Did you know cosmetic dentistry can repair teeth? Our cosmetic solutions do much more than just brighten smiles. In fact, we often employ dental bonding to help repair smiles for our Tucson, AZ, patients. How do we place bonding and what should patients expect?
Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Bonding
Question: What issues will the procedure address?
Answer: We may use dental bonding to repair minor chips or to fill gaps between the teeth. We also reshape malformed teeth as well. For patients with permanent teeth stains, which may not respond to teeth whitening, we may mask them using our cosmetic procedure.
Question: How do you fix a tooth?
Answer: We begin with preparation, which involves removing any decay and then cleaning the tooth. We may etch the surface of the tooth before applying the composite resin. We shade the composite resin to ensure it matches the rest of the tooth structure. We apply the material in multiple layers, sculpting the tooth as the composite resin cures under a light. Finally, we polish the tooth to provide a more natural appearance.
Question: Will the procedure look natural?
Answer: Yes! We use composite resin because the material is metal-free and can be shaded to better match surrounding tooth structure and adjacent teeth. We don’t want anyone to be able to tell your tooth has been repaired.
Question: Is the same material used in your dental fillings?
Answer: Yes! We use this same material to offer a lifelike alternative to traditional metal fillings. If you have tooth decay then you don’t need to worry about metal fillings or the impact on your smile’s appearance. If you have any questions about dental bonding, or about any of our other cosmetic procedures, then contact our team today.
Do You Have Questions About Dental Bonding?
Our team offers cosmetic solutions to minor damage and other esthetic issues. For more information on our cosmetic dental procedures, schedule a consultation with your dentist by calling Dr. Newman’s office in Tucson, AZ, today at 520-296-5439. We’re conveniently located inside the Colonial Verde Dental building, and proudly welcome the residents of all surrounding communities.