Composite Bonding VS Dental Veneers

What Is Composite Bonding?

Composite bonding is a treatment procedure used in the treatment of minor problems in the teeth, and it provides the patient with healthy and well-groomed teeth. It is one of the most preferred cosmetic procedures because it is a treatment that does not require damaging the tooth.

What Problems Does Composite Bonding Fix?

  • Fractures in teeth
  • Crooked teeth
  • Cracked teeth
  • Spaces between teeth
  • Bad tooth color

Who Can Have Composite Bonding Treatment?

Composite bonding is  suitable for individuals of all ages as they do not require any damage to the teeth, it is important for individuals with teeth grinding habits to wear a mouthpiece during sleep after the treatment so that the resin does not break.

Composit Bonding Procedure

  • First of all, your dentist starts the process by choosing the resin closest to your tooth color.
  • Roughens the surface of your teeth after the selection of tooth color, (for the resin to hold more tightly)
  • A special liquid is applied to your tooth so that the resin can stick.
  • The resin is applied to the problem area of the tooth.
  • Shaping process is done.
  • The resin is hardened with ultraviolet light.
  • Your teeth are polished and the process ends.

Is Composite Bonding a durable procedure?

Composite Bonding is such a solid process that you can easily use it in your daily life, it is quite durable as long as it does not see high pressure. It has a lifespan of up to 15 years as long as its daily routine maintenance is done.

Composite Bonding Advantages

  • The biggest advantage of composite filling is to have brand new teeth in one day, There is no waiting time, More than one tooth can be treated in a day.
  • Another advantage is that it does not damage the natural tooth structure. There is no need to create any gaps in the tooth.
  • It is a painless procedure that does not require anesthesia as it does not cause any damage to the tooth.
  • It is a semi-nasal substance, it is very close to the natural tooth, so no one will understand that it is a procedure until you tell it.

Composite Bonding Aftercare 

1- Nuts should not be opened with teeth.

2-The teeth should not be used to open the soda caps.

3-Teeth should be brushed twice a day and floss should be used.

4-A doctor should be consulted for routine dental check-ups 3 times a year.

5-If the bug is involved in any contact sports, a dental guard should be worn.

6-If the patient has a habit of teeth grinding, a protective mouthpiece should be worn.

What Are Dental Veneers? 

Veneers are a procedure that treats many dental problems.

It is an important decision as it requires damaging the natural teeth, and the dentist should be discussed in detail and a decision should be made.

What Problems Does Dental Veneers Fix?

1- Gaps between teeth

2-.Worn areas

3-Permanent stains

4-Uneven, misshapen teeth

5-Crooked teeth

Who Can Have Dental Veneer?

It is a suitable procedure for all patients who have completed bone development, but since it is not reversible, it should be well thought out and decided.

Dental Veneers Procedure

1- Pieces of tooth enamel are taken for the space required for the coating to settle.

2- Your dental impression is sent to the lab for the mold to be created.

3- Temporary prostheses are attached to wait for the coatings to come from the laboratory.

4- In the second visit, an acidic gel that dissolves minerals is applied to the tooth to place the ready veneers.

5- Veneers are placed on the tooth.

6- A special light is applied to fix it, the process is finished.

Is Dental Veneer  A Durable Procedure?

In general, veneers are materials that can be used up to 20 years in a healthy way.

If you take regular oral care and visit the dentist at least twice a year, your veneers can live with you for a long time, but traffic accidents and sports accidents can damage teeth due to high pressure.

Composite Bonding And Veneers Price Comparison

Composite Bonding is generally the easiest and most affordable procedure in cosmetic dental procedures. The cost per tooth for Composite Bonding in Turkey is minimum 40 euros.

The cost of veneers is higher due to the fact that it is a more permanent and important procedure compared to composite bonding. Although the prices differ from country to country, the cost of getting a veneer in Turkey is minimum 150 euros per tooth.

Composite Bonding And Veneers Differences

1-While the veneer covers no part of the tooth, composite bonds are adhered to only a part of the tooth.

2-In fact, although they are both the same material, their functioning is different.

composite bonding is not a radical decision because it does not require any damage to natural tooth enamel, but dental veneers require significant gaps in tooth enamel, so there is an important decision-making process.

3-Composite adhesives do not require anesthesia and do not feel pain during the procedure, but veneers do require anesthesia.

4-No significant preparation is required for the composite bonding process, it is possible to have brand new teeth in a single day, the situation is different with veneers, it requires significant preparation beforehand and cannot be done in one day, the tooth is measured and the veneers are expected to come from the laboratory, and you use temporary veneers in that process.

5-Veneers come from the laboratory as a mold and are fixed on your teeth. Composite bonding is in the consistency of resin when applied, shaped on the tooth, hardened and fixed when it reaches the appropriate form.

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