damaged tooth structure and apply a coating of etchant. This etching material will create a more porous surface to allow the composite resin to bond firmly with the tooth. Next, the putty like composite is applied and shaped into position recreating lost tooth structure. Finally, the resin is polished and smoothed into place, leaving you with a beautiful smile.
No cosmetic dentistry service is right for every patient, and the only way to know for sure that direct bonding will work for you is to visit a skilled cosmetic dentist for an evaluation. However, to correct minor cosmetic flaws, dental bonding offers a unique solution because it closely mimics natural tooth structure, and the treatment is fast and affordable.
Caring for your smile following dental bonding will not likely involve many changes to your regular oral hygiene routine. We’ll recommend that you use a soft toothbrush and minimally abrasive toothpaste to