Dental teeth bonding is a cosmetic option that is becoming popular and offers many wonderful benefits. You may find yourself wondering if such a procedure is worth the cost and time required. Bonding teeth allows a dentist to correct any cosmetic imperfections and defects using composite resin. Terri Nguyen and her team at West Portal Family Dentistry in San Francisco, CA provide this solution for patients looking to enhance and better their smile through a simple, comfortable procedure. Dr. Nguyen will apply a tooth-colored composite resin (which matches the natural shade of your teeth) onto any affected teeth to correct cosmetic defects. It is incredibly cost-effective and, when comparing to some other cosmetic options such as veneers or crowns, less expensive.
Dental bonding works great for correcting issues including cracked teeth, teeth which have large gaps in between, and discoloration. Dental bonding will have you showing off your teeth again with confidence.
Dental bonding can successfully correct any number of dental issues.
Dental bonding carries minimal risk within the procedure. There are a few matters to keep in mind when you are considering dental bonding. Composite resin is not as strong as your natural tooth enamel, which means it can chip or break if poorly cared for. Intense pressure such as occurs when biting down on hard foods (candy or ice, for example), biting nails, or sticking hard objects into your mouth to chew on (a pen or pencil, for example) and can cause the resin to chip.
Resin is also not as resistant to stains when compared to some other materials which dentists work with. Porcelain, for example, as used in veneers and crowns is more stain resistant than composite resin. This is something to keep in mind of you use tobacco products or regularly drink coffee.
If you are interested in learning more about the dental bonding experience or would like to schedule an appointment to undergo the process, please call Milford Dental Care at (415) 604-9292 to schedule an appointment with Dr Nguyen.
A graduate from UC San Francisco with a Doctor of Dental Science degree, Dr. Terri Nguyen has over 20 years of expertise in the field of dental practice. She is known for her caring and passionate nature towards her patients whilst having a wealth of knowledge and technical skill.
Dr. Nguyen continues to update herself with newer and tested treatment methods and technology to ensure that she is capable of delivering the best possible service to her clients. Her areas of specialty include root canal therapy, implant dentistry and cosmetic treatment. She is also a prestigious member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.
Dr. Laura Huynh dedicates herself to providing the highest level of dental care to patients of all ages. While she has over 15 years of experience in all areas of general practice, she especially enjoys pediatric dentistry and cosmetic dentistry for adults.
A UC Irvine graduate, Dr. Huynh obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Arthur Dugoni Dental School at University of Pacific. She stays on top of the latest trends and technologies in dentistry by following continuing education courses annually. She is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and San Francisco Dental Society.