Bonding /Composite Fillings
Prevention and early detection are the key to avoiding tooth decay and gum disease. A good home regimen , in addition to regular check-ups and dental visits, can spare you many expensive dental treatments. Our philosophy is to consider the whole person, with a special focus on the link between a healthy mouth and healthy body. We want you to be confident that your smile achieves your goals for comfort, appearance, and function.
Bonding is a conservative way to repair chipped, discolored or crooked teeth. During dental bonding, a white filling is placed onto your tooth to improve your appearance. The white filling bonds with your tooth and closely matches your natural tooth. Bonding is faster and cheaper than crowns or veneers and can make a small cosmetic improvement in your smile in one visit.
Our office offers take home teeth whitening kits that can change your appearance in a few days. Tray bleaching is a type of whitening that uses custom made tray and whitening gel only available through your dentist. The whitening gel is placed in the trays that fit over your teeth.
At home whitening generally takes several days to start seeing results after a few hours of wearing the trays.
A dental crown is a cosmetic restoration used to strengthen a tooth or improve it's shape. Crowns can be made of metal , porcelain or both. Crowns are most often used for teeth that are broken, worn , or partially destroyed by tooth decay. They are cemented onto your existing tooth and acts as the tooth's new outer surface above the gumline.
A dental bridge is a false tooth that is used to fill a gap created by missing tooth or teeth.