Dental Bonding in Jaffrey, NH
Dental bonding is a popular cosmetic dentistry procedure that can be used to repair chipped, cracked, or discolored front teeth. The procedure is quick and painless, and the results are immediate. Dental bonding is not considered permanent and reversible, though results will last for ten years or more with proper care.
What is dental bonding?
Dental bonding is a treatment where we use a tooth-colored composite resin material to repair cracked, chipped, or discolored teeth. The resin is applied to the surface of the tooth and then hardened with a special curing light. Dental bonding is also great for closing gaps between many teeth, changing the shape of teeth, or protecting exposed roots.
The procedure is relatively easy and can usually be done in one visit to our dentist. In most cases, dental bonding will last patients for several years before it needs to be replaced.
It is essential to avoid biting or chewing on hard objects, as this can damage the bonding material. Dental bonding can give you a beautiful and long-lasting smile with proper care.
Benefits of Composite Bonding
Bonding is a popular dental procedure that can improve the appearance of the smile and protect the tooth from further damage.
There are many benefits of dental bonding, including the following:
- Change the shape of your teeth
- Improve the alignment of your teeth
- Close gaps between your teeth
- Make your smile look longer
- Change the color of your teeth
- Protect your teeth from wear and tear
What to Expect During Your Procedure
The first step in the procedure is to clean your tooth and roughen up the surface. This will help the resin bond to your tooth. Next, the tooth-colored resin is applied to your tooth and shaped to the desired shape.
Once the resin is in place, it is hardened with a UV light. The final step is to polish your tooth to give it a natural appearance. The entire procedure usually takes less than an hour and can be done in one appointment at our office.
Bonding vs. Dental Veneers
Both composite veneers and composite bonding are effective treatments for improving the aesthetics of your smile. In addition, they both are great for fixing damage to your smile and changing the look of your teeth.
Here are some key differences between the two dental work treatments.
- Veneers are more expensive than bonding.
- Veneers require two dental visits, while bonding can be done in one.
- Veneers are more durable and last longer than bonding.
- Veneers are not as susceptible to staining as bonding.
- Veneers are more invasive and require the removal of more tooth structures.
Dental Bonding FAQs
Contact Us for Bonding
If you are interested in bonding, please contact our office to schedule a consultation. We would be happy to answer any questions you may have about the procedure and help you determine if bonding is right for you.
Contact us today to schedule an appointment and see how our best dentist can give you the smile you have always wanted.