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There are a number of factors to consider when judging an attractive smile. One factor is your gum-to-tooth ratio. Another is the cosmetic dentistrycolor, shape and size of each of the teeth that show when you smile. If you don't like the way your gums or teeth look, talk with a cosmetic dentist at Outlaw Dental in Winter Park, FL, about the benefits of cosmetic gum surgery and dental bonding.

Cosmetic Gum Surgery
Some patients are born with very “gummy” smiles. This means that the gums are longer then the teeth and much more visible to others when they smile. Sometimes this is due to teeth that are too small and in other cases, it’s due to the gums growing over the teeth. The opposite problem can also occur—receding gums that show too much of the teeth. Cosmetic gum surgery allows your dentist to contour and reshape the gumline so that you have a more normal gum-to-tooth ratio.

Dental Bonding
Bonding is a simple cosmetic alternative to veneers or crowns. It allows your cosmetic dentist in Winter Park to bulk up and cover the surfaces of your teeth so that your smile looks whiter and fuller. The material used, composite resin is strong enough to last for five to seven years or longer. Best of all, this procedure can be done in one sitting and often only takes a matter of minutes.

Combining the Two...
Your cosmetic dentist can combine these two treatments (gum surgery and dental bonding) to give you an all-new smile. After your gums are contoured to improve the gum-to-tooth ratio, you can set another appointment for dental bonding in a few weeks. The combined benefits of these two cosmetic procedures will help you restore your confidence when smiling and talking in public in a relatively short period of time.

Two Steps to a Better Smile
Your smile is the first thing that people see when you meet, which is why it’s a good reason to make cosmetic dentistry a priority. Call Dr. James Outlaw, a cosmetic dentist in Winter Park, FL, today at (407) 671-6506 to schedule a consultation about cosmetic gum surgery and dental bonding.

By Outlaw Dental
December 14, 2016
Category: Dental Procedures

Not all dental flaws require extensive cosmetic dentistry. Find out if dental bonding could help.

Cosmetic dentistry is pretty amazing because it allows our Winter Park, FL dentist, Dr. James Outlaw, to create and craft the most dental bondingbeautiful smiles to give patients the teeth they have always dreamed of having. Cosmetic dentistry can tackle everything from the very small issues to full on makeovers. Of course, if you are someone who only needs to address more minimal cosmetic flaws then dental bonding might be a great option.

There is a reason dental bonding has quickly become such a popular cosmetic option in Winter Park. In fact there are several reasons! Dental bonding involves applying a tooth-colored resin (the same resin used to fill a cavity) over certain flawed areas of a tooth or tooth, molding and crafting it to the ideal shape and then hardening the resin with a light beam. The process takes anywhere from 30 minutes to one hour and it’s completely painless and non-invasive!

Dental bonding is painless and can be performed at your next dental visit. Of course, before you can get bonding it is important that you sit down and talk to us about what you are looking to achieve through cosmetic dentistry, particularly dental bonding. We will need to fully examine your smile to make sure that bonding is the best choice and will give you the results that you want.

Dental bonding is able to address many dental problems, including:

  • Cracks and chips
  • Discolorations
  • Small gaps between teeth
  • Misshapen or uneven teeth
  • Teeth that are too short

Bonding is a great cosmetic option for anyone looking to make minor to moderate tweaks to their smile. Of course, bonding cannot tackle more serious issues. If you are dealing with more severe flaws then dental veneers or other cosmetic options may be better suited to your needs.

Want to find out more about dental bonding? Ready to find out whether bonding could improve your smile? Then don’t wait any longer to turn to Outlaw Dental in Winter Park, FL. Call us today to book your consultation.