The Dental Bonding Process
After your evaluation and discussion, Dr. Dolgov and yourself will then collectively agree to move forward. There is very little advance prep work. Anesthesia is not necessary and seldom used. The surface of the tooth or teeth in question will be roughed up and a conditioning liquid applied. This is necessary for better bonding of the material. Then the putty-like composite resin is put on the surface. This material can be shaped, sculpted, molded and smoothed to cover cracks, chips and close gaps. Once the work is completed and meets with your approval the resin will be hardened and cured with an ultraviolet light. The final surface will be polished and just like that you have a new tooth or teeth. Gone are the imperfections that were so evident when you smiled. Your smile is back to normal and looks perfectly normal. Usually this process is completed inside of an hour. Unlike veneers or crowns this procedure is all done in our office. Nothing needs to be ordered from a dental lab.
The Benefits of having Dental Bonding
Dental bonding is not only a quick solution to a cosmetic issue, but it is also very economical. This solution is less expensive than veneers or crowns. You have also left your tooth or teeth in their natural state. The enamel was not removed to accommodate a veneer or a crown. After you follow the instructions to eat just soft foods and not enjoy any staining liquids for 48 hours the resin and bonding can have a life expectancy of around 10 years. Even at any point you find a sharp edge the bonding material can easily be touched up or replaced. It is not as hard as your natural teeth so you will want to consider not biting on hard candy, ice cubes or even chewing on your fingernails, a pen or a pencil. The composite resin used will also stain so you will want to maintain healthy oral hygiene habits at home as well as consider scheduling teeth whitening with us.
Scheduling an Evaluation today
Making that phone call today to schedule your evaluation and consultation is the next step. If you are unhappy with your smile lets address the cosmetic plan together to get your old smile back and your quality of life that comes with it. Call 815-939-2520 now or visit our office at 498 Brown Blvd., Bourbonnias, IL 60914. The staff at Bourbonnias Family Dental all are terrific listeners and love to please our patients. You’ll be comfortable in our engaging environment. We are all dedicated to ensuring that you totally understand our plan that we have formulated together and that you will be confident that your dental bonding procedure will be of the highest quality specialized care to meet your expectations. Our gratification is seeing your smile transform.