Highgrove Dental Care
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  • Dental Office St. Paul MN

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Welcome to Our Practice

We feature pain-free and sedation dentistry to make your patient experience comfortable and relaxed. Even if you have had difficulty getting and staying numb or you have some catching up to do when it comes to your dentistry, we can help you achieve and maintain excellent oral health. We look forward to welcoming your entire family to our Saint Paul, MN dental office.

Dr. O'Neill

With over thirty years of experience, Dr. O'Neill offers high-quality, reliable results to our patients seeking general, cosmetic, and emergency dentistry. Our entire team is committed to providing you with an outstanding experience consistently.

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"Dr. O'Neill is a perfectionist! He knows the latest techniques and has the most updated equipment. He is very thorough in his assessments and is knowledgeable. I highly recommend him. Great, friendly staff. Very professional." - Mary Dunnavan

How Can I Improve My Smile with Minimal or No Downtime?

November 30, 2019
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Posted By: Highgrove Dental Care
Dental Patient Crossing Arms | Highgrove Dental Care

Are there minor smile flaws that you wish you could improve without utilizing dental prosthetics? If you are looking for an immediate improvement to your tooth in just one visit to our dental office in Saint Paul, you might want to consider dental bonding.

At Highgrove Dental Care, Dr. Terry O'Neill and Dr. Norah Hoverson can use dental bonding to mask a wide array of minor tooth imperfections in just one visit. Schedule a call with us for quick dental work that can give you the beautiful smile you want.

What Is Dental Bonding?

Dental bonding is a dental procedure where your Saint Paul dentist applies composite resin directly to your teeth. This is the same tooth-colored material that is used to fill cavities; your dentist matches the shade to blend with your existing teeth. Patients can get a professional teeth whitening treatment to whiten yellow or stained teeth prior to the dental bonding procedure. 

How Can Dental Bonding Change Your Smile?

At Highgrove Dental Care, patients can benefit from dental bonding to correct many smile flaws, including:

  • Chipped teeth
  • Cracked or fractured teeth
  • Small cavities
  • Resizing and shaping teeth
  • Stained teeth
  • Replacing metal fillings
  • Fix gaps between teeth

Dental bonding is an excellent fix for small to moderate teeth flaws. More severe cosmetic dental issues may need different procedures. 

What Is the Dental Bonding Process?

Dental bonding typically does not require anesthetics to numb the area since the composite resin is added directly to the tooth. If it is used to fill a cavity, your dentist will use a local anesthetic. 

Your Saint Paul dentist will apply the composite resin to your tooth and shape it, so it maintains natural grooves and curves. Once we shape it correctly, we use a curing light to harden it before polishing it. 

If you’re interested in a quick and straightforward procedure that can improve your smile in under an hour, give us a call to find out more about dental bonding. 

 

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