Dental Composite - iHeartDDS

Dental Composite

Dental composite is a tooth-colored material that is used in a variety of dental procedures, including fillings, bonding, and veneers. The material is composed of a resin matrix, which is filled with small particles of glass or ceramic, creating a strong and durable material that closely matches the color and translucency of natural teeth.

Dental Composite Benefits

One of the primary benefits of dental composite is its aesthetic appeal. Since the material can be color-matched to natural teeth, it can be used in a variety of cosmetic procedures to improve the appearance of the teeth. For example, composite bonding can be used to repair chips or cracks in the teeth, while composite veneers can be used to cover up discoloration or misshapen teeth.
Dental composite is also a versatile material that can be used in both front and back teeth. In addition to its cosmetic applications, composite is also commonly used for fillings. The material is bonded directly to the tooth, creating a strong and durable restoration that can withstand normal wear and tear.

Another benefit of dental composite is that it is less invasive than other dental materials. Since composite bonds directly to the tooth, less tooth structure needs to be removed in order to place the restoration. This can help preserve the overall health and integrity of the tooth, reducing the risk of further dental problems down the road.