Dental bonding is a very simple procedure that can fix chips and small breaks in a tooth, cover up discoloration, close gaps between teeth, and even lengthen teeth. It can often be completed in a single visit!
Here’s how it works: the dentist will prepare your tooth for the procedure by lightly etching the surface and applying a bonding liquid. Once the liquid sets, a plastic resin is applied and sculpted into your desired shape. Once set, we will trim the resin, smooth it out, and polish it to look completely natural.
Bonding typically lasts for three to five years without needing to be touched up or repaired. Maintenance is necessary mostly because the resin material isn’t as strong as your natural tooth enamel, more likely to chip, stain, or break than a natural tooth.
However, dental bonding is still a reliable treatment and as several benefits, including:
Dental bonding can solve several cosmetic problems, whether you’re looking for a subtle fix or for a complete transformation! If you’re ready to get started with a consultation for dental bonding, contact us today.