What Is Composite Bonding and Contouring?

Cosmetic dentistry is used in order to do smile makeovers for patients of all ages. If the teeth have become chipped, gapped, crooked or cosmetic dentistrydiscolored, you may be a possible candidate for cosmetic bonding, tooth contouring or a combination of the two. With bonding and contouring, Dr. Toan Bui uses his expertise to sculpt and reshape teeth into a smile that a patient has always dreamt off. This procedure occurs in just one visit. Our dentist in Clifton, New Jersey is experienced in repairing teeth with all types of damage.

More about Composite Bonding and Contouring

Tooth contouring is a process that gently removes a small amount of tooth enamel to change the shape or size of the teeth. This can be done if there is no serious jaw misalignment present, which can be found during a regular dental examination before any procedures are performed. Our dentist in Clifton, New Jersey, Dr. Bui, can use tooth reshaping instead of braces for teeth that are slightly overlapping or crooked. Contouring can also be performed on teeth that have been worn flat to create curved edges.

Cosmetic bonding uses a composite resin material to cover and reshape imperfect teeth in the mouth. Our dentist in Clifton, New Jersey, Dr. Bui, applies the material to the teeth, shapes it and hardens the material with a curing light. He makes necessary adjustments to the shape following by a polishing that makes sure that the tooth as the same qualities as natural tooth enamel, making it undetectable in the mouth.

Cosmetic bonding and tooth contouring are both effective and affordable procedures that can be performed quickly and helps patients see instant results. To learn more about these cosmetic dentistry procedures from our dentist in Clifton, New Jersey, call to schedule an appointment today at 973-458-9899.