Composite bonding in Fort Worth is the fastest and most cost-effective way to make dramatic improvements to the appearance of your smile. At Perfect Dental we use dental bonding, as it’s also called, to make minor changes and adjustments to a patient’s teeth as well as to repair minor damage. With composite bonding, Fort Worth patients can expect totally natural results since the resin is carefully color matched to their teeth.
How is dental bonding in Fort Worth used?
Our dentist in Fort Worth may use composite tooth repair for the following applications:
Closing gaps in teeth
Making adjustments to spacing
Adjusting tooth height
Protecting teeth roots
Correcting misshapen teeth
Repairing damage caused by decay
Composite bonding for teeth is a simple process which usually involves just one visit to the dental office to complete the procedure. To begin, our dentist will thoroughly clean any teeth which are to be bonded. The color for the composite resin will be chosen using a shade guide, and any noticeable decay will be treated before the procedure goes ahead.
Does tooth bonding hurt?
No, in most cases an anesthetic is not even necessary except if a decayed tooth is being filled with composite resin. After the tooth or teeth have been prepared, the composite resin is applied in several layers with a dental curing light used to harden each individual layer. Once the desired thickness has been reached, the composite resin is left to fully harden. This done, the teeth will be buffed and polished for a natural appearance.
How long after tooth bonding can I eat?
You can eat more or less straight away but for the first couple of days, it’s best to avoid foods and drinks which stain the teeth, including tea, coffee, and tobacco products.
How long does teeth bonding last?
Although composite bonding in Fort Worth won’t last as long as veneers, with proper attention to oral hygiene and avoiding crunching down on hard foods like ice cubes which can crack the composite resin, you should be able to wear them for around 10 years. However, be aware that an imperfect bite can limit the life of dental bonding as can grinding your teeth at night.
If you’d like to know more about composite bonding in Fort Worth or want to make an appointment to restore your smile then call Perfect Dental today. We look forward to hearing from you.
Call Perfect Dental at (817) 286 0044