How much is composite bonding: your FAQs answered

Composite bonding is a popular cosmetic dental treatment for those looking for a straighter, whiter smile. It can be a quick and cost-effective solution to fix broken or discoloured teeth and get the ultimate smile makeover.

WHAT IS COMPOSITE BONDING?

Composite bonding is when a composite resin is attached (or bonded) to your natural teeth to fix broken or chipped teeth, close gaps between teeth or hide discolouration. Composite resin is a restorative material that is hard-wearing and mimics natural tooth structure. It is sometimes known as cosmetic bonding or dental bonding. How much is composite bonding Composite bonding cost depends on how many teeth the treatment is applied to and the skill of the dentist carrying out the treatment. It usually costs between £200 - £350 per tooth. It is less expensive than porcelain veneers or crowns. Composite bonding is not available on the NHS as it’s a purely cosmetic procedure.

WHAT ARE THE ALTERNATIVES TO COMPOSITE BONDING?

Composite bonding is when a composite resin is attached (or bonded) to your natural teeth to fix broken or chipped teeth, close gaps between teeth or hide discolouration. Composite resin is a restorative material that is hard-wearing and mimics natural tooth structure. It is sometimes known as cosmetic bonding or dental bonding. How much is composite bonding Composite bonding cost depends on how many teeth the treatment is applied to and the skill of the dentist carrying out the treatment. It usually costs between £200 - £350 per tooth. It is less expensive than porcelain veneers or crowns. Composite bonding is not available on the NHS as it’s a purely cosmetic procedure.

CAN YOU WHITEN COMPOSITE BONDING

Composite bonding is when a composite resin is attached (or bonded) to your natural teeth to fix broken or chipped teeth, close gaps between teeth or hide discolouration. Composite resin is a restorative material that is hard-wearing and mimics natural tooth structure. It is sometimes known as cosmetic bonding or dental bonding. How much is composite bonding Composite bonding cost depends on how many teeth the treatment is applied to and the skill of the dentist carrying out the treatment. It usually costs between £200 - £350 per tooth. It is less expensive than porcelain veneers or crowns. Composite bonding is not available on the NHS as it’s a purely cosmetic procedure.

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF COMPOSITE BONDING?

  • Creates a straighter, whiter smile
  • A painless procedure
  • It's quick - and can be completed in a single visit to the dentist
  • Non-invasive - no drilling is required and there is no damage to the tooth or tooth enamel underneath
  • Cost-effective
  • Long-lasting

HOW LONG DOES COMPOSITE BONDING LAST?

On average, composite bonding will last for at least 5 years. It can last up to 7 years if good oral hygiene is maintained. The composite material used in bonding isn’t quite as hard as your natural teeth, so is more prone to damage or breakage when too much pressure is applied. How to care for composite bonding To keep your bonding white and bright, it’s important to keep good oral hygiene. Brush your teeth twice a day Keep up to regular dental appointments Reduce the amount of tea and coffee you consume to avoid staining Avoid biting directly onto the tooth and avoid hard or crunchy foods that may chip or weaken bonding. Fresh Smile Clinic specialise in composite bonding, serving Huddersfield, Halifax and surrounding areas. Got a question about the composite bonding process? Get in touch!

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