From our Family to Yours, we hope and pray that everyone in your life is healthy and feeling well. To say we are living in uncertain times is a massive understatement and fear is normal. However, Faith is what fuels us through times of fear and uncertainty. Many of you have reached out to see if our office is open during this crisis. Please rest assured that as Healthcare Providers, treating patients is what we do. The Infection Control and Anti-viral protocols that we have practiced for 30 years to protect our Patients and Staff from viruses stronger than Covid-19 is what the rest of the world is just catching up to now. So the answer is YES we are open for treating emergency patients on an as needed basis and taking care of patient's needs. Our On-Site Laboratory also makes us uniquely qualified to handle emergencies in a timely and efficient way.

Additionally, many dental offices on Staten Island and Brooklyn have simply shut their doors completely during this crisis leaving many patients with emergencies and potential infections in need. The last thing we want is for those patients to resort to emergency rooms when hospitals and staff are already extremely overburdened. Rest assured that we and our On-Site Lab are welcoming new emergency patients in need, to treat you and your family in a timely and safe way.

We are also working on a proprietary method to perform consultations using tele-dentistry and should have a method on-line to help patients with that soon.

Humans are resilient, New Yorkers even more than most!!! We will get through this. We are here to help however we can.

Dr. Joseph T. Mormino and Staff Lauren Lisa Anne Marie Mary Annie Gladys Stephanie

Joseph T. Mormino, DDS

Dental Bonding Can Address Minor Flaws to Create a More Beautiful Smile

Dr. Joseph T. Mormino offers dental bonding at his Staten Island, NY, office as a fast and effective way to mask minor cosmetic issues in your smile. Composite resin is first matched to the natural shade of your teeth before it is applied in layers to conceal minor alignment issues, discoloration, and small chips and cracks. This cosmetic procedure is similar in nature to porcelain veneers. However, it requires little to no alteration of your natural teeth. With dental bonding, Dr. Mormino can give your smile improved symmetry in the span of an appointment. 

teeth before dental bonding
Bonding can fill chips and even close gaps in your smile.

Is Dental Bonding right for you?

Dental bonding is recommended for patients who want to address minor cosmetic flaws in their smile. In general, dental bonding can address:.

  • Stained teeth that do not respond to professional teeth whitening
  • Teeth that have sustained minor damage such as a chip or crack
  • Slightly misaligned teeth
  • Small gaps between teeth

Dental bonding is faster and more affordable than porcelain veneers, but the results do not last as long. Therefore, many patients who wish to improve the look of their smile but are unsure about whether they want to commit to the cost or preparation that veneers require choose bonding as a way to preview the results they could achieve with veneers.

What to Expect During Treatment

During your initial consultation with Dr. Mormino, he will discuss your cosmetic goals and carefully examine your teeth to determine if dental bonding is right for you. He will work closely with you to create a custom treatment plan that can achieve your goals.

For many patients, addressing these minor cosmetic issues can have a dramatic impact on their self-confidence.

Before applying the bonding material, Dr. Mormino will carefully mark the teeth that you wish to treat, and then place a barrier between those teeth and the surrounding teeth and gums. Next, he will begin to apply the resin. Once in place, he will use a UV light to harden the resin.

Once the material is hardened, he will check to ensure your bite is properly aligned and symmetrical. There is no downtime with dental bonding. You can enjoy immediate and beautiful results after just one appointment.

Repair Chips and Cracks with Dental Bonding

Dr. Joseph T. Mormino can repair chips, cracks, and minor cosmetic imperfections with dental bonding. At his Staten Island, NY, office, Dr. Mormino will carefully apply composite resin to conceal these concerns and rejuvenate your smile. Dental bonding is a relatively inexpensive alternative to other extensive cosmetic treatments.

What Dental Bonding Can Do for You

Dental bonding can change the shape and size of your teeth to create better symmetry and proportions. For many patients, addressing these minor cosmetic issues can provide a dramatic boost in self-confidence. After bonding, patients often find that they are far more prone to smile, which can also make a lasting positive impression on friends, family, and new acquaintances.

In many cases, patients choose to whiten their teeth prior to bonding. After whitening, Dr. Mormino can match the color of the bonding resin to the brilliant new shade of your smile for beautiful, dramatic results.

Schedule a Bonding Consultation Today

If you are unhappy with how your smile looks because of minor cosmetic flaws, contact our office today to schedule your consultation with Dr. Mormino. He can help you determine if dental bonding or another cosmetic treatment is right for you. 

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