Bonding, Tooth-Colored Fillings

Bonding, Tooth-Colored Fillings

Bonding is the application of a tooth-colored composite material (plastic) to fix a corroded, chipped, fractured, blemished tooth, to make teeth appear longer, and also as an aesthetic choice to amalgam dental fillings. Bonding can be done in a single visit to Dr. Linderman.

Procedure for Bonding, tooth colored fillings

The initial step is to arrange an examination with Dr. Linderman so you can discuss your objectives. Dr. Linderman will use a shade overview to choose the composite material shade that matches the shade, of the tooth or teeth, very closely.

Once the color has been selected, he will somewhat engrave the surface of the tooth to roughen it. The tooth will certainly after that be covered lightly with a conditioning liquid, which aids the bonding material to stick.

When the tooth is prepared, the tooth-colored, putty-like resin will be applied. The resin is molded as well as smoothed till it’s the correct shape. After that the product is hardened with an ultraviolet light or laser.

After the bonding material sets, Dr. Linderman will further trim and form it, as well as brighten the material until it matches the shine of the remainder of the tooth surface area.

The treatment generally takes 30 minutes to an hour to complete. If you’re having more than one tooth done, you might need to set up more time or added visits.

Benefits of Bonding, Tooth Colored Fillings

Bonding is among the most convenient and also least pricey cosmetic oral treatment. The composite resin made use of in bonding could be shaped and brightened to match the bordering teeth. Usually, bonding is made use of for cosmetic objectives to improve the appearance of a tarnished or damaged tooth. It also can be used to close rooms in between teeth, to make teeth look longer or to change the shape or color of teeth.

Sometimes bonding is made use of as an aesthetic alternative to dental fillings, or to secure a section of the tooth’s root that has actually been subjected due to gum tissue economic downturn.

Care of Bonding, Tooth Colored Fillings

Tea, coffee, cigarette smoke and other materials can stain the material used in bonding. To avoid or minimize spots, prevent eating or consuming these kinds of foods and drinks during the first 48 hours after any kind of composite treatment. Furthermore, clean your teeth frequently and have them cleaned every 6 months by our dental hygienist.