Dental bonding involves reshaping teeth with white filling material. This is done to close gaps or idealize the shape or contour of teeth, or to replace portions of the tooth that have been lost to wear, chipping, or decay.
What is Dental Bonding?
Dental bonding is a dental procedure that uses a composite resin material to repair and improve the appearance of teeth. This material is applied directly to the tooth and shaped to match the surrounding teeth. It can be used to repair chipped, cracked, discolored, or misshapen teeth. It can also be used to close gaps between teeth, improve the look of a single tooth, or restore a worn-down tooth.
Dr. Whicker uses the latest techniques and materials to provide our patients with the best possible results. We use the highest quality composite resins to ensure that your smile looks natural and beautiful. Dr. Whicker will work with you to determine the best approach for your individual needs. We also provide a full range of other cosmetic and general dentistry services to help you achieve the smile you’ve always wanted.
Benefits of Cosmetic Tooth Bonding
The main benefit of cosmetic tooth bonding is that it is fast and cost-effective. The procedure can usually be completed in a single office visit and requires no special preparation. The material used is a composite resin that is matched to the color of your teeth, making it virtually undetectable. The results are immediate and the bond is strong and durable. Additionally, the material used is stain-resistant, so you won’t have to worry about discoloration over time.
Aftercare and Maintenance
Cosmetic tooth bonding is a great way to improve the look of your smile, but it requires some aftercare and maintenance to ensure it lasts as long as possible. It is important to remember that the bonding material used is not as strong as your natural tooth enamel, so it is important to take extra care of your teeth after the bonding is done.
The first step in aftercare and maintenance for cosmetic tooth bonding is to practice good oral hygiene.
Brush your teeth twice a day and floss at least once a day to ensure that food particles and bacteria do not accumulate around the bonded area. Additionally, it is important to avoid hard and chewy foods that could damage the bonding material. You should also avoid smoking or drinking alcohol, as these can discolor the margins of the bonding material over time.
Finally, it is important to visit your dentist regularly for check-ups and cleanings. This will help to ensure that the bonding material is in good condition and that your smile stays healthy and beautiful. With the proper care and maintenance, your dental bonding can last for many years.
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Transform your smile with Cosmetic Tooth Bonding at Wellness Centered Dentistry in Eugene, OR. Call us at (541) 868-2008 or contact us to book your appointment today!