Dental bonding is a cosmetic as well as restorative procedure that competently resolves aesthetic dental problems. It is a perfect solution that conceals minor cosmetic imperfections of a tooth. And while this low-cost, effective procedure is quite simple, it can bring about a dramatic effect to your smile.
At Ryan Rush DDS PLLC in Fort Collins, CO 80526, we provide dental bonding treatments that reinstate your damaged tooth or make aesthetic changes that will improve the appearance of your smile.
What Is Dental Bonding?
Dental bonding entails applying a plastic composite resin on a tooth to repair fractures, chipping, discoloration, or decay. It is referred to as bonding since the composite resin bonds directly onto the tooth. The dental bonding process can be accomplished in one visit to our dental office.
When Is Dental Bonding Used?
Dental Bonding is an excellent treatment for boosting the appearance of damaged or stained teeth. Here are some standard cosmetic dental issues that can be easily corrected with the help of dental bonding:
- It helps conceal the discolorations, stains, and dullness of the teeth.
- It can be used to shield teeth that resist conventional whitening procedures.
- It helps fix dental enamel that is cracked, chipped, or otherwise damaged.
- It can hide the rough edges of the misshapen teeth.
- It can close up minor gaps between the teeth.
- It can cover a portion of the tooth's root that has become exposed due to gum recession.
What Is the Procedure For Dental Bonding?
We will begin the process by examining and cleaning the tooth to be bonded. Once the tooth is adequately prepared, it is rubbed with a mild solution. The solution helps to facilitate the bonding of the composite resin to the tooth. The composite bonding is then applied in several coats. Each coat is hardened using a curing light. After a suitable amount of resin has been placed on the tooth, the bonding material is shaped for the desired contour and texture. The whole process can be performed without using anesthesia.
How Should You Take Care of Your Bonded Tooth?
It is important to take appropriate care of a bonded tooth because the dental bonds are not as strong as our original teeth. Hence, we recommend avoiding hard solid foods such as candies, caramelized food, and others to prevent the breakage of the bonded dental material. The composite bonding material may not be able to resist the discolorations and stains.
If you want to have a dental bonding procedure done, call Ryan Rush, DDS PLLC, Dentist Fort Collins CO 80526 at (970) 223-5393 and schedule an appointment with Dr. Ryan Rush.