Your father, husband, or brother has been struggling with teeth gaps? Treat him to a teeth bonding consultation during this Father’s Day.
Gaps on the teeth is a problem that is common among men. It sometimes makes them feel less confident and lowers their self-esteem. Teeth bonding is an effective way you should consider when correcting this problem. A single visit to Beautiful Smiles Family Dentistry this Father’s Day would be helpful to your father, husband, brother, or even your son.
Dental bonding is a procedure used to close teeth gaps using composite resin. This procedure aims to restore and improve your smile.
Before performing a bonding procedure at Pompano Beach, we consider some factors. The following are the factors:
Restoring and enhancing smiles is the main purpose of bonding teeth. However, there are other reasons for carrying out this procedure. Below are the reasons:
Preparation for bonding is always the first step of this procedure. Your dentist will first choose a shade of composite resin using a shade guide. Anesthesia is not always used unless he or she requires to drill a decayed tooth for filling. The dentist uses a filling to restore the shape of teeth that is decayed.
Your dentist will then use a file to roughen the teeth. He or she will then apply a conditioning gel on the roughened surface. The rough surface and conditioning gel help composite resin to adhere to the surface.
The dentist applies composite resin that matches the color of your teeth. He or she then molds and smooths the composite resin on the surface of the teeth. Your dentist uses a blue light or laser to harden the composite material.
After hardening, he or she will then trim, shape, and polish the material to match the other teeth. A single tooth takes at least 30 to 60 minutes to be completed.
Despite being beneficial, teeth bonding has some disadvantages. The following are the cons of having teeth bonds.
After a teeth bonding procedure, the bonds can last up to 10 years before being re-touched. However, their lifespan depends on your oral habits.
Taking care of your teeth helps increase the lifespan of the dental bonds. After a teeth bonding procedure, Dr. Shana Francois recommends the following for your loved ones: