Bonding And Contouring Offer Same-Day Transformation

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In our last blog, we talked about treatments to remove unsightly teeth stains. But in addition to teeth whitening, we have treatments that can repair damage and restore smiles in only one visit! In today’s blog, your Houston, TX, dentist talks about same-day treatment with dental bonding and contouring.

Dental Bonding

Dental bonding is a cosmetic treatment that can repair and restore a tooth in one visit. The procedure uses the same lifelike composite resin as our tooth-colored dental fillings. The material blends glass-like and plastic particles, which we can shade to blend with your smile. Treatment involves our team numbing the tooth being treated so we can gently clean the tooth and etch the surface. We then place the composite resin in several layers and sculpt it as the material cures beneath a special light. The last step is to polish your tooth!

Bonding can mask intrinsic teeth stains, which could otherwise resist teeth whitening treatment. Our team can also repair minor damage and even lengthen structure worn down by teeth grinding. Placement could also fill gaps between teeth and even mask black triangle spaces between your teeth!

Dental Contouring

Our team could also offer cosmetic improvement by contouring the teeth, a procedure that takes one visit and addresses minor esthetic complaints. The procedure involves gently sanding and buffing the outer structure to reshape the teeth and correct cosmetic improvements. Our team can smooth away rough patches, pits, and grooves in the teeth. We can address jagged, pointed, or sharp tooth structures. The procedure can also correct overly large or misshapen teeth, and correct the appearance of a minor chip.

Smile Makeovers

Our team could also combine these treatments with other cosmetic procedures to provide a smile makeover! For example, we could whiten your teeth beforehand so your new repairs blend with your brightest possible smile. We could reserve bonding and contouring for your side and rear teeth, and use veneers to correct the cosmetic concerns with the front teeth. If you have any questions about our approach to cosmetic dentistry, or if you would like to schedule a consultation to see which treatments are right for you, then contact our team today to learn more. We want to help your smile shine all summer and beyond, so reach out to our team to get started.


Do you want cosmetic treatment that can boost smile beauty in only one visit? To learn more about improving the beauty of your smile, or to schedule your next appointment, speak with our team at MMC Dental in Houston, TX at (713)926-8896! Everyone deserves a beautiful smile, and we want to help make that a reality!