Treatment Options: Dental Bonding
Dental Bonding is
a cosmetic dentistry procedure that has been used with
increasing regularity over the course of the past twenty
years. In this regard, there are many options available
to people when it comes to cosmetic dentistry in this
day and age … including dental bonding. This article
provides you some basic information about when dental
bonding is best used, the procedures that are involved
in undertaking dental bonding and the costs associated
with dental bonding.
Naturally, if you
desire specific information about dental bonding and
other cosmetic dentistry procedures, you will want to
consult with your dentist.
Dental Bonding: When It is Best Used
Dental bonding, according
to experts who participate in cosmetic dentistry, is
a solid way of bettering the look of a person’s smile.
In short, these specialists believe that dental bonding
is a procedure that can be widely used under many different
circumstances for many different types of patients.
Dental bonding is
a process by which a “bond” (or coating, if you will)
is added to the external are of the teeth. Bonding is
designed primarily to better the appearance of teeth.
It is recommended for people who have seriously stained
or discolored teeth as well as for people who have more
minor defects in their teeth. Dental bonding can mask
minor defects -- small fissures or chips -- in teeth.
Dental bonding is
also a good choice for people interested in cosmetic
dentistry who do not have the “courage” to undergo a
more significant procedure. Dental bonding is a generally
easy and painless procedure.
Some people incorrectly
assume that dental bonding will strengthen teeth. This
is a myth. The material that actually affixes to the
teeth during the dental bonding process is minimal and
not designed to strengthen teeth in any appreciable