Dental Bonding in Perth
Repair chipped, cracked, or discoloured teeth with dental bonding at Maylands Dental Centre. We can fix your smile in just one visit.
Repair Broken Teeth With Dental Bonding In Perth
You may be self-conscious about your smile because of a dental flaws. If you’re not happy with your smile, it can be hard to feel comfortable in social situations. A gap between teeth, a chipped tooth, or other dental imperfections can be embarrassing and make it difficult to smile.
Maylands Dental Centre offers dental bonding as a solution for people who want to improve their smile without the hassle and expense of dental crowns or veneers. Dental bonding is a quick and affordable solution for your cosmetic dentistry needs. In most cases, the composite bonding procedure can be completed in one visit.
It involves the use of a resin material that is applied to the tooth and then sculpted into shape. A curing light hardens the resin, resulting in a durable, natural-looking restoration. Tooth bonding is an easy way to fix chipped or cracked teeth, close gaps between teeth, make teeth appear straighter, and restore discoloured or stained teeth. It is a simple and affordable cosmetic dental procedure that can give you the confidence to smile again.
Common Reasons Why You Might Need Dental Bonding
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Frequently Asked Questions
Dental bonding is simpler compared to other cosmetic dental procedures and takes between 30 and 60 minutes per tooth. The preparation needed is minimal, and it doesn’t require multiple visits to the dentist. In most cases, anesthesia is not needed unless you have a cavity to fill, your tooth needs to be drilled, or the tooth chip is near a nerve.
To begin, your dentist will select a composite resin that closely matches the colour of your natural teeth using a shade guide. Your dentist roughens the tooth surface before applying a liquid that helps the bonding agent adhere to it. The composite resin is placed over the liquid, then moulded and smoothed into the appropriate shape. After that, the material is hardened using ultraviolet light. After the resin hardens, your dentist can reshape the tooth if necessary.
Dental bonding is the process of applying resin to your teeth and then curing them with a special light. As the light hardens the material, it adheres more securely to your teeth. Alternatively, dental veneers are thin, custom-made restorations that are fixed over the front of the teeth. Dental bonding and dental veneers are both applied to hide cosmetic issues.
Dental bonding is a more affordable and faster alternative to veneers. Veneers, however, are permanent and more durable than bonding, and they don’t stain or break easily. Although both look natural, dental veneers have a nicer, more subtle sheen than bonding.
No, dental bonding is not permanent. The resin material used in dental bonding usually lasts about 3 to 10 years before it wears down and needs to be replaced. Also, it is a reversible cosmetic procedure since it does not remove any of your natural tooth enamel. If you decide that you would like your bonding removed, your dentist can simply sand down the composite resin bonding material using special dental tools.
There are no significant risks associated with dental bonding. The disadvantage of tooth bonding is that composite resin is not nearly as strong as natural teeth. Therefore, it’s more prone to chipping or breaking apart. Composite resin bonding also tends to stain more easily than other dental materials. It is possible to develop discolouration if you often drink dark-coloured beverages or smoke cigarettes.
Porcelain veneers are a great cosmetic alternative to tooth bonding. Veneers are thin, porcelain shells that protect and enhance the appearance of the teeth. They are aesthetically pleasing and natural-looking. They efficiently improve the appearance of chipped teeth, crooked teeth, malformed teeth, gapped teeth, and discoloured teeth.
Dental crowns may be a better alternative treatment if your teeth are severely damaged or decayed. Dental crowns are custom-made, tooth-coloured coverings placed over teeth to restore their size, strength, appearance, and function. In addition to restoring a broken tooth and a worn tooth, a dental crown can also protect a decayed tooth from further damage.
A bonded tooth requires the same level of care and attention as your natural teeth to prolong its life. Brush your teeth at least twice a day and floss at least once a day.
It’s crucial to avoid bad habits like biting your nails, chewing on pens, ice, hard foods, or opening packages and bottles with your teeth because the bonding material can break or chip.
In addition, since bonding materials stain easily, limit your consumption of stain-causing substances such as tea, coffee, dark soda, wine, and tobacco products. It would be best if you stayed away from staining foods for the first 48 hours following any composite bonding procedure.
We recommend visiting your dentist regularly every six months for check-ups and teeth cleanings. If you chip or break the bonding material or feel any sharp or rough edges following the treatment, visit your dentist immediately.