Teeth bonding Richmond Hill is one of the services we provide at Hummingbird Dental. Tooth bonding is the process of applying a tooth-colored resin material using special bonding adhesives and curing light on the surface of your teeth. Dental bonding is a popular cosmetic procedure that is affordable, mostly painless and easy to care for. Tooth bonding can be used as an alternative to amalgam fillings and helps to protect exposed parts of the tooth roots in receding gums.
Do you need tooth bonding?
We can use tooth bonding to fix a number of dental issues. A consultation with our dentist will help determine the kind of dental treatment solution that would best apply to your situation. However, you can be a great candidate for tooth bonding if you have:
- Decayed teeth
- Chipped or cracked teeth
- Discolored teeth
- Widely spaced teeth
- Short or misshapen teeth
- And receding gums
Dental bonding can make a huge difference in the appearance of your teeth and smile. We mold the dental resin material around the original structure of your tooth to make it look as natural as possible while giving you an ideal smile.
Our dental bonding procedures
When you come to our office for tooth bonding Richmond Hill, you will not need much preparation prior to arriving for the procedure. Anesthesia is often not necessary unless we are working on a decayed tooth which is often more sensitive. We select the resin material that matches the shade of your teeth to use for the procedure. We can apply the resin in two ways:
- Direct Composite Bonding procedure is where we use the composite material directly on the surface of the teeth that show prominently when you smile. The dentist will sculpt the material around the tooth surface before curing for a minimally invasive smile makeover.
- Adhesive Bonding is the second alternative where we use a liquid adhesive over the surface of drilled and roughed tooth enamel to apply the composite material and sculpt it over the shape of your tooth. The finished product is cured under UV light. This process takes a little longer than the first bit and is advisable for more extensively damaged teeth.
Why choose dental bonding
Dental bonding is one of the least expensive cosmetic dentistry procedures that can have a huge impact on your smile. Tooth bonding is also a quick procedure and we can complete a direct composite bonding procedure on your first visit to our office unless multiple teeth are involved.
Caring for your bonded teeth
The composite material used for tooth bonding is similar to but not quite like your natural tooth enamel. You have to be careful and avoid biting on hard stuff so it does not chip or crack. Practicing good oral hygiene is necessary by brushing twice a day and using mouthwash. Routine checkups at our offices will be necessary to ensure your boned teeth remain healthy.