Have you ever chipped or cracked a tooth? If you have, you know that without treatment, a damaged tooth is susceptible to tooth decay, and eventually, dental infection. At The Silverstrom Group, we provide an innovative treatment for damaged teeth. In today’s blog, your Livingston dentists, Dr. David Silvertsrom and Dr. Gary Silverstrom, use a fun and informative to quiz to explain how dental bonding restores cracked or chipped teeth. Dental Bonding Quiz 1. True or False: Bonding is made from composite resin. 2. True or False: Bonding addresses a number of dental issues. 3. True or False: The bonding material can be shaded to blend with surrounding teeth. 4. True or False: YourLivingston NJ cosmetic dentists may recommend using Zoom! Whitening in conjunction with dental bonding. Answer Key 1. True. A special composite resin is prepared and applied to the tooth in several thin layers. As the resin cures, Dr. David or Gary Silverstrom will sculpt and mold the tooth. 2. True. Dental bonding allows Dr. David or Gary Silverstrom to repair cracked or chipped teeth, close the gaps between teeth, mask the appearance of permanent teeth stains, and reshape malformed teeth. 3. True. Your Livingston dentists can shade the material to ensure your bonding mimics the look of surrounding teeth, blending seamlessly with your smile. 4. True. For a brighter smile, many people undergo our in-office Zoom! Whitening procedure. Following the procedure, the bonding resin will be shaded to match your whiter smile. Zoom! Whitening involves placing a powerful bleaching gel into the teeth and activating the ingredients with a special blue light. In about an hour, you will obtain a noticeably brighter smile. Schedule an Appointment with Your Livingston NJ Cosmetic Dentists Do you have a chipped or cracked tooth? Dental bonding allows Dr. David Silverstrom and Dr. Gary Silverstrom to return your tooth to full function and health. To learn more about the bonding procedure, talk to your Livingston NJ cosmetic dentists today. Dr. David or Gary Silverstrom offer our patients the latest in general, cosmetic, and restorative treatment. Contact The Silverstrom Group in Livingston, New Jersey by calling (973) 797-9345. The Silverstrom Group is located at 580 South Livingston Avenue, Livingston, New Jersey.