Restore Injured Teeth with Dental Bondin, Spring Valley

Dental Bonding

We are proud to offer patients at Dr. Alan Pressman DMD dental office, the most advanced dentistry solutions available. As a dentist serving Rockland and Bergen counties, Dr. Alan Pressman DMD dental office, restores decayed or injured teeth to full function and appearance. We use a variety of methods to restore a damaged smile. For example, one of the simplest and most affordable ways to fix imperfect teeth is with dental bonding,


Dental Bonding in Rockland and Bergen Counties


In the tooth bonding procedure, the Dr. Alan Pressman DMD applies special resin to the part of your tooth, matching its color to improve the tooth's appearance. Besides, it helps to mask the perceived abnormalities and defects. 


Following are some of the cosmetic dental concerns that are addressed with dental bonding:


Discolored Teeth: Dental bonding helps hide discoloration that cannot be done by teeth whitening procedures. 

Chipped Teeth: the composite resin is placed in the chip to smooth out the tooth's appearance, masking the chip.

Short Teeth: resin applied to the tooth's surface to make it longer in appearance than it actually, is. 

Teeth Gaps: Dentists in Rockland and Bergen counties can apply resin to the undesired inside gaps between your teeth to close them.

Small Teeth: The dentist applies resin around the tooth's edge to make it appear larger. 


The composite resin used in bonding is the same as used in tooth-colored fillings. Your dentist, Dr. Alan Pressman DMD selects the color of resin matching your tooth. You can't differentiate between the natural tooth and the one that has been bonded. Only your dentist and you will know that you have had dental bonding performed. The outcome is purely natural in appearance. 


We use dental bonding in Rockland and Bergen counties to repair imperfect teeth or camouflage minor flaws, including cracks or misalignments. A strong, composite material contains a mixture of glass and tooth-colored plastic used in this process. It makes for added strength and natural clarity. The restorative material fuses with the natural tooth and becomes part of it.


Although bonding is not as durable as a porcelain veneer, it doesn't require services from a dental lab. In addition, the procedure can usually be completed without removing any part of the healthy tooth structure.


Dental Bonding 


With dentist Dr. Alan Pressman DMD, tooth bonding can usually be completed in one visit. Because there is no need to send mouth impressions to a lab, the entire process should less than an hour. The first step your dentist serving Rockland and Bergen counties will clean the tooth surface and apply an etching gel. This process will open up the pores in the enamel. After the gel is rinsed off, the material is applied in thin layers. The bond fills in the small holes in the tooth surface. Next, a curing light is used to harden the restoration. Each thin layer is placed over one another until the right thickness is achieved. Then the material is shaped and polished.


No Side Effects or Risks Are Associated With Teeth Bonding in Rockland and Bergen Counties


No risks or side effects are involved in dental bonding. However, you may experience some mild sensitivity in your tooth after the procedure if bonding is used to correct a chip or crack. However, it is resolved quickly, just avoid cold, hot, and overly sweet items for a short period of time. 



Care of Bonded Teeth


With bonded teeth, you will continue your usual oral hygiene practices. There is no need to make any changes, just business as usual. Brush twice daily and floss your teeth at least once a day. Continue to visit Dr. Pressman DMD, your dentist in Rockland and Bergen counties for

bi-annual dental exams and professional teeth cleanings. Just like natural tooth enamel, the bonding material is prone to staining. So you must brush and floss as you usually would.


Schedule an appointment to learn more about dental bonding.