If you are located in the Dunedin, Florida area and seek solutions for gaps, permanent staining, and breakage of your front teeth, dental bonding might be suitable for you! Tooth bonding offers many benefits to patients interested in rejuvenating their smile appearance, and the providers at Lepore Comprehensive Dentistry can assist.
Dental bonding is the perfect way to improve your smile and confidence. Bonding can be used to repair cracked, chipped, or discolored teeth. It can also be used to close gaps between teeth or change the shape of your teeth.
The Benefits of Dental Bonding Include:
- improved appearance
- no or minimal need for anesthesia
- relatively lower cost compared to porcelain veneers
What Can I Expect from a Dental Bonding Appointment?
Drs. Ryan Lepore and Erin Dougherty of Lepore Comprehensive Dentistry of Dunedin, Florida, can complete dental bonding in a single office visit. It oftentimes does not require anesthesia and provides same-day results. The dentist will gently roughen the enamel being treated. Then, the composite resin material is applied to the tooth, shaped into place, and cured using a special light that hardens the material. The dentist then contours and polishes the bonding to complete the natural-looking repair process. Patients leave the office with a brand-new look!
What are the Downfalls of Dental Bonding?
While dental bonding is cheaper than alternative treatments such as porcelain veneers, it is more susceptible to staining. This means that it might need to be replaced more often than porcelain veneers, especially if patients are heavy red wine, coffee, or tea drinkers. This is because these beverages are known for causing discoloration of the teeth—and restorative work such as dental bonding.
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How Do I Discover More About Dental Bonding?
At Lepore Comprehensive Dentistry, Drs. Ryan Lepore and Erin Dougherty are committed to ensuring patients have access to inexpensive and high-quality restorations and cosmetic procedures. If you want to speak to one of our providers about your smile goals and determine whether dental bonding is appropriate for you, call (727) 608-4690 to request an appointment at our facility, located in Dunedin, Florida, at 822 Milwaukee Avenue.
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