If you need minor repairs to your teeth, you may want to talk to our dentist, Dr. Vinh T. Pham to see if a dental bond is right for you. Dental bonds can be used for a number of things, such as repairing minor chips or cracks, improving the shape or size of your teeth, fixing small cavities, or even improving the color of your smile.
Unless you need to have tooth decay removed, the process of placing a bond is painless. What’s more, the bond can be placed in a single visit. After preparing the surface of your tooth, Dr. Pham will mix the bond to a shade that matches the color of your tooth, and then mold it into shape on your tooth. After the bond has hardened, he will trim it and polish it.
A bond can improve your smile, but you should remember that they are not as tough as your natural teeth. You can chip your bond on hard foods, ice, pens, pencils or even your fingernails. Your bond can be stained by the things you eat and drink and by tobacco use. If your bond is damaged or stained, our dentist will need to make any necessary repairs. But, with the proper care, your bond can last for up to ten years.
If it is time to upgrade your smile and you would like to find out more about dental bonds in Campbell, California call 408-378-8500 today to schedule your visit to Kirkwood Dental.