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Composite Bonding Treatment in Altrincham

Composite bonding is quite a modern way to restore teeth, either for cosmetic reasons or to build-up tooth structure that has been lost. It involves bonding a tooth-coloured composite resin material to existing teeth to reshape them or improve their colour. It is a very conservative type of treatment as it is not destructive to the tooth tissue.

Here at Smile Chic, we bond the resin material very strongly and polish it up, and this will last for many years. Composite bonding is appropriate for pretty much every patient.

Any little imperfection can be improved by getting dental veneers or composite bonding. Large gaps between teeth, chipped teeth and damaged teeth can be built up again with this very conservative treatment.

To find out whether composite bonding is right for your teeth, contact the Smile Chic dental clinic near Manchester. We can answer all your questions and get you booked in for your cosmetic treatment.

Dental Bonding and Dental Veneers

We will talk about the full range of possible treatments, whether it be orthodontics, veneers or the dental bonding. We often offer cosmetic bonding in conjunction with tooth whitening. This is especially popular after braces and also with wedding parties to improve their teeth before the big day. We usually recommend that you whiten your teeth first as it helps to see the final colour of your teeth before we add the bonding.

We can then use a perfectly matched colour of composite to improve the tooth’s appearance.

Smokers

The only people to whom we generally don’t recommend composite bonding are heavy smokers. This is because smoking can stain up the composite bonding over time. We are always happy to treat smokers and will happily discuss smoking cessation programmes with them but for those who want to continue smoking we usually recommend veneers instead of bonding. These stain less. This does not apply to vaping. People who vape can have bonding done without any problem.

Composite Bonding

Keep tooth structure intact

Composite bonding is particularly great because we don’t remove any tooth structure. To bond, we add directly onto the tooth. The restoration will last 5-6 years before it needs to be polished up or repaired in some way.

After orthodontic treatment

Often when the teeth are misaligned, they can get a lot of wear and chipping especially on the front teeth. This can be very noticeable when the teeth have been straightened. We can then build up the teeth after the braces have been removed with bonding. This results in straight and properly shaped teeth and the results can be dramatic.

Damaged and discoloured teeth

We can also provide composite bonding to damaged and discoloured teeth especially teeth with white marks on the front.

By removing a little of the blemish from the front of the tooth we can restore the tooth or teeth and make them look pretty much perfect again.

Dental checkup at the clinic

Testimonials

Here's why 85% of our clients rebook

  • ““I turned to Smile Chic after seeing some great reviews online. I had developed a slight fear of the dentist due to previous experiences & my teeth were desperately in need of some TLC. I cannot recommend Dr. Rad enough. ””

    M.G SINGLETON
  • ““For many years I have struggled with failed crowns and partial dentures alongside regular dental treatments. Following consultation with Dr Persheng Rad, I was presented with several options for dental implants. With the expert guidance of Dr Rad, the most favourable option for me was selected. My treatment has recently been completed. ””

    PHIL READ
  • ““Would highly recommend. I am currently receiving dental treatment at Smile Chic and couldn’t rate the practice highly enough! It starts by being greeted with a warm welcome by the receptionist as you walk through the door into the practice. I would recommend this practice for anyone who is currently looking for a new dental practice. Dr Rad is fantastic ☺️””

    LAUREN COYNE

FAQ's

Why consider composite bonding?

What defects can composite bonding repair?

  • Chips
  • Discolouration
  • Spacing irregularities

Are there any drawbacks with composite bonding?

Composite tooth-coloured filling material, like any other dental material, will deteriorate with time. As a result, it normally isn’t as long lasting as some other restoration techniques such as dental veneers or crowns. However, with good personal care and maintenance they can maintain their appearance for years.

Composite Bonding or Porcelain Veneers?

Composite bonding is a single session treatment option which is great to correct smaller imperfections, chips, cracks and minor spacing between the teeth.

Veneers on the other hand are lab-made ultra thin sheets of ceramic material which are shaped to fit onto the teeth. They usually require some removal of natural tooth structure to create enough space for the veneer to attach to the tooth. They are normally recommended for larger imperfections of the teeth and as they are lab-made and they are more costly than composite bonding.