Dental bonding is a procedure to “bonded” a restorative material onto the tooth, to improve a person’s smile. Strong covalent bonds are form between the material and tooth remaining structure which strengthens the tooth compare to traditional dental materials which do not bond to the tooth.
These dental material are usually compose of a durable tooth color resin and/or porcelain.
The bonding properties allows on many occasions for less removal of teeth structure to remedied a problem
Reasons for cosmetic bonding:
- Closing spaces or gaps
- Fixing chipped teeth
- Fixing decayed teeth (teeth with cavities)
- Lengthening uneven teeth
- Protecting roots exposed by receding gums
- Restoring badly discolored teeth