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Dental Bonding

Madison Avenue Dentists, PC -  - Comprehensive, Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry

Madison Avenue Dentists, PC

Comprehensive, Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry located in Midtown Manhattan, New York, NY

If you have minor imperfections in your teeth, such as chips or small gaps, dental bonding provides the perfect solution to restore your smile. At Madison Avenue Dentists, PC, Ash Estafan, DDS, and Stella Oh, DDS, offer exceptional dental bonding for patients who want to improve the appearance of their teeth quickly. To learn more about how dental bonding can enhance your smile, call the office in Midtown Manhattan, New York, or use the online scheduling tool to set up an appointment.

Dental Bonding Q & A

What is dental bonding?

Dental bonding is a technique in which the providers at Madison Avenue Dentists, PC, use a composite resin to fill in missing tooth structure due to trauma or decay. Your provider ensures that the material fits in seamlessly with your existing teeth, making the dental bonding invisible.

Why would I need dental bonding?

There are many reasons why patients opt for dental bonding, including:

  • Filling in areas of decay
  • Repairing chipped or cracked teeth
  • Covering a discolored tooth
  • Closing small gaps in your teeth

Dental bonding is far more economical than alternative solutions, such as crowns or veneers. But it’s important to note that dental bonding has its limitations. If the damage is too extensive or your cosmetic goals too high, you may have to explore other solutions, such as crowns and veneers mentioned above.

How long does dental bonding take?

The prosthodontists at Madison Avenue Dentists, PC, can perform your dental bonding in just one visit. In many cases, anesthesia isn’t required, but if the bonding is indicated in an especially sensitive area, the doctors will administer a local anesthetic. 

Once you’re comfortable, the doctors prepare the treatment area by priming the tooth surface where they’re applying the material. Once your tooth is ready, Dr. Oh and Dr. Estafan artfully use the bonding substance, giving you a newly restored tooth in no time at all.

How do I take care of my newly restored teeth?

After your dental bonding sets, you take care of your teeth as you usually would, which means:

  • Brushing at least twice a day
  • Rinsing after meals
  • Flossing once a day

You should avoid foods that stain or at least rinse immediately after things like your morning cup of coffee or evening glass of wine.

To ensure that your dental bonding lasts, you must keep up with your regular dental and cleaning appointments at Madison Avenue Dentists, PC. Should something happen to your dental bonding, you can return to have new bonding put in place.

If you’d like to explore how bonding can resolve your minor dental issues, call Madison Avenue Dentists, PC, or request an appointment using the online booking tool.