Gentle Dental of West Chester
125 Turner Lane, West Chester, PA 19380

Is Dental Bonding Best for a Broken Tooth?

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Nobody wants to crack, chip, or break a tooth. But if it happens to you, find out how to deal with the damage.

Say Bye-Bye to a Broken Tooth

If you’re unsure of the best way to repair a tooth that’s chipped or cracked, you should consider dental bonding. For this dental procedure, dentists apply and carefully shape a tooth-colored plastic adhesive over the dental damage to seal the chipped or broken tooth. Then, a special ultraviolet light is used to harden the adhesive so it’s strong and secure. Family dentistry experts frequently recommend bonding for chipped tooth repair because it offers so many benefits, including:

  • Perfectly matches the color of nearby teeth
  • No anesthesia required
  • Little to no pain
  • Complete chipped tooth repair in less than one hour per tooth
  • Available from any affordable dentist
  • Can last for up to ten years

Keep Bonding Looking Good and Lasting Long

Family dentistry experts advise following a few simple steps to keep bonding at its best for many years to come. After having the bonding treatment, it’s important that you:

  • Don’t consume dark-colored foods and beverages for a full 48 hours after the procedure to avoid staining the bonding as it sets.
  • Avoid biting down on very hard foods, ice cubes, and solid objects to prevent the bonding from chipping.
  • Get regular check-ups and cleanings from an affordable dentist.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in West Chester, call Gentle Dental of West Chester today at (484) 643-4417 or make an appointment.

Gentle Dental offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in West Chester. With 11 affiliated practices in the Greater Philadelphia area, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Gentle Dental of West Chester, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Gentle Dental of West Chester.

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The staff at Gentle Dentle remember all my family individually, we have a daughter who is special needs-they were great with her! It’s exactly what a great dentist office should be.
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we love the friendly staff and dr Valentine.
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Excellent service, clean quarters and friendly staff
Gerald W.
Dr. Valentine explained everything step by step before she proceeded w my crown. She was very professional and made sure I was omfortable throughout the process.
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Very professionally run office,my appointment was on time and the staff extremely helpful. I met Denise as I entered, she was so pleasant and courteous and a joy to talk with. Any fears of being in a […]
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The service is wonderful and the doctors are skilled.
Erik S.
Dr, Valentine & the Staff.
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Professional and friendly treatment
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Great dentist, very accommodating and service oriented
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friendly, professional, very caring and gentle, good communication about service, cost
Jennifer C.
The friendly and personable staff…(especially office clerk “Regina” and Dr Valentine
Scott R.
The dental hygienist was very nice, she answered all my questions and was great at explaining them along with pointing out what concerned her and why. She was also very gentle (no pun intended) with […]
Dave C.
Everyone was very friendly and helpful. The price was really good too.
Julia W.
Dr Valentine is a great dentist. She cares about each of her clients. I feel that I get the proper dental care that I need and am not upsold or lied to in order to bill my insurance.
Charles W.
Dr. Valentine and Lorie the dental hygienist are great!
Camilla H.
Dr valentine is a very knowledgeable professional. I would recommend her to one and all.
Vincent G.
Excellent care and on time
Joseph M.
The office is CLEAN, everyone is so NICE. The work is done in a good time limit. I like everything about the office.
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We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (484) 643-4417
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