Dental Bonding

What Is Dental Bonding

Dental Bonding is the use of white (tooth-colored) composite filling material for filling or repairing or making aesthetic improvements to a tooth. The procedure is technique-sensitive, which means the systems in the procedure have to be performed precisely and without error.

What To Consider With Dental Bonding

We will discuss the pros and cons of using tooth bonding for your specific situation. We will discuss all the options for fixing, filling or improving your tooth (teeth) so that you have all the information you need to decide which dental restoration is best for you. At Gentle Dentistry, we understand the precision needed to achieve top success using tooth-colored fillings.

What Are Composite Fillings?

 
White or teeth colored fillings have been a preferred method of filling teeth for decades. These fillings are an excellent option for a small cavity, replacing a small old mercury or composite filling and repairing an otherwise healthy tooth.

Mercury Fillings Vs. Composite Fillings

Unlike placing mercury fillings where you essentially fill a hole, placing a composite filling takes precision and detail or the tooth bonding will fail. Done correctly however, dental bonding is an excellent highly aesthetic way for repairing, restoring or enhancing a tooth.
 
Here at Gentle Dentistry, we are perfectionists at what we do, including precision tooth bonding. We have mastered these sensitive techniques, and have thousands of successful tooth bonding results to prove it.

Limitations to Tooth Bonding

Limitations of the bonding material exist when the cavity or old filling is large, if the tooth to be restored has cracks or fractures, or if there are heavy chewing forces on the tooth to be restored. Sometimes a porcelain restoration is the better option than dental bonding.

Why See Dr. Rasmussen For Your Dental Bonding Procedure?

Dr. Rasmussen is a skilled perfectionist with all procedures, all the fine details are addressed to ensure success. We pride ourselves on staying up to date on leading-edge technology and advancements including the best bonding principles.

 

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A Message about the Coronavirus

We understand that this is a time of great uncertainty for our community. At Gentle Dentistry, it has always been our mission to keep our patients safe, healthy and pain-free.  We are committed to that mission, especially now! 

With that in mind, we are taking all the necessary precautions as directed by the CDC. Gentle Dentistry is suspending all non-essential and non-urgent dental care services until May 8, 2020. If you currently have an appointment with us for routine services, the appointment has been canceled. We will work with you to reschedule it.

WE ARE AVAILABLE FOR EMERGENCY CARE. If you are experiencing pain or have a dental emergency, please call us to schedule an appointment.

We remain positive and hopeful about the future and look forward to serving you soon.

In health,

Dr. A and the A Team



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