What is dental bonding?
Dental Bonding is one of the simplest, most aesthetically pleasing methods of repairing superficial imperfections of the teeth such as minor carious lesions, pits, cracked margins, discrepancies in shape and size, and diastemas (gaps between teeth). The procedure is painless, easy, and can be completed within a matter of minutes. By correcting minor dental flaws, bonding can enhance the smile of the patient.
What materials are used in Dental Bonding?
Bonding is performed with the help of a dental composite, also known as the tooth-colored filling material. Composite is not only preferred because of its unmatched aesthetic value, but also because it possesses excellent strength, structural stability, and non-toxic chemical composition.
Is the procedure painful?
The procedure is entirely painless. The affected tooth surface is first prepared and etched, following which composite is directly applied and manipulated to match the natural anatomy of the tooth with the preferred adjustments. Once the composite has been shaped, it is cured and set. In order for the restoration to appear as natural as possible, it is polished to achieve a shiny, smooth appearance and texture.
Learn more about dental bonding and how it can help you smile more confidently, by booking an appointment with the team of experts at Herriman Family Dental today!