Bonding

dental bonding bond bonds West Meade Dental dentist in Nashville Tennessee Dr. Allison KisnerDental bonding is a popular method used to enhance the esthetics of your smile. Bonding can be used to correct chips, close gaps, cover stains, enlarge small teeth, and to straighten the appearance of crooked teeth. Almost anyone is a candidate including children. If you are interested in having a whiter smile, Dr. Kisner may recommend teeth whitening before beginning treatment.

Dental bonding is a procedure that can be completed in one easy, convenient visit. the bond material is made of a high-quality plastic known as composite resin. First, a shade will be selected to match your tooth enamel. Dr. Kisner will apply and sculpt the resin to look natural with your smile. She will then expose the resin to a curing light to make the material hard and durable.

Recent advances in the composition of resins have increased the strength, durability, and longevity of these restorations. Although it is not as resilient and stain-proof as porcelain veneers, it is a more cost effective method.