Category: Dental Bonding

Too Good To Be True? NOT

If you’ve thought about dental veneers but decided against them due to cost or the extent of their preparation, you may get the same results you desire but with a different dental procedure. Dental bonding can perform many of the same fixes as dental veneers without removing any tooth structure, and with only a single… Read more »

What is Cosmetic Tooth Bonding?

Could your smile use some minor adjustments to look its best? With cosmetic dental bonding, you don’t need to go to extremes or sign on for invasive cosmetic dental treatment to give your smile a makeover. What is cosmetic tooth bonding? Dental bonding is a cosmetic dentistry treatment in which tooth-colored composite resin material is… Read more »

What Are Craze Lines?

Do your teeth look like they have tiny cracks in them, sort of like an old porcelain tea cup or doll? If they do, there is no reason to worry. Your teeth won’t crack, or chip, or crumble into a hundred pieces. What you have are craze lines. Any number of things can cause craze… Read more »

What is Dental Bonding?

Dental bonding gives people with minor cosmetic problems an easy and affordable way to improve their smile. A quick and painless procedure, it is an effective treatment option for people who suffer from dental phobias or are not interested in extensive cosmetic procedures. In today’s blog, your Des Moines Dentist, Dr. Stephen Burds explains the… Read more »

Fixing Gaps in your Smile

Diastema is the clinical term for a space between two or more teeth. Often, diastemas occur between the top two front teeth. There are public figures well-known for smiling proudly in spite of gaps in their smiles. Lauren Hutton, Madonna, Eddie Murphy, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Sir Elton John have enjoyed flourishing careers without opting for… Read more »

Dental Bonding Covers Over Minor Flaws on Teeth

There are people who have a great many cosmetic dental needs, and if this is you, we have solutions. That doesn’t mean that people with less obvious physical problems should be left out. Perhaps there’s just that one nagging little flaw that still makes you feel uncomfortable showing your teeth when you smile. Minor dental… Read more »

Downtown Des Moines, IA Dentist Offers Teeth Whitening and More

Over-the-counter teeth whitening kits are plentiful and may seem quite cost effective at first sight. Unfortunately, they can compromise the health of your teeth and may not offer you desired results. Many people overuse whitening systems with the goal of getting their money’s worth or maintaining the slight results they manage. Unfortunately, over-whitening your teeth… Read more »

When Your Smile Just Needs a Touchup

Different elements factor into fixing your smile, depending on the issues that need correcting. These days, people often visit the dentist to fix the appearance of their teeth rather than their health, and discretion is vital when improving the beauty of your smile. Typically, less is more, and if your teeth are marred by a… Read more »

Dental Bonding FAQs answered by Des Moines Dentist

What makes up dental bonding? Also called cosmetic bonding, dental bonding is made from composite resin. You may already be familiar with this material as composite resin is used for a variety of dental treatments. Composite resin is used for cosmetic bonding, white fillings, and to attach porcelain veneers to the front of teeth. The… Read more »