Cosmetic dentistry

Composite Bonding


Lighthouse Dental Practice
19 Clarendon Road,
Southsea, PO5 2ED

02392 822740

Opening Times
Monday to Friday – 8.30am–1.00pm – 2.00pm-5.00pm

Cosmetic Dentistry

What is Composite Bonding

Composite bonding, also known as dental bonding, is a popular cosmetic dentistry procedure that can dramatically improve your smile. It’s particularly favored by young adults and teens looking to enhance their teeth’s appearance without invasive procedures.

Composite bonding involves the application of a tooth-colored resin material to the surface of your teeth. This material is molded and shaped to correct various dental imperfections, such as chips, cracks, gaps, and discolorations. The resin is then hardened with a special light, effectively bonding it to your natural teeth.

Benefits of Composite Bonding

  • Quick and Painless: Unlike other cosmetic procedures, composite bonding usually requires just one visit to the dentist and is often completed without the need for anesthesia.
  • Cost-Effective: It’s generally more affordable compared to other treatments like veneers or crowns.
  • Natural-Looking Results: The resin material used in composite bonding closely matches the color of your natural teeth, providing a seamless and attractive result.
  • Versatility: Composite bonding can address a wide range of dental issues, making it a flexible solution for cosmetic enhancements.

How is Composite Bonding Performed?

  1. Consultation: Your dentist will discuss your needs and assess your teeth to determine if composite bonding is the right choice for you.
  2. Preparation: The dentist will lightly etch the surface of your teeth to help the bonding material adhere better. Sometimes, a conditioning liquid is also applied.
  3. Application: The resin is applied, molded, and smoothed to the desired shape.
  4. Curing: A special light is used to harden the resin, bonding it securely to your teeth.
  5. Polishing: Finally, the bonded teeth are polished to match the sheen of your natural teeth.

Why Choose Composite Bonding?

Composite bonding is an excellent choice for those looking to improve their smile quickly and effectively. Whether you’re dealing with minor imperfections or want to achieve a more uniform look, this procedure offers a simple yet effective solution.

Get In Touch Today

If you’re considering enhancing your smile, composite bonding is a fantastic option to explore. It’s quick, cost-effective, and yields natural-looking results.

Ready to transform your smile? Book a consultation today and discover the benefits of composite bonding for yourself!