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What is Composite Bonding?

Composite bonding is a leading cosmetic procedure that is full of restorative benefits. Using composite resins, Dr. Renton and her team of professional dentists can repair your chipped front teeth or hide minor, aesthetic defects..

Direct composite bonding is used to recreate a smile in an additive manner. Little or no tooth reduction is needed. 

Who is ideal for Composite Bonding?

Bonding is one of the perfect solutions for treating minor cosmetic flaws. At your preliminary consultation you will see precisely how dental bonding applies to you. Candidates for this procedure usually have good oral health. Still, their smile needs corrections because teeth are chipped, discoloured, crooked, gapped, or misaligned.

Patients can opt for transitional bonding that is used for anything from a mock-up to full-mouth rehabilitation. The transitional bonding allows the patients to transition into more permanent dentistry as they can afford.

Advantages of Composite Bonding

Composite bonding has many other benefits that help improve our patients’ health:

  • Cosmetic bonding is a patient-friendly procedure that can be recommended for children, youth, and adults.
  • Bonding is painless, so there is no need to use anaesthesia.
  • Your tooth is polished only in the area where resins are applied. Composite resins are laid directly on your tooth, so laboratory customising is not necessary.
  • Bonding materials have the same colour as your tooth, so your restored teeth will look natural.


  • Consultation – before starting the procedure, our dentists will find the best-suited shade of bonding materials. These should be of the same colour as your current teeth. If your smile needs whitening, it is better to whiten before bonding. Otherwise, the cosmetic resins will have a different colour from your natural teeth.
  • Preparation – the restoring tooth will be isolated with special dental strips that don’t permit the resin to bond with adjacent teeth. Then, your dentist will etch the tooth surface with a particular acid solution to make it rough enough to start the procedure. To increase resin adherence, the tooth will also be cleaned with a conditioning liquid, providing the highest standards in dental care.
  • Bonding – once the preparation is complete, some bonding material will be put onto your tooth using a professional dental tool. Then, the material will be molded and shaped to create an ideal form of your tooth. It may be necessary to apply several layers of the composite resin to ensure the best length and thickness.
  • Polishing – this phase is vital to create the right shape of the restored tooth. The dental strips will be removed, and the applied material will be polished with a fine dental drill. Polishing is completed only when the bonding material looks like a natural part of your tooth.


Composite resins are a durable blend of glass and plastic, applicable for restoring the shape of teeth and avoiding further loss of your tooth. Suppose you have such problems as sensitive root canals, worn or fractured teeth. In that case, however, we may offer to use bonded porcelains instead.

Composite resins have the shape of your natural tooth. They can adhere by actually bonding the dentine and enamel of the tooth.

The proper material allows for the preservation of as much healthy tooth structure as possible. Unlike porcelain, composite resins do not need laboratory fabrication, so your tooth restoration can be finished by our experienced dentists in one appointment.


Dental bonding is an option that can be considered to:

  • Repair decayed teeth (composite resins are used to fill cavities
  • Repair chipped or cracked teeth
  • Improve the appearance of discoloured teeth
  • Close spaces between teethMake teeth look longer
  • Change the shape of teeth
  • Use as a cosmetic alternative to amalgam fillings
  • Protect a portion of the tooth’s root that has been exposed when gums recede
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