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By Cecile Sebastian, DDS
May 30, 2019
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: Dental Bonding  

Not everyone is blessed with a beautiful smile. Some people need a boost to have a smile that's up to par. This is where Dr. Cecile SmileSebastian comes in. She provides her Honolulu, HI, patients with cosmetic procedures, like bonding.

More About Bonds

Bonds are a type of cosmetic dentistry procedure that provides whiter, straighter, and contoured teeth.

Cosmetic bonding is the process of attaching or bonding materials on the surface of your tooth to change the color and shape of teeth. The material is fused on the natural tooth enamel to reinforce teeth using strong bonding materials, porcelain, and resin. Dental bonds have several purposes: reinforcing teeth and repairing chipped teeth, according to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Advantages of Bonds

Your Honolulu, HI, dentist uses bonds restore smiles and reinforce teeth but there are other advantages:

  • Repairs discolored, stained, or damaged teeth
  • Fixes chips and cracks to restore your smile
  • It's tooth-colored material that matches enamel
  • Eliminates unsightly gaps
  • It's a reversible procedure, unlike veneers because enamel isn't removed

Boding Procedure

The procedure takes about 30 to 60 minutes for every tooth.

  1. Dr. Sebastian examines teeth before the procedure to treat any decayed teeth.
  2. She uses local anesthesia to reduce discomfort during the procedure.
  3. Your dentist selects composite resin that matches the color of your tooth.
  4. The surface of the tooth is etched and conditioned to aid in bonding the plastic material to natural teeth
  5. Then putty-like resin material that matches your teeth is applied and molded to the desired shape on the tooth.
  6. The resin is hardened using a curing light and fuses to teeth.
  7. Finally, Dr. Sebastian will trim, shape, and polish the bonded material.

If you have any questions about receiving dental bonds, don't hesitate to contact Dr. Cecile Sebastian. She provides her Honolulu, HI, patients with the care they need.



Dr. Sebastian

Dr. Cecile D. Sebastian

Dr. Sebastian is a dedicated professional who enjoys the practice of dentistry. Together with her enthusiastic team, they are able to deliver the most advanced procedures and techniques that dentistry has to offer in a comfortable and welcoming environment.

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