If you have had an accident that has chipped one or more of your teeth, they can be effectively and quickly repaired using Cosmetic Bonding. The treatment is generally non-invasive and can restore the natural appearance of a tooth to instantly improve your smile.
A tooth coloured composite resin is applied to the surface of the damaged tooth and is moulded into the desired shape to improve its shape and look. The resin is then hardened to form a strong bond with the adjoining enamel.
As well as improving its appearance, Cosmetic Bonding will add strength to the damaged tooth and improve its functionality. The resin is comes in a number of different shades and is designed to blend with the natural tooth as seamlessly as possible. Bonding is also a relatively inexpensive procedure and can be carried out quickly making it more convenient than many other treatments.
In most cases, a tooth can be repaired with Cosmetic Bonding in a single appointment. Your dentist may initially remove a small amount of surrounding surface enamel to allow for the most secure repair. A bonding agent is then applied followed by the composite resin. The resin is then cured with a special light and the teeth polished. There is no specific after care required and the repaired tooth can be maintained as part of a regular daily hygiene regime.
If you have a chipped or broken tooth and think that Cosmetic Bonding might be for you, please call our reception on 01483 281 414 to arrange a consultation. To find out how much Cosmetic Bonding costs at Horsley Dental, please visit our Fees page to see our latest prices.