Tooth bonding requires the advanced technique and skill of a trained cosmetic dentist. Dental bonding is a direct restoration meaning that the tooth colored composite material is applied directly to the tooth and sculpted for a beautiful, natural looking result.
Many dentists use direct dental bonding for cosmetic dental fillings, also called white fillings. The composite material is applied to the tooth to fill cavities and minor wear or decay. Our dentists are at the forefront of modern dentistry and also use dental bonding in many cosmetic dentistry and restorative dentistry procedures. Direct dental bonding, or composite dental bonding, can be used to repair cracks, chips, worn edges or gaps between teeth.
Dental bonding is typically completed in a single visit. The procedure is ideal for many patients because it requires minimal preparation, no mold taking or temporaries and generally costs less than other cosmetic dental procedures. Direct dental bonding is often used in combination with other cosmetic dentistry procedures as part of a “smile make-over”.
Composite bonding material comes in a rainbow of tooth colored shades and is very durable and stain resistant. With proper care and maintenance, direct dental bonding treatments can last for many years.
Another type of dental bonding is adhesive bonding. Adhesive bonding is the method used for securing porcelain veneers, bridges, dental crowns, dental inlays and onlays to the teeth.
To find out if direct dental bonding is an option for improving the health and appearance of your smile, contact us to request an appointment.