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20 April 2022

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Composite bonding is an extremely popular treatment that helps fix many imperfections to leave you with the smile of your dreams. These include fixing discolouration, chipped and cracked teeth and removing any unwanted gaps. In this blog we will discuss the common questions and concerns people have over composite bonding. Including how much composite bonding costs.

What is tooth bonding?

Composite bonding is a procedure that can fix many tooth imperfections and leave you confident with your smile. Your dentist will first colour match your existing teeth to the resin to ensure it will be a seamless fit. Then, the dentist will prep your teeth and apply the composite resin. The resin will be moulded into the ideal shape and hardened with a dental curing light, before being shaped and mouled to the desired look.

When should you get composite bonding?

Simply, a patient should get composite bonding whenever they decide they want to fix any imperfections within their smile. As mentioned, there are a number of things composite bonding can fix quickly and efficiently. This treatment can fix discolouration, cracks and chips in your teeth and unwanted gaps.

How long does composite bonding last?

There are a number of factors that can affect the longevity of your composite bonding. To look into these factors and how to avoid them in more detail, visit our blog post that covers this more thoroughly.

Does composite bonding damage teeth?

Many potential patients wish to know if composite bonding will damage their natural tooth enamel or gums. To find more detail surrounding this query visit our blog that answers this question in more detail.

How much does composite bonding cost in the UK?

The cost of composite bonding varies depending on what dental practice you look to go with. Because composite bonding is a primarily cosmetic procedure, it is not usually available on the NHS.

However, composite bonding is a fairly cost effective procedure. Per tooth composite bonding will be in the region of £90 to £200 – which allows patients to have multiple teeth treated affordably. It is recommended that you have your composite bonding done in stages if you are having multiple teeth worked on.

Is composite bonding treatment covered by the NHS?

No, composite bonding treatment is not covered by the NHS as a cosmetic procedure. However, there are many different private avenues to have composite bonding treatment carried out on your teeth.

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