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Dental Bonding

Chapko and Shah Modern Dentistry serve the Belvidere and surrounding communities in Boone County, Butler County, McHenry County, Ogle County, and Winnebago County.

What is dental bonding?

Dental bonding is a process in which an enamel-like material is applied to a tooth’s surface, sculpted to an ideal shape, hardened, and then polished for an ideal smile. This procedure usually can be accomplished in a single visit.

Dental bonding is often performed in order to fill in gaps or change the color of your teeth. It typically only entails one office visit, and the results last for several years.

Dental bonding is more susceptible to staining or chipping than other forms of restoration such as veneers. When teeth are chipped or slightly decayed, bonded composite resins may be the material of choice. Bonding also is used as a tooth-colored filling for small cavities and broken or chipped surfaces.

In addition, dental bonding can be used to close spaces between teeth or cover the entire outside surface of a tooth to change its color and shape. Crowns, also known as caps, are used in cases where other procedures will not be effective. Crowns have the longest life expectancy of all cosmetic restorations, but are the most time consuming.

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Meet Dr. Shefali Shah

Dr. Shah is a member of the AGD and ADA. She enjoys practicing all phases of dentistry and the variety of treatment general and cosmetic dentistry has to offer. Patient comfort is very important to Dr. Shah, she is always sure to use a gentle touch and advanced techniques to ensure her patients have a positive and effective experience.

General Dentistry

Dental Exams, Tooth Decay / Cavities / Root Canal Therapy / Sealants / Tooth Colored Fillings

Cosmetic Dentistry

Porcelain Veneers, Porcelain Crowns / Invisalign Clear Braces / Teeth Whitening / Dental Bridges

Who Choose Us?

Your dentist for dental bonding.

Create you dream smile! Many people have serious concerns about the way their smile looks.  If you could change anything about the appearance and function of your teeth and gums, what would it be? Schedule an appointment with our talented dental team today!

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