Dental Bonding

When repairing a small cavity, a composite filling can restore your tooth to shape and function while also mimicking its natural shade.

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During the first step, your tooth is prepared by removing the decayed portion, leaving a small prepared area that will be filled with the composite.

Step 2

Next, a special bonding agent is applied to the prepared area- this bonding process helps to ensure that the filling will attach to the natural tooth structure. A special curing light is then used to set the bonding fluid.

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Your doctor then applies the composite material to fill the prepared area, and shapes it to match the contours of your tooth surface.

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Again using the curing light, the shaped composite is solidified into place.

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As a final step, your doctor will polish the composite filling to smoothen it and give it a similar sheen to the rest of your tooth

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Once completed, your tooth is free of decay and restored to optimal strength and appearance.