Dental bonding is a noninvasive cosmetic dental procedure designed to cover discoloration, stains, or imperfections in a tooth. Many patients find that dental bonding is the most cost-effective way to improve the aesthetic appearance of their smile and are highly satisfied with the results. The team at Charles M. Marks, DDS & Dental Associates in Midtown Manhattan, offers professional dental bonding for your convenience. Take the first step towards transforming your smile by calling the New York City dental practice or booking online today.
Dental bonding is the process of applying a resin to the surface of a tooth in order to repair or improve the appearance of your teeth.
Dental bonding has a variety of uses. The dentists at Charles M. Marks, DDS & Dental Associates use dental bonding to:
Dental bonding can also be used to replace metal or amalgam fillings for a more aesthetically pleasing appearance.
The composite resin used in dental bonding is not as strong as your natural teeth, which means it’s more likely to:
Dental bonding may need to be replaced after just a few years, or it can last 10 or more years depending on the nature of the composite filling, and it’s exposure to wear and tear.
Cosmetic dental bonding is largely painless and noninvasive, which means that almost anyone who has concerns that can be addressed by this treatment is a good candidate. The most important aspect your dentist considers when evaluating your eligibility is whether your expectations are in alignment with the probable results.
In some cases, patients may need to take antibiotics or have other procedures (like root canal therapy) performed before dental bonding can be completed.
Alternatives to dental bonding vary based on your budget and treatment goals. Here are some common examples of alternatives:
Your dentist always ensures that you understand all of your treatment options before making a decision and following through with treatment.
To see if dental bonding can help improve your smile, call Charles M. Marks, DDS & Dental Associates, or book an appointment online today.