Can Cosmetic Dental Bonding Fix your Damaged Tooth?

dca-blog_article-20_teeth-and-dental-bonding_1200x630

Cosmetic dental bonding allows a dentist in Indiana to restore your brilliant smile. Bonding is a cosmetic procedure used to make small corrections in a tooth’s appearance. The procedure uses tooth-colored resin to fill in or cover small defects in tooth enamel. After the resin is applied, a special light is used to bond or attach the material to the natural tooth. Bonding material lasts from three to 10 years under normal conditions.

What Can Cosmetic Dental Bonding Do for Me?

Dental bonding can accomplish many things including the following:

  • Repair decayed teeth
  • Lengthen short teeth
  • Alter tooth shape
  • Restore chipped or cracked teeth
  • Improve the look of discolored teeth
  • Close gaps between teeth
  • Protect exposed tooth roots when gums recede
  • Replace cosmetic amalgam fillings

Advantages and Disadvantages of Bonding Teeth

Advantages

  • Less tooth enamel is removed than with other procedures
  • Bonding is easy and inexpensive compared to other restorative procedures
  • The procedure can usually be accomplished in one visit
  • Bonding teeth does not require anesthesia

Disadvantages

  • Bonding materials may chip or break
  • Repaired areas are less stain resistant than crowns
  • Bonding materials are less durable and will not last as long as materials used to make veneers, fillings, and crowns

How to Care for Bonded Teeth

To care for bonded teeth, practice good oral hygiene by brushing twice daily, flossing every night, and rinsing with antiseptic mouthwash every day. Avoid chewing on your fingernails, ice, pens, and other objects. Never use your teeth to open bottles. See your dentist in Indiana for regular checkups and professional cleanings.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Indiana, call Wadas Dental today at (866) 881-7554 or make an appointment.

Wadas Dental offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Indiana. Our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Wadas Dental, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Wadas Dental.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Great service & staff
Hannah J.
Very friendly,knowledgable staff and not a long wait.
Peter H.
After our former dentist retired, we had to find a new dentist for our whole family. I am thankful we found the Wadas Dental Center. Everyone in the office was wonderful to deal with and Dr. Cooper […]
Shari K.
Great diagnostics, great treatment plan, great customer service!
Matthew M.
Amber, my hygienist, is very professional, knowledgeable, and cordial.
Alexander R.
Great service and professional staff.
Sharon V.
Polite, professional on time appointments.
Dennis M.
love Dr Cooper,,,,,, he IS the best dentist I ever had
Bonnie K.
I’ve been coming to Wadas dental center for 7 years now and I’ve always received the best treatment, and the staff is always so friendly!
Melanie P.
My association with Wadas Dental goes back many years of dental service with complete satisfaction !
Thomas S.
i have been going to Wadas dental for 3 years now and wouldn’t think of going anywhere else!
Sonja J.
No waiting, really great hygienist Stacie very personable and painless cleaning
Kathy M.
As always, courteous and professional.
James J.
Everyone was extremely friendly and took the time to explain procedures and costs.
Timothy M.
Very friendly.
Eric K.
Excellent service & attention to detail!
MsSerenity1970
I always have a good experience when ever I am there.
Paulena K.
My trips to Wadas have been nothing short of pleasant, quick, and easy. The hours are very convenient and the staff is always so friendly! I’ve been here twice and I’ve always been taken back […]
Desiree
Entire team is the Best!! Extremely friendly and knowledgeable:) Dr. Botica is the BEST!!!
Danielle W.
Always treat me great!
Nicole M.
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
Learn More

We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

No Insurance? No Worries! See our discounts and offers here