Dental Bonding NYC
Keeping your restorations conservative with dental bondings on the Upper East Side
Dental Bonding NYC
Dental bonding on the Upper East Side is the application of a tooth-colored composite resin to repair a decayed, chipped, fractured or discolored tooth. Unlike veneers, which are manufactured in a laboratory and require a customized mold to achieve a proper fit, bonding can be done in a single visit. The procedure is called bonding because the material bonds to the tooth.
Dental bonding is among the easiest and least expensive of cosmetic dental procedures. The composite resin used in bonding can be shaped and polished to match the surrounding teeth. Most often, dental bonding is used for cosmetic purposes to improve the appearance of a discolored or chipped tooth. It also can be used to close spaces between teeth, to make teeth look longer or to change the shape or color of teeth.
While reasons for choosing dental bondings vary from person to person, you may consider dental bondings to improve the appearance of discolored teeth, to change the shape of your teeth altogether, to repair decayed teeth or to repair chipped and cracked teeth. As always, consult with your dentist regarding the best approach for your dental needs.
The actual procedure requires little to no downtime, which makes it a great choice for those looking for a cosmetic upgrade, without a lot of fuss. Your dental bondings don’t require any additional care. You’ll want to follow good dental hygiene practices by brushing twice daily, flossing regularly, and using mouthwash when necessary. Of course, your teeth should be protected from chipping, so refrain from chewing your nails and chomping on ice. Contact your dentist with any issues. If you take good care of those teeth and your dental bondings are likely to last up to 10 years before they need to be replaced.
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