Dental bonding involves applying a tooth-colored resin to the surface of discolored or defective teeth so that they appear straight and white. Bonding is one of the simplestand most affordable cosmetic dentistry processes and at Amir Sanjabi, DDS, we can use it to give you a bright and pearly smile.
What is Dental Bonding Used For?
Dental bonding is a treatment process that is used to:
How Does Dental Bonding Work?
At Amir Sanjabi, DDS, Amir Sanjabi, DDS and start the bonding process by using a shade guide to match the color of the composite resin to your natural teeth. We will first put slight grooves on to the surface of your teeth and then apply a conditioning liquid that would bond the bonding material securely to the surface of the teeth.
We will then use a blue light to accelerate the bonding process. If necessary, we will trim off the excess material from the bonding material and further shape the tooth. We will then polish it until it shines like your enamel.
Depending on the condition of your teeth, the bonding process can take anywhere between 30 to 90 minutes for a single tooth. If you want multiple teeth to be bonded, you may have to get appointments for multiple sessions.
Advantages of Dental Bonding
There are many advantages of getting dental bonding:
Limitations of Dental Bonding
Like all tooth restoration options, dental bonding also has a few risk or limitation:
Taking Care of Your Dental Bonding
If you want your dental bonding to last a long time, you need to take proper care of it. This includes:
With the proper care, your dental bonding can last you up to 7 years and even more in some cases. If you are interested in dental bonding, call us today at (562) 287-8016 to schedule an appointment with us.