Bonding is a popular method to enhance the aesthetics of your smile and restore the damaged tooth structure. Bonding can be used to correct cracks or gaps in teeth, as a filling after a cavity has been removed, or to cover up stains or discolored teeth.
A composite resin is used on the affected tooth or teeth. A resin shade is matched to the tooth. Then, it is molded and sculpted over the tooth. After the resin has been applied a curing light is used to harden the resin, which is then polished to give you a fresh, new smile.
Bonding or composite resin fillings are great improvements over unsightly silver amalgam fillings. With the advancements in dental technology, bonding usually lasts for over 10 years. It is a safe and attractive solution for restoring both front and back teeth.