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About Dental Bonding

Dental bonding is a cosmetic dentistry procedure where a cosmetic dentist uses a resin to repair a tooth. This resin material is applied to the tooth and it is then hardened with the assistance of a light. This dental bonding procedure helps to improve the look of a smile in patients of all ages. It’s a safe and cost-effective way to fix a tooth. Dental bonding can help cracked, decayed, cracked or chipped teeth to be repaired quickly and easily.

How long does bonding last?

The lifespan of dental bonding usually is about 10 years, depending on the oral hygiene habits of the patient. A professional team can provide tips on how to make dental bonding last the longest.  

Is it expensive?

Not really. Dental bonding is much less expensive than other cosmetic dentistry procedures available that change the smile, such as with the alternative use of dental implants or porcelain veneers. It also is done in just one dental visit which makes it easy for the patient to continue his or her scheduled activities right after the procedure. This makes it simple and probably the most cost-effective procedure available to fix the smile.

Does dental bonding stain?

Yes, the bonding resin that is used is nonporous, unlike tooth enamel. This means that stains can happen. However, these stains cannot be whitened unlike that of veneers. For this reason, the patient will need a consultation to discuss the expectations of this procedure as opposed to using other procedures to restore the patient’s smile to its former luster.  

Schedule an Appointment to Learn About Dental Bonding Today

When you’re interested in learning more about restorative dentistry options such as dental bonding, and want to utilize dental bonding to regain your youthful luster and smile, just call Cochran Family Dental to schedule an appointment with a Leesburg, VA dentist. We serve the cities of Leesburg, Ashburn and Purcellville with the modern and comprehensive dental care services. We can help repair your chipped, broken, decayed or broken tooth with dental bonding in just one dental visit. The procedure is quick and efficiently restores your smile while allowing you to continue your regularly scheduled activities afterwards after the procedure is completed. Call us today to schedule an appointment at 703-771-9034.