Dental Bonding

Dental bonding is a cosmetic dental procedure that is quite versatile and provides excellent results. Dental Bonding can greatly improve the overall appearance of your teeth and smile.

This procedure can also be especially beneficial if its purpose is to replace old fillings.

When it comes to repairing fracture or decayed teeth dental bonding can be used to craft and restore your smile perfectly.

Advantages of Dental Bonding

Dental bonding is the perfect addition to cosmetic dentistry.

It’s commonly used in replacing old silver amalgam cavity fillings. Old silver amalgam fillings have the potential to cause teeth damage including teeth fractures. More and more of our patients at Aloha Dental would opt to have dental bonding instead of silver fillings dental fillings.

Dental bonding may also be a great option for closing gaps in your teeth. If you want to reshape your teeth, dental bonding might be an ideal option as well. When teeth require slight repair, much of the time dental bonding is the best treatment choice.

The reason being is that dental bonding is a least invasive procedure. It’s also a less costly way to reconstruct your teeth.

The dental bonding procedure requires minimal tooth preparation. If the procedure requires tooth removal, the amount is minimal making this treatment option one of the most favorable among patients.

If you’re looking to undergo the least invasive dental procedure that can restore your tooth function, then dental bonding might be the answer. The restoration of tooth structure is vital in cosmetic and general health dentistry.

The procedure

As mentioned earlier, dental bonding requires little to no preparation. At times, it may not require an injection of anesthesia. In most cases you may require anesthesia if the dental bonding’s purpose is to fill or restore decayed tooth.

Our dentists at Aloha Dental will be sure to match your existing teeth’s shade and choose a bonding material color that matches the color of your natural tooth.

A direct composite restoration is a form of dental bonding that uses tooth-colored composite material to fill cavities, cracks or chips. It’s also great in closing gaps between your teeth.

After choosing the right color, your tooth surface undergoes roughening procedure using a gentle solution. Then, a bonding agent is applied. The resin is then placed on the affected tooth. It’s molded and smoothed until reaching the desired shape.

Another form of dental bonding is adhesive, which is a process that involves attaching the bond to a tooth. It’s used for cosmetic dental porcelain veneers, molar or premolar inlays and on lays, dental bridges, and dental crowns.

How to maintain bonded teeth?

Bonded teeth require the same care as you would provide to your natural teeth. You must brush your teeth at least twice a day and floss nightly after brushing. You should also visit your dentist twice a year or as recommended.

The material used in dental bonding is durable and can last long. However, it’s still prone to chipping, it’s vital to avoiding biting or chewing on hard foods can increase the longevity of maintaining bonded restoration intact.

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