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What is Cosmetic Bonding?

Cosmetic Bonding is to teeth what “Botox” is to faces
It can make you appear years younger by restoring your teeth to their former glory.  Removing stains, restoring chips and uneven surfaces, replacing the edges on worn and ground down teeth.  

Bonding is the application of a tooth-coloured composite resin (plastic) to repair a decayed, chipped, fractured, discoloured tooth. It can be also used to make teeth appear longer, and as a cosmetic alternative to amalgam fillings.  Unlike veneers, which are manufactured in a laboratory and require an impression and ultimately a customized mould to achieve a proper fit, bonding can usually be completed in a single visit. The procedure is called bonding because the material bonds to the tooth.

Bonding requires a lot of skill and training on the dentist’s part, never be afraid to ask your chosen dentist about their skills, training and experience, a dentist with a special interest in this type of cosmetic procedure will regularly update their know…

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