Composite Bonding

Composite bonding has become a very popular dental treatment which requires no drilling or preparation of your teeth. It is the addition of a composite resin material that is carefully shaped to either make minimal changes to chipped teeth (composite edge bonding) or cover the entire tooth (composite veneers) to whiten and change the anatomic shape of your teeth.

Composite bonding can be done in one single visit and an easy way to make you feel more confident and boost your self-esteem when you smile. It will certainly help you achieve a smile you are much happier with.

Composite Bonding

BEFORE & AFTERS

Who offers Composite Bonding?

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Non-Invasive
Cosmetic Dentistry

NO DRILLING AND PAIN-FREE

Our composite bonding process does not cause any damage to your enamel. The treatment is completely pain-free and requires no injections or drilling. Usually the procedure can be done in one visit.

BESPOKE WHITENING

Our rubberised bespoke whitening trays will not bother your teeth or sleep. They are built for comfort and maximum efficiency, so the whole process is quick and simple. This will help to brighten your smile prior to your bonding and can also be used to maintain your new white smile.

QUALITY GUARANTEED

We guarantee that only the highest quality materials are used to give you the best possible results. Our cosmetic dentists and specialists have many years of experience which allow them to provide 1st class treatment.

Frequently Asked Questions

The usual alternative options to composite bonding are:

  • Veneers – A veneer is a thin moulding custom-made from porcelain, which is bonded to the front surface of a tooth. They can also be used to cover gaps in teeth where orthodontic treatment may not be suitable.
  • Crowns – A crown is a tooth-shaped ‘cap’ that’s placed over the entire visible portion of your tooth. A crown will feel and function just like any of your other teeth. And if you choose to have a porcelain crown, it will be virtually indistinguishable from your other teeth.

Both of these alternatives cause some damage to teeth. Veneers are a popular option which can last for many years but as they are made from porcelain, the tooth has to be cut down to fit them, which causes some permanent damage. Similarly, for a crown to be fitted, a dentist has to remove some of the healthy part of your tooth.

Bonding is a quick, less expensive and non-invasive procedure, and it can be easily repaired if damaged or broken.

Talk to your dentist about your options. They will be able to advise you on whether composite bonding is the right treatment for you.

During your consultation our experienced dentists will assess your aesthetic concerns and recommend which treatment option would be more suited to your needs. Sometimes one is better than the other in certain cases depending on the condition and position of your teeth. The bite is also a significant factor as to which option is better suited.

Teeth whitening gel does not have any affect on composite however if you have had composite edge bonding then the natural tooth portion that is still on show can be whitened to maintain the shade and allow the bonding to continually match.

If you have full coverage composite veneers they cannot be whitened but the whitening gel has been found to help remove any residual surface staining on the composite material. 

The composite resin used is specifically designed for this treatment and is very durable. However, it is still not as strong as porcelain and can chip and stain over time. The longevity of the treatment will be determined to a large degree by how the teeth are looked after and any potentially destructive habits you may have. We usually advise that composite bonding will last around 7 years.

The composite bonding procedure should not cause you any discomfort or pain. It is extremely unlikely that you will experience any unusual symptoms after treatment. Local anaesthetic is rarely used during composite bonding treatment and it is only necessary if the bonding is being used to fill a decayed tooth. Even if required, a  topical gel will be applied to the area prior to any injections to ensure you do not feel a thing.

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