Tooth Bonding An Overview
Tooth bonding is a highly malleable composite material that is custom designed to repair minor dental damage and restore cosmetic concerns. Tooth bonding is an ideal treatment for young patients and patients not ready to commit to the permanence of dental veneers. Bonding is a more cost-effective alternative to porcelain veneers and does not require as much tooth preparation.
Tooth bonding offers natural, seamless results, a cosmetic procedure, tooth bonding may be used to address a range of cosmetic dental concerns.
Tooth bonding can be used to treat:
- Chipped Teeth
- Cracked teeth
- Close gaps in teeth
- Discolored teeth
- Misshapen teeth
The tooth bonding procedure is a painless and efficient way to correct cosmetic blemishes affecting the teeth. With regular dental cleanings and good at home oral hygiene dental bonding can last upwards of 10 years. Oakton, VA cosmetic dentist Dr. Ahrabi offers dental bonding for patients not ready to commit to dental veneers for the correction of cosmetic concerns. Dental bonding may require touch-ups, or patients can choose to replace bonding with dental veneers at a later time.
Very happy with this dental office. Dr. Ahrabi and staff are great. I have been to many dentists and he is the only one I trust fully. Easy to get appointments. Never had billing issues. A+ all around.BeB.
I go to Dr. Ahrabi because he offers a lot of things I don't get at other dentists. Dr. Ahrabi seems to space his appointments a full hour apart, so I get around 45 minutes with him. He uses this…Valentina D.
This dentist is the best dentist my family has ever had. He treats his patients with care and really does care about your health and your teeth for the future and for now. My mom doesn't let any doctor touch…Roxanna H.
Tooth Bonding What to Expect
The bonding procedure can typically be completed in just one visit to our Oakton, VA dentist office and requires no post treatment down time. Dr. Ahrabi and our dental care team will make sure patients are comfortable and relaxed. We offer NuCalm as a natural, holistic way to relax patients experiencing dental anxiety.
Dr. Ahrabi will prepare the teeth by removing a thin layer of enamel to make room for the bonding material. Then, he will place the highly malleable material on the tooth. Dr. Ahrabi will sculpt the color matched material to the desired shape to blend with your adjacent teeth for beautiful results.
Once the patient and Dr. Ahrbai are pleased with the aesthetic result, the material the dentist will cure the bonding material. A special light is used to harden the bonding material. The final step is polishing the tooth and bonding material to a natural luster.