If your flaws are smaller, or you need a quick fix, composite bonding may be just the cosmetic solution you have been looking for. Our bonding material is a blend of resin and glass for a completely customizable, personal look. Unlike more advanced procedures like porcelain veneers, cosmetic bonding is custom colored and applied right here in our office instead of being created in a lab. To get the most natural appearance requires a truly artistic touch – aren’t you lucky you chose Covington Dental as your cosmetic practice?
What Is Dental Bonding?
Dental bonding is a non-invasive procedure that adheres a composite (tooth colored) resin to the surface of your teeth. It helps to create a brighter, more aesthetically pleasing smile without the use of prosthetics like dentures and tooth implants.
This procedure is most commonly used to treat teeth that are cracked, decayed, or discolored. It can also be used to make teeth appear longer and close spacing between teeth.
Did you know?
Dental bonding is one of the most affordable and quick cosmetic procedures that can be done to improve the appearance of your smile. In fact, within one visit you could get a more attractive smile and a boost in self-confidence!
Frequently Asked Questions
Am I a candidate for dental bonding?
Dental bonding is a great option for individuals who want an attractive smile, but do not want to undergo an invasive procedure like dental implants. If you have minor chips, cracks, and fractures in your teeth, discolored teeth, or decay that can be built upon, dental bonding might be a great option for you.
How do I care for dental bonding?
Teeth that have undergone dental bonding can still be stained from things like coffee and tea. To avoid this, it’s advisable to avoid drinking any of these beverages for at least 48 hours after undergoing the procedure. Additionally, you can extend the life of your bonding by brushing regularly and visiting us every six months.
How long does dental bonding last?
When properly cared for, dental bonding can last up to ten years. You’ll get the most out of it by following a healthy oral hygiene routine, avoiding hard candies and chewing on ice, and staying away from food and drink that could stain your teeth. If you happen to enjoy a cup of coffee or tea, be sure to brush immediately afterward.