How Tooth-Colored Resin Bonding Helps Your Smile Look Better Than New
A great smile is paramount to so much of what we do. And when we have a great smile, it can be easy to overlook all the benefits we experience daily. But when our smile is anything less than we desire, it can be hard to do anything but dream about what a brighter and whiter smile could do for us. Throughout the years, the dental industry has made great strides in introducing new technology, treatments, and various products designed to help us achieve the smiles we’ve always hoped for. And one of the treatments that is changing the game is dental bonding.
What is dental bonding?
Dental bonding, or resin bonding, is a popular cosmetic dentistry treatment designed to repair a chipped, cracked, or otherwise broken tooth. Resin bonding is also a great solution for patients with discolored or yellowed teeth, cavities, gaps between their teeth, or patients who want a tooth lengthened because it is shorter than the rest, causing an uneven smile.
Want to see for yourself? View our composite bonding smile gallery. But look closely; notice that the bonded teeth in these pictures match perfectly with the non-affected natural teeth. This is because tooth-colored bonding can be made to exactly match the color of your other teeth, so it is seemingly invisible.
After your bonding procedure, it will look as though you never had a chipped tooth in the first place. We custom-tint the bonding materials to perform as closely as possible to your natural tooth. Dr. Desai has spent years developing a system that allows her to match the color of your natural enamel precisely. Further, she only uses the best composite products from Sweden and Brazil. So if you prefer a high-quality product, you won’t be disappointed. And one of the reasons our patients love dental bonding so much (in lieu of veneers) is that bonding is completely reversible.
The Benefits of Dental Bonding to Correct Your Smile
Smiling in and of itself has many benefits. And though smiling takes a bit more effort than frowning, the effort can pay off in a big way. Every time you smile, you’ll experience:
- A reduction in your blood pressure
- An improvement in your endurance
- Less pain
- An ability to better manage your stress
- A stronger immune system
When we smile, we become more attractive to others. People feel more welcomed and find you more approachable. And a bright, white smile can increase your job prospects because when you smile, especially when you are proud, you come across as more confident. This is one of the reasons celebrities are so successful—they recognize the power of a smile and use it to their advantage.
You can use your smile to your advantage too. But if you have some minor imperfections in your teeth, now is the time to get them corrected. Dental bonding is one of the most commonly recommended treatments by your cosmetic dentist in Newport Beach for damaged and stained teeth.
Dental bonding will provide you with the following benefits.
1. Improved Oral Health and Tooth Protection
Dental bonding is not as strong as your natural tooth enamel, but it restores damaged teeth and protects them from progressing symptoms. Since the bonding material covers your tooth enamel, it can also reduce the risk of cavities and weakened enamel.
2. Better Facial Appearance Due to Stain Removal
When you have a poor smile, smiling can make other imperfections on your face that much more noticeable. But when you have a great smile, peoples’ eyes are drawn to your smile. And if you have stained teeth, getting them fixed with dental bonding will get people to look at the whole fabulous you vs. just an imperfection here or there. Dental bonding is a very successful strategy for addressing teeth stains and discoloration.
3. Improved Tooth Size, Function, and Shape
As we mentioned earlier, tooth bonding is highly effective in helping with a tooth that is longer or shorter than the others or is mildly misshapen. Many people don’t realize that uneven teeth can inadvertently impact your ability to bite and chew your food. Bonding can cover up worn-down tooth enamel caused by teeth grinding. It also restores damaged teeth’s strength, size, shape, and overall function.
Visit your cosmetic dentist in Newport Beach for dental bonding to repair a chipped, cracked, or broken tooth.
At Luminous Smiles, our focus is on our relationship with our patients. We provide that extra care, excellence, knowledge, skill, and accreditations that set us apart from other dentists. Further, Dr. Desai is the only female American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry–accredited doctor in Newport Beach. This uniquely qualifies her to partner with you on your dental bonding smile makeover. Request an appointment today and see how dental bonding can give you your desired smile.