Composite Bonding at Medicine Hat

Are you concerned about how your teeth look when you smile because of a small chip or crack on your front incisor?  You don’t have to worry about these types of minor dental mishaps because they can be repaired with the help of composite bonding. You may have heard about cosmetic dental bonding or direct composite veneers, these are other common names for the procedure to help fix your broken enamel. Composite bonding can also help by protecting the roots of your teeth. If your gums are receding, you may want to ask your dentist if composite bonding can help prevent further issues.

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The special tooth-coloured resin used in composite bonding is a less costly option than having porcelain veneers. You will be pleased with the way your teeth look after the application of this resin but be aware that it is not as strong as porcelain and will not last as long as a veneer. As with any cosmetic dental procedure, you need to take precautions to ensure your teeth will not get stained from coffee, tea, wine, and other highly pigmented food products. It’s also a good idea to give up smoking as this can seriously affect the colour of the resin

Remember, composite bonding is a way to give yourself an aesthetically pleasing smile but it cannot be used for extremely damaged teeth. The whole process takes about 30 minutes for each tooth so when considering having several teeth done it may require more than one appointment.  There is no pain or discomfort with the procedure and you can walk out of the dentist office ready to continue your daily activities. Take care to look after your newly bonded teeth to prevent having to return for repairs.

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