If your teeth are fractured, chipped or severely stained, dental bonding can help recover, enhance and completely transform your smile. From drab to fab, your smile can be taken to the next glamourous level with merely a single visit. Dental bonding is a corrective dental treatment in which our dentist uses a tooth-colored resin product to the outer surface area of your tooth.
At our Vancouver dental practice, Absolute Dental, we recommend dental bonding to repair broken teeth, to improve the appearance of stained teeth, to make teeth look longer and to otherwise change the shape of teeth. We want you to feel confident and proud of your smile. The composite resins made use of in dental bonding can also be used to treat decayed teeth by filling in cavities or to add to a portion of a tooth’s root that has been exposed when gums recess.
Very little preparation is required for dental bonding, making it a popular restorative choice. Anesthesia is commonly not essential unless the bonding is being used to fill in a decayed tooth. Our Vancouver dental bonding professional, Dr. Kelly Jordan, will use a precise shade guide to select a composite resin that carefully matches the color of your existing teeth. This guarantees a seamless surface for a best smile.
During the bonding procedure, the surface of the tooth will be roughened and covered in a conditioning liquid. This procedure assists the bonding material to better stick to the tooth’s surface. Next, tooth-colored resin is applied, formed and smoothed to the wanted shape. Dr. Kelly Jordan will then make use of a special curing light to solidify the material. After the resin material has hardened, we will cut, shape, polish and refine the surface. This produces a sheen that completely matches the surface area of your current teeth.
Dental bonding on Victoria Drive is an extremely quick treatment that can generally be completed in 30 to 60 minutes, depending upon your corrective dentistry needs. Unlike veneer and crowns, which are personalized tooth coverings that must be manufactured beforehand, dental bonding can generally be finished in a single visit. This also makes dental bonding a more affordable restorative choice.
Just to recap, unless bonding is done to fill a cavity, anesthesia is typically not needed, making dental bonding a simple “in and out” treatment. It is important to understand that dental bonding resin is not totally stain resistant. Thus, aftercare is required as it would be for any dental situation. Twice a day brushing, regular flossing, good eating habits and daily mouth rinsing is still expected and very necessary. Additionally, bonding materials can chip and break, like a natural tooth. So, be careful with your smile and invest in a mouthguard if you are going to partake in an contact sports. Despite these limitations, dental bonding is still a helpful option for numerous patients.
Interested in a quick, beautiful and long lasting cosmetic bonding procedure? Contact us today for your free consultation. It’s time for brilliant teeth.
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