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Cosmetic Dental Bonding

What is Dental Bonding?

Cosmetic dental bonding is placing composite resin filling in the front and back teeth as well. Dental bonding, well known also as composite fillings, is the solution for restoring decayed teeth, making cosmetic dentistry improvements and even changing the color or shape of your teeth.

Cosmetic dental bonding reshape crooked teeth, repair or fill cavities, straight teeth and make smile whiter and brighter.

Dental Bonding Cosmetic Procedure

Cosmetic teeth bonding procedure starts from your dentist selects a dental bonding material (composite resin) for fillings that matches the natural color of your natural teeth.

In the next step of dental bonding procedure dentist bonds a tooth-colored resin, or plastic, to your tooth with an ultraviolet curing light, the composite resin is carefully applied to the tooth, right shaped, and smoothed to achieve the desired smile look. It’s one of the easiest and most cost-effective dental procedures used to make small cosmetic improvements to your teeth.

Unlike dental veneer and dental crown, which are commonly used to make similar smile improvements, cosmetic dental bonding procedure usually takes just half hour to hour per tooth and is usually complete in just one dental visit.

For several weeks after the tooth bonding procedure, you may experience some tooth sensitivity in the treated places, but this should end with time.

Advantages of Composite Fillings, Dental Bonding

Cosmetic tooth bonding have several benefits for dental patients. It is quick made, affordable, relatively painless, and long lasting. Results last for 5-10 years. Tooth bonding material does loose its shine over time, and stains and plaque easily stick to it. So you need to maintain good oral hygiene as well.

It’s main alternative to dental porcelain veneers and crowns.

Usually cosmetic dental bonding procedures doesn’t need dental anesthetic to be used. The necessity for dental analgesic usually hinges on the amount of tooth reduction that is planned. When teeth bonding composite fillings are placed it can be possible that very little tooth reduction is needed and therefore no dental anesthetic will be required.

Cost of Cosmetic Dental Bonding

Many dental insurances cover dental bonding, especially if it is done for structural reasons. Many cosmetic dentists have financing plans available for patients, so cosmetic dental bonding procedure can be affordable to patients of all financial backgrounds. As dental bonding can easily align teeth right, straighten teeth, whiten your smile and improve the overall dental health, the result is usually well worth the cost.

Approximate cosmetic dental bonding fees can range from $300 to $600 depending on the difficulty of the case and territory of dental treatment.