Dental Composite Bonding
Dental Composite Bonding, What You Need to Know!
Dental Composite bonding is when a composite resin is applied to your teeth by the dentist to repair it. It’s a fast treatment and less expensive than other cosmetic dentistry procedures, such as Dental Crowns and Dental Veneers.
What is Dental Composite Bonding?
Composite bonding is considered cosmetic dentistry and restorative dentistry procedure done for either aesthetic reasons or to repair the lost structure of one tooth or more.
What Dental Composite Bonding Treatment Involve?
The treatment is pain-free as the composite resin is applied to your teeth by using a bonding agent. With the usage of ultraviolet light, the resin will harden and adhere perfectly to the natural teeth.
The composite resin will be molded to the desired shape, and the right color will be chosen depending on the condition of the teeth that are supposed to be fixed.
If any adjustments are needed after your composite bond is attached, your dentist can do reshaping until reaching the desired results.
Is Dental Composite Bonding for Me?
Composite bonding is an excellent solution in discoloration, chipped or cracked teeth, and teeth gaps. This treatment is also suitable if teeth are uneven, it can fix and give a straightened look if some teeth are shorter and need extra length.
Teeth bonding might take no more than one session to complete the treatment. In some cases, it might require two sessions. Each visit would take from 60 minutes and up to 90 minutes.
What are The Benefits of Dental Composite Bonding?
Composite bonding is a modern, fast, and effective treatment and not painful. The benefits of this treatment in comparison with other cosmetic procedures such as veneers or crowns is that your natural teeth will remain intact, unlike, for example, dental veneers where part of the tooth is removed. Also, the treatment is cheaper than veneers or crowns and could be completed during one visit.
With proper hygienical care, the results can last for years. Consult your dentist to know which treatment is best for you, and don’t forget the regular hygienist visit!
Dental bonding does not come with any significant risks and is considered to be the least invasive treatment.
How to Take Care of My Dental Composite Bond?
Quitting smoking is beneficial for your dental health and maintaining any dental procedure results, you undergo.
Following good hygiene rules, mainly brushing, flossing regularly.
Avoiding colored foods and drinks like coffee, tea, and wine and avoiding hard candy and biting nails.
Various cosmetic dental treatments will give you a healthy and beautiful smile. It is essential to take your dentist’s advice on which procedure is best for your condition.
Written by Dr. Gabriella Aftene
Dr. Gabreilla started her career at the University of N. Testimiteanu Medicine and Pharmacy, she went on to continue her studies at the University of Carol Davila Medicine and Pharmacy. She continued her education in Germany Frankfurt, Italy Genoa, Spain Seville, Portugal Lisbon and France Lyon.
Topics: Dental Composite Bonding