Of all cosmetic dentistry procedures, dental bonding is one of the simplest, most versatile, and least expensive. For cosmetic dental bonding, Dr. Puig uses the same composite material our practice employs for tooth-colored fillings.
You may be a good candidate for dental bonding if you have:
In many cases, porcelain veneers are a more permanent option for these issues, but bonding can provide an immediate fix that can last for several years.
Of all the different methods currently in practice for cosmetic dentistry, dental bonding is one of the most diverse and widely used. The benefits include:
If you're looking for one of the fastest, most versatile cosmetic dental procedures available, choose cosmetic bonding!Request an Appointment
Dr. Puig will roughen the surface of the tooth to be reshaped, and apply a conditioning liquid to prepare the tooth for bonding. She'll then apply the composite resin and carefully shape it before using a specialized light to cure and harden the resin. The entire process takes about 30 to 60 minutes per tooth. The one drawback to dental bonding is that it isn't as strong as veneers or crowns, and will usually only last 5-10 years.