Through modern invention there are an incredible amount of procedures available to meet the needs of even the most difficult dental situations. If you are skeptical as to the effectiveness of cosmetic surgery just know that there are no limits to the options available.
One such method that is popular with minor cosmetic cases is called “tooth bonding”. The process entails placing a tooth colored resin over troubled areas to correct minor flaws in the tooth’s shape. This option is key for those trying to greatly improve the look of their smile.
What is the process?
The resin itself is easy to apply and perfectly moldable around flawed areas of a tooth to give it the look it needs to appropriately match the surrounding teeth. Once the resin has set in, a high-intensity light is used to harden the mold and the procedure is done. It is really that easy.
The entire procedure from start to finish should only take about 30 minutes to an hour.
Whether you require this for one tooth or multiple teeth the procedure is quick and painless. It’s a non-aggressive and non-invasive alternative to more complicated dental surgery. Even the term surgery sounds misleading when you consider the low risk and ease at which the procedure is performed.
When should I consider tooth bonding?
You should consider speaking with a specialist if you are unhappy with your smile in any way. Consider that your smile is important and you are worth the trouble to fix these minor flaws, especially if you find yourself bothered by them.
Tooth bonding can take care of the following: repair a decaying tooth (to fill cavities), covering up unwanted cracks or chips, covering up gaps between teeth, hide stains and discoloration, lengthen the appearance of a tooth, cover the exposed roots of teeth (leading to sensitivity), restoration and the changing the shape of a tooth.
With such a wide range of performance you should be able to make a plan with a cosmetic dentist that works for you.