Is Dental Bonding Right for You?

March 10, 2017 - 2 minutes read

If you are looking for a cosmetic dentist in Wailuku who can help you achieve a more beautiful smile, you might want to consider dental bonding applied by the expert team at Miyamoto Dental Design Suite. We offer a variety of effective procedures to improve the look of your teeth and give you that confidence boost you need. Cosmetic dentistry has changed over the years, and bonding is one of the most affordable options for fixing problems with the appearance and shape of your teeth.

What Is Dental Bonding?

Sometimes confused with veneers, bonding is made of a different material altogether. While veneers are made of a durable porcelain, bonding is made up of the same composite resin used to create fillings that match your teeth in color. Your Wailuku dentist uses this material to create a new and improved surface and shape for the teeth in question, then hardens it with a special light.

Who Is a Candidate?

There is a wide variety of patients who can benefit from this type of cosmetic dentistry. You may be a good dental bonding candidate if you have any of the following issues:

  • Misshapen teeth
  • Staining or other discoloration
  • Decay, particularly where it creates gaps between teeth
  • Fractures or chips
  • Short teeth
  • Exposed roots (as a result of receding gums)

While treatments like caps and veneers must be custom-created, taking more time and more visits, whereas bonding often requires just one visit. It also requires less alteration of your natural teeth in order to apply the material. With good oral hygiene practices this treatment may last up to ten years.

Contact Our Wailuku Office for an Appointment

Our friendly and skilled staff will work with you to determine if this procedure is appropriate for your teeth. Call us today at 808-242-7007.