One of the great facets of modern dentistry is that if you chip, wear, damage or discolour a tooth, it isn’t always necessary to replace it. Treatments such as cosmetic bonding can restore a tooth to its former glory and in a minimally invasive way. Read on to find out more about composite bonding at 92 Dental and if it’s the treatment for you.
Composite bonding is a cosmetic and restorative treatment that works by building up layers of composite resin. This treatment is used principally for small cosmetic changes and is popular with patients and dentists alike (we’ll discuss why later). There are multiple things cosmetic bonding here in Hammersmith can achieve, including:
There are several steps involved in the composite bonding process at 92 Dental, including:
Here are a few reasons why composite bonding can be very beneficial to patients:
Certain disadvantages of a bonded tooth include:
It’s essential to be mindful that dental bonding is more prone to chipping and staining than veneers and crowns. But caring for your bonded tooth or teeth is straightforward and doesn’t require any special care. To make sure your bonded tooth lasts as long as possible, be sure to:
As well as offering composite bonding and porcelain veneers, we can also repair a tooth using composite veneers. Unlike porcelain veneers, composite veneers don’t require the whole tooth to be covered in resin, so they’re ideal for repairing smaller chips and cracks in your teeth. Though not as durable as porcelain veneers, composite veneers are more cost-effective.
If you are interested in any cosmetic bonding or veneers and based in the Hammersmith area of west London, please call our receptionist Jenny on 020 8748 1381. She will be happy to help discuss these treatments with you.