What is Dental Bonding?
Dental Bonding is a procedure by which composite resin material closely matching the colour of the patient’s teeth is adhered to the tooth to cosmetically enhance its appearance and colour. A curing light, either ultraviolet rays or a laser beam is used to harden the resin. It takes about 60 to 90 minutes to perform.
Is Dental Bonding painful?
There is no preparation required for bonding and the procedure is pain free. No anaesthetic is required unless the dentist feel there is the need to perform some drilling.
When can I travel by air after Dental Bonding?
Patients can travel by air immediately after a dental bonding procedure unless the dentist advises them against travel.
How long does recovery after Dental Bonding take?
If local anaesthesia is administered, patients may feel uncomfortable till the anaesthesia wears off. The anaesthesia will wear off in a few hours. Dental bonding is a pain free procedure.
How do I care for my teeth after Dental Bonding?
Patients should not drink beverages or eat food that may stain teeth for at least two days. They should brush and floss their teeth regularly and maintain overall good oral hygiene. They should use a soft toothbrush while brushing teeth. They should avoid biting hard objects or eating hard food items. They should stop smoking and drink water after every meal.
What are the alternatives to dental bonding?
Alternatives to dental bonding include teeth whitening procedures, fitting veneers or fitting dental crowns.
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