When you think of bonding you may think of social bonding, bonding with your best friend, aunt, uncle, cousin, dog, etc. But dental bonding is different. Sure you may bond socially with your dentist. They may even be your neighbor or best friend, but when it comes to bonding such as cosmetic bonding or dental bonding how much do you know? Have you bonded with your dentist? Take our true or false quiz below to find out.
True or False?
- True or False: You may have bonded with your dentist if you broke, chipped, or cracked a tooth.
- True or False: You may have bonded with your dentist if they’ve used composite resin to whiten your teeth.
- True or False: You may have bonded with your dentist if he or she filled a diastema in your dentition.
- True or False: You may have bonded with your dentist if he or she used composite resin to build up your molars to correct your bite.
- True: Dental bonding can fix a broken, cracked, chipped, or fractured tooth.
- True: Composite resin is the bonding material that dentists use to restore certain types of damaged teeth, but it is also used for cosmetic reasons such as making your teeth whiter, hiding craze lines, or filling in pitted teeth.
- True: A diastema is a space or gap between your teeth. Dentists can use composite resin bonding to eliminate a diastema by filling it in. Composite resin is a putty-like material that can be shaded and shaped to fill in tooth gaps, resize, and/or reshape teeth.
- True: Composite resin can be used to build up back teeth that have been worn down due to grinding, or to correct a misaligned bite. It can also be used to lengthen anterior teeth that have been worn down, as well.