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Cosmetic Bonding

If your teeth are chipped, cracked, or discolored, tooth bonding can help you get your smile exactly where you want it to be. Plus, the entire procedure is simple and pain-free. That means you can go back to your normal life immediately after it’s over.

What is Cosmetic Bonding?

Cosmetic bonding is used to repair or cover your stained teeth with a composite resin, which looks completely natural. While this treatment is normally used for those reasons, it can also be used to close gaps between teeth, change their shape, or make them appear longer. Many patients will use this as an alternative to getting veneers. Once the resin is applied, you’ll be able to show off a perfect looking smile!

One thing to make note of is that resin is not as strong as a natural tooth, so chewing ice, or even biting your fingernails, can cause it to chip. It’s also not stain-resistant, so be careful not to consume too much coffee, wine, or soda, and try to stay away from smoking cigarettes.

What are Benefits of Cosmetic Bonding?

Cosmetic bonding can help transform your smile to the one you’ve always wanted. Here are some other benefits that you can look forward to if you decide the treatment is right for you:

What Happens During Cosmetic Bonding Treatment?

The first thing we’ll do when you come in for cosmetic bonding is use a shade guide to figure out which shade of resin will be best for your teeth. The surface of the tooth will be coated with a liquid in preparation for the resin which will allow it to stick more easily. The dentist will then begin carefully applying the resin, making sure it’s smooth and properly shaped. Once it’s properly applied, we’ll harden it with a special UV light.

Looking for Cosmetic Bonding in Bradenton

If you’re unhappy with the appearance of your teeth and you’re looking for a simple and effective way to improve your smile, cosmetic bonding might be the perfect choice for you. Contact us today to schedule an appointment!