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Tooth Bonding: Is This Something That General Dentists Do?
Are you thinking about choosing a general dentist to perform a cosmetic procedure that can allow you to feel more confident about the way you look when you smile? There are many different types of dental professionals you can choose from these days, which means you do have options. Many dental patients are choosing to have this type of dentist perform cosmetic procedures, including dental bonding.
Why tooth bonding services?
Looking for a general dentist to provide you with tooth bonding services? Dental bonding is a cosmetic procedure that requires a dental professional to use a special composite bonding material with the purpose of covering up a wide variety of cosmetic problems. Many dental patients want to undergo one or more cosmetic procedures, as there are many options available now. The entire bonding procedure can often be done in only one dental appointment.
Reasons for undergoing the tooth bonding procedure
The information below includes common reasons that dental patients are choosing to undergo one or more tooth bonding procedures.
To repair chips in teeth
Many dental patients are choosing to undergo a tooth bonding procedure when they have one or more chips in their teeth. A dentist will prepare the bonding material in a way that matches the patient's tooth, making it difficult to tell that any dental work has been done. The material is carefully applied to the tooth in a way that helps build up the tooth’s structure, allowing the tooth to look great and function as it should.
To make discolored teeth look more appealing
Tooth bonding services are cosmetic and therefore, can be used to cover up discolorations and stains within the teeth. This includes intrinsic stains, which are difficult to cover up, even when using professional teeth whitening services. A dentist will prepare the bonding material and then skillfully apply the material to the teeth in order to cover up any discoloration or stains, making for a pleasant-looking smile.
To make small teeth look larger
A general dentist can use bonding material to make small teeth look larger or longer. This is something many patients who have small teeth are now deciding to do, as it is easier than ever to design a smile these days. This tooth bonding procedure is one that is often used on the front teeth and tends to last somewhere between three and seven years.
Are you in need of dental bonding?
A general dentist is a great choice when you want to undergo one or more cosmetic options to improve your overall smile. There are many different options you can choose from, with dental bonding being one of the more commonly chosen. In order for you to know which cosmetic dental treatments will benefit you the most, we invite you to contact us now so you can have a treatment plan made.
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