Glendale Cosmetic Dentist Explains How Dental Bonding Enhances Teeth

Written by Dr. McKay on Jul 2, 2013

It is natural for teeth to accumulate some stains and damage over time, but that doesn’t mean that you have to live with the consequences! Our Glendale cosmetic dentist office offers a number of cosmetic dental treatments to rejuvenate your smile. Today we’ll be talking about one treatment in particular, dental bonding.

Here are some answers to commonly asked patient questions about what dental bonding is and how it works…

Q: Is dental bonding the same as dental veneers treatment?

A: No, dental bonding and dental veneers are different. While both of these treatments improve the appearance of damaged teeth, veneers are porcelain restorations, while dental bonding uses dental resin. Dental veneers always cover the entire surface of the tooth, while dental bonding can be used to completely resurface the tooth or perfect individual spots on the dental enamel.

Q: How long does the dental bonding process take?

A: One of the great things about dental bonding is that it generally takes only one appointment to complete! This is truly one of the fastest ways to perfect the appearance of your teeth and achieve the smile of your dreams. During treatment we will first ensure that the dental resin blends with your natural teeth. Then we’ll apply the resin, cure it, and you’ll be able to enjoy full cosmetic results right away!

Q: How long does dental bonding last?

A: With proper maintenance, dental bonding can last for over a decade before it needs to be replaced or repaired. If you experience a problem with your dental resin, our dentist can simply reapply fresh dental resin to achieve your desired cosmetic result.

Our Glendale cosmetic dentist is here to answer your questions and guide you through the cosmetic bonding process. Give us a call to get started on the path to your dream smile!