Is Dental Bonding as Good as Veneers?

Posted on 10/25/2021 by Jared Anderson, DDS
Is Dental Bonding as Good as Veneers?Dental bonding is a quick and easy way to fix minor chips, cracks, or gaps in your teeth. We can do it in just one appointment with no need for an anesthetic. Bonding also doesn't require any change of the natural tooth structure, so it's great if you're not looking for anything drastic but still want some improvement! But how does dental bonding compare to veneers? Read on.

What Is Dental Bonding And How Does It Compare To Veneers?

Dental bonding uses a composite resin material (made from synthetic materials) to fill in gaps between teeth where enamel has worn away due to tooth decay, poor brushing habits, or other reasons. This restores their natural color, so they blend back into your smile perfectly - no one would ever know that any work has been done.

It's a quick, painless procedure that takes less than an hour to complete, and the results are immediate - you don't have to wait months for it to take effect before showing your new smile off! This means that bonding can be performed on children who might otherwise find this process too traumatic or adults who need work doing urgently due to dental damage caused by accidents.

This treatment is much cheaper than veneers, but there are some downsides: remember that composite resin is not as strong as enamel, so if you chip or break one of these fillings, you'll need another visit from the dentist to replace it again with more filler material. If this happens often, then consider whether obtaining porcelain veneers would be a more cost-effective solution.

You might be wondering what the difference is between dental bonding and veneers. The answer to this question can vary depending on your needs, but it's worth considering both options before making a decision. We would love to hear from any of our readers who has questions or comments regarding these two treatment choices. If there is anything we can do for you, please let us know!

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