Dental Bonding

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Dental Bonding enhances your smile

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What is Dental Bonding?

Flax Dental has a lot of people who come to us for dental bonding in Atlanta. Bonding is when tooth-colored, composite resins are used to repair decayed, discolored, fractured, or chipped teeth.

What Conditions can Dental Bonding Fix?

Dental bonding can fix:

  • Repairs decayed teeth (cavities)
  • Repairs a chipped or broken tooth
  • Close gaps (spacing) between teeth
  • Covers discolorations in the enamel
  • Gives teeth a longer appearance
  • Protects root of teeth exposed due to gum receding

Ideal candidates for Dental Bonding in Atlanta

Dr. Flax, Atlanta dentist, looks at each circumstance and considers lifestyle habits, previous dentistry done and how a bite works to determine if bonding is the best solution for a patient.

Dental Bonding Before and After Photo

Dental Bonding Before and After pictures from a dentist in Atlanta GA

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What to expect during the procedure

Bonding is usually a single visit procedure. We don’t send out anything to our lab, we create the materials right in our office, custom for every patient.

Usually, the process is painless, unless decay is involved and even then its usually painless. Bonding can last for several years if properly cared for. Bonding blends in with the surrounding teeth so it can be invisible to the casual observer.

How long is the Dental Bonding process?

The duration of the procedure depends on the surface to be bonded, which is very individualized. Length of dental bonding treatment varies greatly.

How long should a Bonded Tooth last?

dental bonding to fix a broken tooth from a dentist in AtlantaThis is dependent on the individual. Factors such as home care, diet and lifestyle can have a major impact on how long the bonded tooth will last.

Care and Maintenance of Bonded Tooth

We recommend very low abrasive toothpastes and tooth gels which have no abrasiveness. We also recommend regular daily flossing, and professional dental cleaning visits.

Alternatives to Dental Bonding

There are some alternatives to Dental Bonding, depending on why the bonding is wanted the alternative is different. These can include porcelain veneers and/or crowns, orthodontic care such as Invisalign and teeth whitening.

Schedule a consultation

If you’re considering bonding for some of your teeth, come in for a visit and we can show you photos of others who have had this done by, Atlanta dentist, Dr. Flax. We’ll be happy to answer your questions. Call 678-999-1880 to learn more about how dental bonding can improve your smile.

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