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Cosmetic Dental Bonding Transforms Your Smile in Just One Office Visit

What would you like to change about your smile? Is it that chipped or cracked tooth that makes you embarrassed about your smile? Perhaps it’s the uneven gaps in your teeth you have loathed since childhood. Or maybe the stubborn stains aren’t responding to teeth whitening. Cosmetic dental bonding from Neal Edwards DDS in Riverside, California, presents a simple, one-visit procedure that erases minor cosmetic dental flaws for a perfect smile. 

What is cosmetic dental bonding?

To cosmetically improve your smile with dental bonding, we apply composite resin — the material used in tooth filling — directly to your flawed teeth. The material is natural-looking because it resembles the natural characteristics of your teeth. While the dental bonding procedure takes a few minutes, the results can last up to five years without injury and with good maintenance. 

The cosmetic dental bonding procedure

Cosmetic dental bonding takes little tooth preparation. Unlike dental veneers, Dr. Neal Edwards doesn’t need to etch out your enamel, making dental bonding reversible. Here’s what’s involved in the dental bonding treatment:

  • Examination: Prior to your cosmetic enhancement, your dentist discusses the goals you want to achieve. We also use dental X-rays to examine your teeth and gums to ensure your dental health is in good shape. If you are eligible for dental bonding, we use a shade guide to select a composite resin material that matches your natural enamel
  • Tooth preparation: We roughen your teeth and apply a conditioning gel to create a rough bonding surface. This process helps the composite resin material to stick to your teeth
  • Application: Dr. Edwards applies the resin material on the prepped teeth. We then mold and smoothen the composite resin material to achieve the desired shape. Finally, we harden the material using a curing light and then polish it for a stunning smile

Cosmetic dental bonding is a pretty quick and straightforward procedure. The procedure takes about 30-60 minutes per tooth. Another plus is that the treatment doesn’t require anesthesia, and it can erase multiple dental flaws at a go, not to mention you achieve your desired results in just one appointment.

Enhance your smile with cosmetic dental bonding

Cosmetic dental bonding in Riverside, CA, can change your smile for the better. If you want to get started, please dial (951) 614-0033 to schedule an appointment with Neal Edwards, DDS.

Neal Edwards DDS, FICOI

Neal Edwards DDS, FICOI

Neal Edwards, DDS, FICOI, studied Biology at La Sierra University and earned his dental degree from the Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, where he also followed a mini-residency. He is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, and International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI). Dr. Edwards takes hundreds of continuing education units a year and completed his ICOI Fellowship recently. He is a Team Dentist for the Ontario Reign hockey team - LA Kings’ AHL affiliate.

He loves meeting people and helping them achieve their dental goals.

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