Dental bonding in Chesterland, OH: Transform your smile in one visit!

Chips and gaps, and other imperfections often arise as the result of cumulative wear and tear. For instance, bruxers may grind their teeth so forcefully that small fractures form. Chronic jaw-clenching and other conditions can cause teeth to shift out of position. Wear can also reduce the height of a tooth, making it appear overly short compared to surrounding teeth. Yet, these and other cosmetic concerns can be eliminated in a single visit to Chesterland Family Dental Care. 

  • Fast
  • Conservative
  • Comfortable
  • Non-invasive
  • Affordable
  • L0w-risk
  • Versatile

Real Patients, Real Results

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Teeth gaps before after image 1

Bonding involves preparing a type of dental material. So, that it perfectly “mimics” natural tooth enamel. That material, known as composite resin, is color-matched to surrounding teeth. Since it is pliable, the material may be shaped to cover up chips, modest cracks, and spacing issues. It can also be used to alter a short tooth or the contours of an irregularly shaped tooth. Additionally, composite resin may cover up very dark discoloration or intrinsic stains that do not respond well to teeth whitening and bleaching methods.

Learn more about Dental Bonding and other advanced dental care technologies

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The process

To create a strong “bond” between the natural tooth and the resin, the surface of the teeth to be treated is texturized. A conditioning liquid is also applied to ensure the material is fixed securely to the teeth. No natural enamel is removed. So, the procedure is considered to be conservative, preserving maximum natural tooth structure. Bonding is also a reversible procedure because the tooth itself is not altered. Since enamel remains untouched, sensitivity and other risks are eliminated. Many patients tolerate the process well. Treated teeth should be cared for like natural teeth. During a visit to our office, we will evaluate your teeth and gums. We may determine that you are a better candidate for alternative treatments. Depending on your needs, professional teeth whitening, orthodontic treatments like Smart Moves and Invisalign, or restorations such as porcelain crowns, may be more appropriate. We also offer indirect veneers made from dental porcelain. These veneers are incredibly lifelike and resist stains. Contact Chesterland Family Dental Care at (440) 491-4001 to schedule your evaluation.

Brianne R. Fratantonio, MA, DMD
Nicholas R. Fratantonio, DDS, FAGD
Daniela Diaz, DMD
Trudy Amstadt, DDS

Brianne R. Fratantonio, MA, DMD, earned her dental degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and her Bachelor of Science and Masters in Biology from John Carroll University. She is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), Ohio Dental Association (ODA), American Academy of Facial Esthetics, Straight Wire Orthodontic Studies, Engel Institute of Dental Implants, and Dental XP Externship. She is passionate about providing general dentistry services and building lasting patient relationships.

Nicholas R. Fratantonio, DDS, FAGD, received his postgraduate training at Case Western Reserve University Dental School. He is a member of the ADA, ODA, Northeast Ohio Dental Society, International Association of Orthodontics, American Orthodontic Society, American Association of Functional Orthodontics, and International College of Cranio-Mandibular Orthopedics, a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, and a Past President of the Northeastern Ohio Neuromuscular Study Club.

Daniela Diaz, DMD, earned her doctorate from Case Western Reserve University and took part in an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Internship at MetroHealth Medical Center. She keeps updated with the latest technologies and follows various continuing education courses to expand her skills. Dr. Diaz is a member of the ADA, ODA, American Association for Women Dentists, Hispanic Dental Association, and Greater Cleveland Dental Society (GCDS).

Trudy Amstadt, DDS, is a graduate of the School of Dental Medicine at Case Western Reserve University. She has followed advanced courses in cosmetic dentistry, dentures, crowns and bridges, occlusion, and neuromuscular dentistry. She has memberships with the American Dental Society, ODA, GCDS0, and various study clubs.