Dental bonding is a good solution for chipped, gapped, or misshapen teeth. Dental bonding uses the same composite resin material used in making tooth-colored fillings to reshape your teeth. Unlike some other tooth restorations, dental bonding can be completed in one easy visit to our Cherry Creek dental office.
Dental bonding is a composite resin that begins as a putty. It is composed of plastic infused with glass or ceramic to increase its strength and add luster more similar to your dental enamel. It can be used for these dental problems:
The dental bonding procedure is simple. When you come into our Cherry Creek dental office, we begin by evaluating dental bonding is the best solution for your dental problem. If so, then we will roughen the area where dental bonding will be applied.
The putty is then applied and shaped to give the desired result. This may take several layers of application. After it is applied, a curing light is applied to the dental bonding, which causes it to harden.
Once the bonding is hardened, it will be polished to better match your natural tooth enamel.
Dental bonding has several advantages:
This makes dental bonding a good option for some dental problems.
Dental bonding is not always the best solution to your dental problems, however. Its disadvantages include:
To learn more about your options for fixing dental problems, please contact the Cherry Creek dental office of Ascent Dental today.