If you have a chipped, stained, broken tooth or small gaps in teeth, you may want to consider dental bonding, sometimes referred to as composite bonding or teeth bonding. Dental bonding involves applying a shade matched, tooth-colored material to the tooth and shaping it in order to make corrections to the appearance of your smile. Dental bonding is ideal for small changes.
The process starts by cleaning the tooth and applying a bonding liquid that will help the restorative material bond to the tooth. The material, generally composite resin, is then applied and sculpted. Once your tooth looks beautiful and is shaped properly, it is cured (hardened) with a light. Dental bonding is not as strong as your natural tooth enamel, or porcelain/ceramic, but it can last for many years when combined with good dental hygiene habits.
Dental bonding is a simple, non-invasive treatment that generally typically takes only one visit to our dentist to complete.
There are several advantages to dental bonding. Dental bonding is one of the easiest and least expensive of cosmetic dentistry procedures and can usually be done in one office visit. In addition, only a small amount of tooth enamel needs to be removed, so more tooth structure stays intact. When the procedure is completed, the treated tooth will be virtually indistinguishable from your other teeth and your smile will look as good as new. The results of dental bonding can last for many years, and the procedure is a quick fix for lot of dental problems.
Remember, your smile speaks before you even say a word!
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