Dental bonding is a great way to repair small blemished on teeth. Bonding works well in a variety of situations. Bonding is among the simplest and cost-effective solutions.
Bonding is the process of bonding tooth-colored resin to the teeth to cover defects. Boding can be used to fill cavities. As soon as the resin was bonded to the tooth, it is unlikely to fall off or break away any time soon.
The Bonding is used in following cases:
Fill in a miniature space between two teeth
Fix decayed tooth
Alter the appearance of a tooth
Fix chipped or cracks in a tooth
Mask the discoloration
Cover exposed root of a tooth.
To make a tooth look bigger, to align with the size of other teeth.
The dentist will be able to analyze the tooth in question to determine whether bonding is right for you. Bonding isn't appropriate in all cases. It can't be used on teeth that undergo a lot of pressure from biting or chewing. It's not appropriate for large areas of decay or major injury.
Bonding works on very small imperfections on your teeth. Many people like this procedure because it is quick, and affordable. However, the dentist may recommend a veneer or a crown instead.
Usually anesthesia is not even necessary for this procedure. The dentist will roughen the surface of a tooth a little, and apply conditioning which will help the bonding process.
examine where the resin will be applied to decide the appropriate shade.
The dentist will select appropriate shade and will apply resin to the affected area. The dentist will mold and smooth the material to ensure that it looks like your natural teeth. Next, a special light used to harden the material. At this time bonding process takes place, it's only takes a minute or so.
More trimming may be necessary look good. Dental bonding procedure may take between 30 and 60 minutes per tooth.
Caring for Bonded Teeth
No special care is required, just practice good oral hygiene, and come in for regular oral exams and dental cleanings. The dentist will check bonded areas to make sure that they are solid.
Bonding may last from three to ten years.