Bonding

Enhanced Self-Esteem with Cosmetic Bonding

bondingComposite resin bonding is one of the most versatile materials in the world of dentistry. Used as a filling material to treat cavities, composite resin can also cover discolorations or imperfections on a tooth’s surface, as well as help reshape a tooth to a more aesthetically-pleasing shape. Bonding can even help change the appearance of slightly crooked or gapped teeth, making them look even and perfectly aligned, which would take a year or more using traditional¬†orthodontics. With extensive experience in creating beautiful smiles with cosmetic bonding, Dr. Meilink can transform your teeth in just one office visit.

Your Aesthetic Concerns

Dr. Meilink will first discuss the outcome you would like to achieve and determine if bonding is the proper course of treatment. Taking your desires into consideration, Dr. Meilink will use his clinical expertise and artistic vision to make recommendations on the size, shape, and color of your new teeth. Only when you are both satisfied with the desired outcome will he proceed with treatment.

The Cosmetic Bonding Procedure

Most of the time, bonding does not require anesthesia. To prepare your teeth for bonding, Dr. Meilink will gently etch the tooth enamel so that the material will adhere to it optimally. Next, he will place the soft, putty-like resin to your tooth surface, shaping and sculpting it to the desired size and shape. When satisfied with the result, he will cure, or harden, the resin with a special light. The final step in the process is a buffing and polishing to ensure that the tooth is the proper shape and has the same sheen as your natural teeth. In most cases, your cosmetic makeover with dental bonding can be performed in about an hour.

See if Bonding Can Improve Your Smile

Cosmetic tooth bonding can give you the smile you want without extensive treatment. To find out if bonding is your best option, schedule a visit by calling Dental Smilemakers at 816-436-8949. Located in Kansas City, MO, we serve the residents of Gladstone, Smithville, Tiffany Springs, Parkville, Liberty, and all surrounding Northland communities. We also service the North Kansas City, Parkhill, Smithville, Platte City, and Liberty school districts.