Tooth-colored composite resin material is applied to an area of a tooth, sculpted to the desired result, and then permanently bonded to that area by hardening with a high-intensity light.
Uses of Dental Bonding
Gaps between teeth, while desirable for some, is often a cosmetic request patients wish to change about their smile. We can use dental bonding to close that gap and make a more cohesive smile.
If you want to extend the length of your teeth or make subtle changes to the overall shape of your tooth, dental bonding is a option for you.
Frequently Asked Questions
About Dental Bonding
Is dental bonding invasive?
Bonding a tooth is one of most conservative restoration options as it is minimally invasive and preserves your natural tooth structure.
Will my insurance cover bonding?
Compared to most cosmetic procedures, bonding is a very affordable procedure and is often covered by insurance.
How long does it take?
Bonding is a comfortable procedure that is almost always completed in a single appointment, compared to other cosmetic procedures that are spread out over months, sometimes years.