Dental bonding is a cosmetic procedure that improves your smile by using composite resin that is tooth-colored. This procedure can be used to fix chips, fill in gaps, or alter a tooth's shape and color. Dental bonding is totally reversible, in contrast to other cosmetic dental procedures like porcelain veneers.
A cosmetic dentistry procedure used to improve your smile is dental bonding, also known as composite bonding or teeth bonding. Your dentist will use tooth-colored resin during the procedure to alter the affected teeth's size, shape, or color.
Your smile can be made more aesthetically pleasing by using dental bonding. Composite resin in tooth color is used in the procedure to:
Dental bonding and restorative dentistry both utilize the same composite resin material to:
Porcelain veneers are ceramic covers that are made to fit over the fronts of your teeth. Your dentist typically needs to remove some enamel from your natural teeth in order to place them. Porcelain veneers cannot be removed after installation. Every 10 to 20 years, they will need to be replaced.
On the other hand, dental bonding might not require a significant amount of enamel removal. Thus, bonding is entirely reversible. Every three to ten years, you'll probably need touch-ups.
The term “composite veneers” may be used by dentists. This is when your dentist completely covers the surface of your tooth with composite resin.
Our dentist will sit down with you and go over your cosmetic objectives before performing dental bonding. To make sure you are qualified for the procedure, they will also take dental X-rays and examine your teeth and gums. You should probably start treating those issues first if you have severe tooth decay, gum disease, or other serious oral health issues.
During your dental bonding procedure, your dentist will:
Each tooth takes between 30 and 60 minutes to complete the procedure.
Cosmetic dental bonding offers many benefits compared to other cosmetic treatments. For example, the procedure is: