Cosmetic bonding or resin bonding is when a tooth coloured resin is bonded to your tooth and sculpted into proper shape. The resin is a composite of semi-liquid acrylic and tiny particles of glass. The composite resin forms a durable, stain-resistant surface that can be polished to mimic the texture of your natural teeth.
Bonding addresses many of the same issues traditionally treated with a crown. Some patients find that their bonded teeth can last for a number of years.
All of our services are performed by general dentists.
The bonding process begins by etching the tooth’s surface with a mild acidic solution, making the tooth more porous and receptive to the plastic bonding material. Next, the soft, pliable resin is spread over the tooth in layers. A bright beam of light locks the resin onto the tooth surface. Each layer hardens in minutes. After the last coat has been applied and hardened, the bonded material is shaped and polished.
Your dentist will choose a shade of resin that matches your natural teeth.
Bonding is not always the best choice for teeth in need of restoration, depending on the type and extent of the problem. However, bonding may be an effective solution for teeth that are:
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