Minor cosmetic flaws, such as small cracks, chips, or unsightly gaps between two teeth, can be corrected through dental bonding. This restorative and cosmetic procedure requires zero downtime and is simple, quick, and non-invasive. The dental bonding procedure involves the application of a malleable dental resin directly to the tooth. This resin, or bonding material, is applied over the area being treated (after it’s been properly cleaned) and is shaped and molded in the desired shape. It is then cured, or hardened, with a special dental lamp, to secure it in place and provide for the appropriate consistency. Once in place, the bonding material is polished so that it blends in seamlessly with the surrounding teeth.