Composite Bonding

Do you have a chipped tooth? Composite bonding is a cosmetic option to conceal cracks and any tooth imperfections.

What is composite bonding?

Bonding uses a tooth-coloured composite resin to repair decayed, fractured, chipped, or discoloured teeth. Unlike traditional veneers that may take longer periods to complete, cosmetic bonding can be completed within a single visit. It is an ideal treatment for individuals who have a small area of

Composite bonding is an ideal treatment for individuals who have a small area of tooth, that needs to be concealed and also, an alternative to porcelain veneers or porcelain crowns.

Why composite bonding?

Composite bonding can also be used to close gaps in the smile, elongate the teeth and transform the colour and shape of your teeth. Composite bonding can also be used to fill in deep crevices of the tooth in order to prevent the requirement of a filling later in life (fissure sealants). If you have receding gums you may have noticed that a part of your tooth root has become exposed. If this occurs your dentist at Tewantin Dental Centre may be able to apply composite bonding in order to conceal this unsightly section of tooth.

If you have receding gums you may have noticed that a part of your tooth root has become exposed. If this occurs, your dentist at Tewantin Dental Centre may be able to apply composite bonding in order to conceal this unsightly section of tooth.

What are the advantages?

An advantage of cosmetic bonding, unlike some other restorations, is that there is no removal of the natural tooth structure.

Matched to your shade

The composite resin used in bonding can be shaped and polished to restore the appearance of your natural tooth. Your dentist at Tewantin Dental Centre will analyse the appearance of your natural teeth in order to match the composite material to the precise colour. This will ensure that your smile will look as natural, and as aesthetically pleasing as possible. When bonding is used to restore the appearance of a chipped or cracked tooth your dentist will first determine how significant the damage is. If your chip or crack is thought to possibly impede the health of your tooth by making it susceptible to decay then they may recommend a dental crown in place of composite bonding as a solution.

Disclaimer: Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.

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