Bonding

Bonding is an alternative to veneers and can be used as a restorative procedure for teeth that are chipped, cracked, discolored or misarranged.

How does it work?

The tooth is prepared for the procedure by lightly etching the surface and applying a bonding liquid. Once the liquid sets, a plastic resin is applied and sculpted into the desired shape by the dentist. Once set, the resin is trimmed, smoothed and polished to a natural appearance.

Considerations

The bonding procedure can often be completed in a single office visit, and can improve the appearance of a tooth significantly. However, since the plastic resin used is not as strong as your natural tooth enamel, it is more likely to stain, chip or break than natural teeth. Bonding typically lasts three to five years before need of repair.

 

We are Concord Dental Group & Loveridge Dental Group with Board Certified Specialties providing affordable dentistry, payment plans, and accepting most insurances. Call us!
Concord CA
Concord Dental Group Phone Number 925-849-4469
Concord CA
Map & Directions
Schedule An
Appointment
Pittsburg CA
Loveridge Dental Group Phone Number 925-427-2222
Pittsburg CA
Map & Directions