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By Upper East Smiles
May 30, 2017
Category: Dental Procedures

Find out how this simple and non-invasive procedure could reshape your smile the way you want.cosmetic dentistry

When people think about cosmetic dentistry they often think that it involves intense makeovers and in-depth procedures, but you may be surprised to learn that our Upper East Side, NYC, cosmetic dentists can give you a revamped smile with the help of two easy and inexpensive procedures known as dental bonding and tooth reshaping.

Ready to make some subtle cosmetic changes to your smile? Then either of these procedures could help you out. Even the smallest changes can make a huge impact on how your smile looks and how confident you feel.

What is tooth reshaping?

During this non-invasive treatment, sometimes referred to as dental contouring, our Upper East Side, NY, dentists will file off small bits of enamel from your tooth in order to change the length, size or shape. You wouldn’t believe how much a tooth can change even with just a couple of millimeters shaved off of it. And since we are only removing trace amounts of enamel, we can often perform this procedure painlessly without the need for a local anesthetic.

What is dental bonding?

This treatment often goes hand-in-hand with tooth reshaping. Sometimes you have cracks, chips, stains and even gaps between your teeth that you want to fix. Perhaps tooth reshaping was able to make an oddly shaped tooth look more even with the rest of your smile. However, you still have some imperfections that need to be covered up. Of course, shaving those areas down isn’t always an option, but dental bonding can easily cover these flaws up.

This technique allows us to place a tooth-colored resin over these problem areas to sculpt and improve not only the shape of a tooth but also the color as well. If you have some small discolorations that teeth whitening can’t treat, dental bonding might be able to mask it.

If you want to find out if your smile is the ideal candidate for dental bonding or tooth reshaping, then turn to Upper East Smiles in NY to schedule a no-risk consultation. Let’s get you the smile you know you want.

By Upper East Smiles
September 01, 2016
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: dental bonding  

Fix minor tooth flaws simply and easily with cosmetic bonding.

Just because you are dealing with small imperfections doesn’t mean that you have to go through dental bondinginvasive or expensive cosmetic dentistry in order to fix these issues and improve your smile. Our Upper East Side, NY dentists offer a comprehensive list of cosmetic treatments to fit all of your dental needs. Find out more about dental bonding and when it’s the right option for you.

What is dental bonding?

Dental bonding is a quick, non-invasive cosmetic procedure that applies tooth-colored composite bonding resin over problem areas of your tooth or teeth to improve the overall color, shape, size and appearance of your smile.

The procedure is fairly simple and only requires our Upper East Side cosmetic dentist to apply and mold the tooth-colored resin over certain areas of the tooth and then harden it with a laser once it’s complete.

Who should get dental bonding?

If you are looking for a quick and inexpensive way to fix very small dental imperfections that affect the look but not the function of your smile then dental bonding might be the ideal option for you. Common dental flaws that dental bonding can hide include:

  • Discolorations
  • Small chips and cracks
  • Spaces between teeth
  • Minor overlapping
  • Misshapen teeth
  • Uneven, short or worn teeth

Cosmetic dental bonding is also an ideal option for those who want to improve their smiles but don’t want invasive procedures. You’ll be happy to hear that dental bonding is a fairly quick procedure and generally doesn't require anesthesia.

Upper East Smiles is ready to improve the health and appearance of your smile. Don’t you owe it to yourself to get the best smile possible? Call our Upper East Side dental office to schedule your cosmetic consultation and find out if dental bonding is right for you.