Dental Bonding & Recontouring in Corona, CA
Not all patients are looking for brighter smiles. In some cases, gaps between teeth or teeth that are too long are the only obstacles keeping patients from reaching their ideal smile. At Temescal Dental, bonding and recontouring are cosmetic dental procedures we use to address chips, cracks, and other minor cosmetic dental flaws. In addition to improving the look of your smile, these minor cosmetic treatments also improve patients’ oral functionality and health by improving bite alignment, strength, and positioning.
Similar to composite fillings, dental bonding uses a tooth-colored resin to fix irregularities in teeth, such as chips and cracks. In some instances, Dr. Nguyen has used bonding to fill gaps between teeth, eliminating the need for patients to undergo braces treatment or veneers. As the resin used to make the bonding material is highly durable, the treatment helps reinforce weakened parts of the dental enamel, protecting the inner pulp chamber from infection. Compared to other cosmetic solutions, bonding can typically be completed in one visit to our dentist in Corona.
Dental recountouring is an excellent option for reshaping teeth that have been broken or appear abnormally long. Usually completed during one appointment with Dr. Nguyen, this process consists of having small amounts of unnecessary dental enamel removed to change the length, shape, or surface of a tooth. In addition to shortening the length of teeth that are too long, recontouring can also boost dental health by smoothing out overlaps, chips, or bulges that would otherwise trap debris and bacteria.
Who is a Candidate for Bonding or Recontouring?
Bonding and recontouring are optional cosmetic procedures that can be performed if a patient is unhappy with the appearance of their smile. The best candidates for these procedures are people with:
- Chipped teeth
- Irregular or uneven teeth
- Sharp, lengthy, or short canines
Speaking with your dentist about your aesthetic and health goals will help decide which of these cosmetic therapy alternative is best for you.
Learn More with Dr. Nguyen
Feel confident in the way your smile looks and functions. Contact Dr. Nguyen at Temescal Dental for a consultation and explore the different cosmetic dental services available at our Corona office. During your visit, we’ll evaluate the condition of your smile and help you find the best solution for reaching your goals. Call our office or complete the form to schedule your next appointment today!