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Dental Bonding
Wausau, WI

Rendering of a jaw with a porcelain veneer and dental bonding at Wanserski Dental Center for Complex Dentistry in Wausau, WI
Not everyone is born with a perfect set of teeth. Sometimes, one or more teeth might be shaped a little differently, or a tooth might be just a little smaller than the ones around it. It also tends for people to go their entire lives without experiencing some sort of dental issue that needs fixing. You might get a small chip or crack. The teeth might discolor over time. You do not need to live with minor dental defects. Wanserski Dental Center for Complex Dentistry can fix them with dental bonding.

A Simple Procedure with Incredible Results

Dental bonding is one of the fastest, simplest Cosmetic procedures available. It involves the use of composite resin to improve the aesthetics of teeth that have minor dental flaws, whether they are imperfections that are present naturally or imperfections that were caused by a specific issue. Bonding is incredibly versatile. The composite resin material is soft and moldable at first, which allows us to shape it to meet several different needs.

The procedure is very easy. Before placing the bonding, we first need to rough up the surface of the tooth. This is done using an acid etch. The rough texture helps to enhance the bond between the composite resin and your tooth enamel. We then apply the composite resin and shape it so that it enhances the visual appearance of the affected teeth. Finally, ultraviolet light is used to dry the composite resin. Once dried, your smile is instantly improved. The whole process can typically be completed in less than an hour.

Why Should I Get Dental Bonding?

Bonding is one of the easiest cosmetic procedures available, but it is also incredibly effective. Composite resin is available in several shades so that we can choose a shade that most closely matches the actual color of your real teeth. The composite resin can fix many different types of issues, making it an incredibly versatile treatment. Dental bonding is also one of the most affordable cosmetic treatments available.

Are There Any Disadvantages to Dental Bonding?

One of the drawbacks to dental bonding is that composite resin is not as strong as your natural teeth. If you tend to bite your nails or use your teeth as tools, you may damage the bonding. The composite resin material can stain, particularly when exposed to things such as coffee or tobacco products, and it cannot Before. Bonding may typically only last a few years before it needs to be repaired or replaced. It is not as strong or as long-lasting as other restorative treatments.

What if My Teeth Cannot Be Fixed with Bonding?

If your teeth cannot be fixed with dental bonding, there are still other cosmetic solutions that can help to improve the aesthetics of your teeth and your smile. One such option is veneers. Like dental bonding, veneers are purely cosmetic. For more significant damage, we may recommend crowns. Ceramic crowns can help to protect your oral health while also improving your smile.

If you are interested in learning more about dental bonding, and whether or not it is the right solution for you, call Wanserski Dental Center for Complex Dentistry at (715) 848-2435 today for more information.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does dental bonding damage teeth?

Dental bonding typically does not damage teeth when performed by a skilled dentist. The bonding material is applied in a way that preserves the tooth's structure. However, improper bonding techniques or neglecting oral hygiene can lead to issues such as decay or staining around the bonded area. Overall, when done correctly and maintained well, dental bonding is a safe and effective treatment for restoring teeth.

How to remove stains from bonded teeth at home?

While professional dental care is often the most effective for removing stains from bonded teeth, regular brushing with a non-abrasive toothpaste can help remove surface stains. Use a soft-bristled toothbrush and brush gently to avoid damaging the bonding material. You can also rinse your mouth with a mixture of water and hydrogen peroxide (diluted to a safe concentration) to help lighten stains. Do not swallow the mixture, and it is best to consult with the dentist before using hydrogen peroxide so you know the correct amount to use. You can also create a paste by mixing baking soda with water and apply it to the stained areas. Gently brush the bonded teeth with the paste, then rinse thoroughly. Avoid using baking soda too frequently, as it can be abrasive.

Can you whiten bonded teeth?

Dental bonding does not respond to traditional teeth whitening treatments like natural tooth enamel does. While the bonding material can resist staining to some extent, it may still become discolored over time, especially if exposed to staining agents like coffee, tea, or tobacco. it is best to have your teeth whitened before getting the dental bonding placed on your tooth, that way the bonding can be matched to your already whitened teeth.

How does dental bonding work?

Dental bonding involves applying composite or resin materials to repair damaged or chipped teeth, aiming to restore and improve their aesthetic appeal. This procedure can alter the shape and color of cracked or fractured teeth, as well as address tooth decay by filling cavities. Unlike dental veneers, dental bonding is reversible, offering flexibility in treatment options. Our dentist can evaluate your oral needs and utilize dental bonding to rejuvenate your smile.

How long does dental bonding last?

The longevity of dental bonding can vary depending on factors such as oral hygiene practices, bite force, and dietary habits. On average, dental bonding can last anywhere from three to 10 years before requiring touch-ups or replacement. Regular dental check-ups and proper care can help extend the lifespan of dental bonding.
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