Advantages of Tooth Bonding

Tooth bonding is both a cosmetic and restorative procedure that can be used to correct a range of issues. For cosmetic issues, tooth bonding can provide an even and natural look to teeth that are crooked, unevenly spaced, and gapped. Structurally, tooth bonding can be used to repair teeth that are chipped or cracked, broken, or weakened by decay.

The material used for tooth bonding is a composite resin. Much like a sculptor's clay, the resin used in tooth bonding can be manipulated by one of our Bellevue Cosmetic Dentists to provide a seamless, straight appearance.

Why Consider Tooth Bonding

Tooth bonding offers several advantages when used as an alternative to metal fillings to seal out decay. Advantages of tooth bonding include:
•  Requires only the decayed area of your tooth be removed for placement, helping maintain the structural integrity of your natural tooth
•  Bonds to your natural tooth, providing superior support
•  Will not expand and contract with heat fluctuations in your mouth, helping prevent cracks
•  Colored to match adjacent teeth and is entirely unnoticeable

Many of these benefits apply to tooth bonding's usage as a solution for chipped and broken teeth as well. As an added benefit, unlike dental crowns, tooth bonding does not require tooth structure to be removed when repairing broken teeth.

As a cosmetic solution, tooth bonding is a faster, less invasive method of perfecting minor issues than other options such as porcelain veneers. Tooth bonding is less expensive than veneers and can be used to provide a similar aesthetic, making it an ideal solution for many of our patients.

When you come to our office for your initial consultation, we will discuss all of the options for perfecting your smile. Tooth bonding is a fantastic solution for many people, but may not be best for correcting your particular issues. We are devoted to providing you with the healthiest, most beautiful smile possible, and will work closely with you to ensure your exact needs are met.

If you live in or around Bellevue or Seattle, Washington area and are interested in learning more about tooth bonding, please contact the Cooley Smiles Cosmetic Dentists to schedule an initial consultation today.
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