Fillings and dental bonding offer options for repairing cracked, chipped or decayed teeth. At Creative Dentistry & Medspa, we offer composite resin fillings and bonding which can be matched to the color of the tooth for natural-appearing repairs and cosmetic dental work. If you need a tooth repair or want to hide tooth flaws, our composite fillings and cosmetic bonding can be performed in one visit at our office in Sandy Springs, GA.
What is a Composite Resin?
Fillings are used to replace tooth material. In the past, most fillings were metal or amalgam, which were very noticeable. Composite resin for dental repairs, fillings and bonding is a durable material that is made from plastics and ceramics. Not only is it flexible and easy to mold to the exact shape needed, but it comes in many shades of white to match the color of tooth enamel. Composite fillings or cosmetic bonding can be applied to the tooth as a soft putty, then cured with a special light to harden it on the tooth. It is a quick and painless procedure that can be completed in less than an hour for fillings and bonding.
For cosmetic dentistry, composite resin is used for bonding. Many different cosmetic changes to teeth can be accomplished using bonding, including:
- Gaps between teeth
- Repair chipped teeth
- Repair cracks in teeth
- Hide discolorations
- Change teeth shape
Cosmetic bonding can accomplish many of the same effects as porcelain veneers or Lumineers. The benefits of cosmetic bonding are that it is cost-effective, and it can be completed in one day, while veneers do require multiple visits and are more expensive.
Composite fillings and cosmetic bonding can help you maintain a beautiful smile. To learn more about cosmetic dentistry options available at Creative Dentistry & Medspa, contact our office in Sandy Springs, GA, to schedule an appointment.