Composite Dental Bonding in Melrose, MA
Correct chipped, fractured, misshapen, and discolored teeth with composite (tooth-colored) dental bonding. This dental procedure is a quick and inexpensive solution for cosmetic alterations.
How is composite dental bonding applied?
Composite dental bonding is first matched to your dental shade. Then, the tooth is lightly abraded and a conditioning gel is applied for better adhesion.
Next, the composite resin material is applied in layers, molded, and harden with an ultraviolet light. Once hardened, the tooth is sculpted to perfection and polished for the most natural and seamless look. Composite dental bonding is known to last several years depending on dental care maintenance. Avoid hard foods and candy to prevent damaging it.
How long is the process?
Dental bonding is very quick. The process is completed during one visit and it takes about an hour to complete.
Are there any dietary limitations?
You will be able to eat normally after the procedure. If a local anesthesia was used, wait until it completely wears off before consuming food and beverages.
Is teeth whitening an option after the this procedure?
We recommend to teeth whiten before having dental bonding. Dental bonding can not be lighten once applied. During your consultation, we will examine your dental and gum health to determine your options for teeth whitening.