A Better Way to Restore & Repair Your Smile

Our teeth play a vital role in our health and self-esteem, but they’re prone to wear and tear as we live our lives. Whether you don’t have a less-than-stellar oral hygiene routine or you take good care of your teeth, an accident can further damage them.

Thankfully, our team at Ambis Dental offers dental cosmetic bonding treatments as an affordable and painless way to restore your smile’s appearance by fixing various cosmetic issues.

What Is Cosmetic Dental Bonding?

Cosmetic dental bonding is a minimally-invasive restorative and cosmetic technique. What makes this procedure so convenient is the composite resin that’s applied. Similar to fillings, the resin used is similar to fillings in that it can be designed to match the natural shade of your smile. Your cosmetic dentist will freehand sculpt the resin onto your tooth, allowing them to repair minor damage and cover imperfections.

Benefits of Cosmetic Dental Bonding

  • Minimally Invasive – Cosmetic dental bonding is a minimally invasive, non-surgical method for improving your smile while also fixing minor damage to your teeth.
  • Smile Makeover – Cosmetic dental bonding can improve the appearance of your smile by concealing flaws such as cracks, chips, and discoloration.
  • Improved Oral Health – Dental bonding can repair minor damage that would otherwise detract from your oral health, improving your ability to chew, eat, and speak with ease.
  • Quick Treatment – On average, dental bonding for one tooth usually takes 30 to 60 minutes depending on the case.
  • One Treatment for Multiple Problems– Dental bonding can solve multiple dental problems, ranging from cosmetic to minor functional issues.
  • Affordability – Dental bonding is one of the more affordable dental treatments available.

What Can Dental Bonding Fix?

Since dental bonding is such a versatile treatment, our cosmetic dentist in Ithaca can use it to resolve several dental issues. Dr. Ambis may recommend dental bonding to patients whose teeth are:

  • Stained or discolored
  • Chipped, cracked, or broken
  • Misshapen
  • Unevenly spaced
  • Decayed

She can also use dental bonding to conceal exposed tooth roots and protect your tooth from further damage. Schedule a consultation today to learn if dental bonding is ideal for you.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does dental bonding last?

The results of dental bonding typically last about three to five years, but this can be extended up to 10 years with proper care and maintenance. You can get the most out of your treatment by practicing good oral hygiene, as daily brushing and flossing are great ways to keep your mouth free of unhealthy bacteria.

We encourage patients to visit our Ithaca dentist at least once every six months for routine dental visits and for your dentist to check whether your dental bond needs to be replaced.

How much does dental bonding cost?

The cost of dental bonding depends on several factors, such as how many teeth were treated. Dr. Ambis will provide you with a cost estimate of your procedure at your initial appointment. We recommend contacting your dental insurance provider to learn more about your plan’s coverage to see what benefits you’re entitled to.

Is dental bonding painful?

Dental bonding is a virtually painless process, and most patients won’t require anesthesia since the procedure is non-invasive. Dental bonding doesn’t target any sensitive parts of your tooth, so you can stay relaxed during your appointment. Best of all, you can go back to your normal day-to-day life without having to wait for any numbness to subside.

A Special Bond Between Your Smile & Ambis Dental

Are you ready to elevate your smile to perfection? Our team at Ambis Dental is here to assist you with your smile goals! Call our office today at 607-272-1874 or fill out our convenient online contact form, and a member of our team will be with you shortly. With decades of experience in the dental field, Dr. Ambis has the skill and knowledge to perfect your teeth’s appearance with convenient dental bonding!

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