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Dental Bonding – Springfield, MO

Conceal Minor Yet Noticeable Smile Flaws

Here at Galleria Dental of Springfield, Dr. Tolliver can perform a variety of cosmetic dental services to help you achieve a beautiful, bright smile. If, however, you only have a few tiny imperfections, then a major procedure like porcelain veneers might seem superfluous. That’s why dental bonding was created. This simple treatment allows Dr. Tolliver to conceal minor yet noticeable smile flaws in a quick, conservative, and cost-effective manner. Want to learn more about how dental bonding in Springfield works? Just give us a call!

Why Choose Galleria Dental of Springfield for Dental Bonding?  

What Is Dental Bonding?

woman admiring her smile after getting dental bonding in Springfield

Dental bonding is one of the simplest cosmetic dentistry services that we offer. We use a composite resin material to transform the shape, size, and color of your teeth and make unsightly blemishes practically disappear. The resin comes in countless tooth-colored shades; we simply select the one that resembles the color of your smile to produce flawless results. Cracks, chips, small gaps, and deep-set stains can all be a thing of the past thanks to dental bonding.

The Dental Bonding Process

man pointing to his straight white smile

After a consultation with your dentist in Springfield, getting dental bonding generally only takes a single appointment. Additionally, the procedure is often painless. Most patients don’t even need a local anesthetic.

Once we select the ideal shade of composite resin to match your existing enamel, we apply the putty-like material to your tooth one layer at a time. We sculpt it as we go to ensure the end result is perfect. Then, we use an ultraviolet curing light to help the resin harden into place in just a few seconds, creating a powerful, long-lasting bond with your tooth.

Benefits of Dental Bonding

woman getting her bonding hardened with UV light

One of the most obvious advantages of dental bonding is that it can be completed much more quickly than many other cosmetic services. This is great news if you have an important upcoming event where you want to look your best, such as a job interview or a wedding. Dental bonding can help you dramatically transform your smile in just an hour or so!

Compared to some of our other cosmetic treatments, dental bonding is among the most versatile. Whether you have a distracting gap between your two front teeth or a stubborn yellow stain, bonding can take care of these issues in no time at all.

Lastly, dental bonding is one of the most affordable cosmetic dentistry services currently available. Many people are under the impression that cosmetic dentistry is only for rich folks, but bonding can fit into almost anyone’s budget. Because it uses an inexpensive material and doesn’t require communication with an off-site dental lab, we can save money on improving your smile and naturally pass those savings on to you!