What is Cosmetic Bonding (Teeth Bonding)?
Cosmetic bonding, also called teeth bonding, is a painless process that can help repair teeth that are chipped, discolored, cracked, or misshapen. It can also be used as a teeth gap filling to help fill large gaps in between teeth. Cosmetic bonding is done using composite resin, which is the same material used for filling cavities. The resin material is colored to perfectly match with your other teeth for seamless blending.
How Does Cosmetic Bonding Work?
Teeth bonding is non-invasive, doesn’t hurt the tooth, is fast, and affordable. It’s so affordable that many people often use it as a more economical form of dental veneers. The process of cosmetic bonding only requires roughening up the tooth with a special gel so the bonding material will adhere to it easier. The composite resin, after being colored to match your tooth, is applied and then cured with ultraviolet light. The dentist will then shape and polish the resin to perfection. It looks so natural, no one will ever be able to tell the difference.
Cosmetic bonding can be an affordable alternative to dental veneers or crowns but it may not last as long. If you’re interested in seeing if cosmetic bonding might be right for you, give us a call at our dental office to schedule your consultation now! Our friendly dental team is standing by and ready to help.