Dental bonding or teeth bonding is a cosmetic dental procedure that is widely used for small and short-term cosmetic changes through the use of composite resin. The material is applied onto the target teeth and hardened with a special light, bonding it together with the teeth to repair the damages.
Dental bonding is commonly used for:
Repair chipped or cracked teeth
Restore discolored teeth
Close the gap between teeth without resorting to orthodontic measures
Increase the length of shorter teeth to make it consistent with the other teeth
Dental bonding is so popular because composite resin is a very cheap material, making the procedure extremely affordable. The downside to keep in mind is that composite resin is not as strong as our natural teeth, so there is a chance for the bond to chip or crack if you bite down on hard food.
Dental bonding is painless and hence doesn't require the use of anesthesia. While dental bonding is a very simple procedure that can be readily done in an hour, it is important to remember that it is just a cosmetic dental procedure so it is not suitable to repair teeth that are severely damaged. You should always consult a certified dentist before getting it done.
Consult Dental Care now and schedule a dental bonding appointment in 4330 Augusta, ME today.