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How to Care for New Dental Bonding
Posted on 10/5/2020 by Jeannie Molato, DDS
Tooth bonding is a procedure done to restore or makes someone's smile better. In this procedure, our dentists usually apply and harden a resin material on the tooth. The material is tooth-colored and is fixed using a special light that bonds this hard-wearing plastic material with the tooth. This makes the teeth look better, thus improving one's smile. Have you had dental bonding and are wondering how to care for it in the best way possible so it can last? Well, do not worry. We are ready to help you through with the best dental bonding care tips.
Brush and Floss Daily
This may seem normal, but it is also very important. Ensure that you brush your teeth twice a day and floss every single day. This will help keep the dental bonding clean and last longer.
Smoking or using tobacco products has been known to discolor one's teeth. These habits cause the teeth to turn brown or yellow. For this reason, avoid smoking or using tobacco.
Avoid Biting Hard Stuff
Dental bonding can easily chip off in some instances since it is fragile. You should, therefore, avoid biting hard stuff such as pens, nails, ice, or any hard foods. Call us, in case you notice a chip on your dental bonding.
Avoid Staining Foods
Since the material used in dental bonding can easily get stained, it is best to avoid foods that may stain it. Such foods include sauces, berries, wine, bright colored candies, and sports drinks. This will ensure that dental bonding remains clean for a long time.
Dental bonding is fragile and needs a lot of care. For this reason, it is best to come to us for dental cleaning so the dental bonding may last longer. Give us a call for more information.