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A Complete Guide to Composite Bonding: Transforming Your Smile

Composite bonding is a more straightforward solution to fixing many dental issues than veneers and is versatile in what it can solve.

 

Dentists will often suggest that you have this form of treatment over many others, but why has it become the go-to form of treatment?

 

This article will look at the benefits composite bonding can bring you and touch on the finer details of the treatment.

What is composite bonding?

Composite bonding is essentially a filling that dentists have used to resolve issues with cracks or gaps, usually for teeth at the back of your mouth.

The solution used wasn’t initially designed for aesthetic purposes, but as the technology advanced, so did the appearance of the bonding until it was deemed that it could be used on your front teeth.

Nowadays, composite bonding is often seen as an aesthetic treatment, but there are many oral health benefits too.

A composite resin is applied to the affected area of your mouth, along with the bonding agent, moulded into shape by the dentist so it suits the rest of your teeth. Blue lights will then affix the layers further before it is polished to give them that healthy-looking shine. The entire process is quite simple and the procedure won’t take very long.

If the composite bonding cost is one of your primary concerns, we offer affordable treatment packages with premium care in the capital. Get in touch with London City Smiles today to see how we can help.

What are the benefits of composite bonding?

Your composite bonding teeth are now stronger than they were before and are less prone to sensitivity or further damaging the original tooth. Think of the bonding as a reinforcement to your teeth that were being worn down by day-to-day life.

Aesthetically, any cracks, gaps, or discolouration on a tooth won’t stand out as the composite bonding resin is applied to cover up these issues and look like the rest of your smile.

If you have any problems with one tooth, it can affect any adjacent teeth if the cause of the problem isn’t addressed. Therefore, composite bonding not only saves the problem tooth from getting worse, but it spares your other teeth from encountering the same fate before it’s too late.

The recovery time is short, even if you do experience some sensitivity at first. Be cautious of what you eat within the first week of your composite bonding being fitted and remember to try to maintain a healthy diet that will do less harm to your teeth.

Now that you know all about composite bonding, contact London City Smiles to begin your consultation.