May 8, 2018
Are you happy with the appearance of your smile? Or do you sometimes hide it when smiling for pictures or meeting someone new? Even small cosmetic issues such as wear to your teeth, or chips and fractures can diminish the appearance of your teeth and cause you to feel self-conscious about smiling. Did you know that your cosmetic dentist in Fremont has an effective and affordable solution to repair your teeth and restore your confidence? Here’s what you should know about cosmetic bonding.
The Process of Cosmetic Bonding
When you receive a dental filling to repair the damage left by tooth decay, your dentist uses composite resin. This is a pliable material that bonds directly to your tooth, and this same material can also be used for cosmetic bonding.
Composite can also be custom shaded so it matches your teeth and blends seamlessly with your smile. Direct bonding to your teeth provides additional strength and durability that you didn’t have with metal fillings used in the past.
Cosmetic bonding is fast, effective, and can typically be completed in one appointment and can be used to repair multiple teeth. Because composite is durable, your bonding should last for 10 to 12 years with excellent home care.
What Problems can Cosmetic Bonding Repair?
Composite is a very versatile material that can be utilized for cosmetic repairs such as:
- Gaps between teeth
- Stains or discoloration
- Misshapen teeth or size discrepancies
- Heavy wear to your teeth
- Small fractures or chipping
Is Cosmetic Bonding Right for Me?
If cosmetic bonding sounds like it could be an excellent option for your smile, the first place to start is to schedule a consultation with your dentist to discuss your needs. Bring all of your ideas, concerns, and questions about your smile with you so your dentist can determine exactly the right treatment plan for you to meet your goals.
Don’t let your smile affect your confidence any longer! Contact your dentist today to schedule your consultation.
About James Block Dentistry
If working with a highly experienced and caring dentist is important to you, you’ll want to meet Dr. James Block. As a third generation dentist, following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather, Dr. Block has the skills, knowledge, and demeanor to put his patients at ease and make them feel at home right away. When you work with Dr. Block, you’ll also enjoy a wide range of services including cosmetic bonding to help you achieve and maintain the smile you’ve always wanted.
If you would like to contact Dr. Block, he can be reached online through his website or by calling 510-793-0801.
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