Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic Dental Bonding in Costa Rica

By utilizing composite resin and the most advanced dental tools, cosmetic dentists today can fix broken or chipped teeth, fill in gaps and modify the color/shape of your teeth for a more natural and pleasant smile. This procedure will cover any flaws in your teeth, such as stains and minor gaps, using a thin coating of bonding material, which can sculpted to enhance the appearance of your smile.

Thanks to the great advancements in cosmetic dentistry, the material used for this type of procedure is ideal as far as the esthetic enhancement it can provide. Nonetheless, how long the bonding will last will depend on many factors, which vary from person to person.

For some clients, the bonding will last for 10 to 15 years, while other patients may suffer from staining in the margins only a few years afterwards and will require some ‘touch up’ sessions.

However, if you take good care of your teeth and have a good oral hygiene, your bonding will last many long years.

Dental Bonding Prices

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What Can I Expect

Whenever it comes to cosmetic treatment, you need to remember that no procedure will ever provide an ‘ideal’ aspect to your face. The aim of oral surgery is to achieve an enhancement, to improve your facial appearance. This can help you boost your self-assurance and make you feel better about yourself, while keeping sensible expectations. This is one of the essential values we have here at HCR; we want our patients to be completely satisfied with the results of their surgery and to heighten their self-esteem.

By providing one of the best teams of surgeons in the market, HCR is aware of the different types of needs our diverse clients may have. Hence, we will offer the best service possible for you, not matter what you are looking for, and we will help you in every feasible way in your pursuit to improve your appearance.

Procedure Planning

As with every other treatment, HCR strongly advises patients to have a detailed discussion with their plastic surgeon before the procedure is performed. By doing so, both parties have the chance to contribute in the whole process and to amplify the client’s level of satisfaction. When speaking with your doctor, please feel free to express yourself openly and to discuss your doubts as well as your expectations. Your doctor will help to establish what isn’t or what is possible to achieve, aiding you to improve your looks in the best way possible.

In this initial consultation, your surgeon will explain all that the treatment implies, from where it will take place, the cost of the surgery, the risks it may involve, the recovery process and every other detail so that you are completely informed. All the different factors of the procedure you are willing to undertake must be extremely clear to you. For example, you should know if you should refrain from taking certain medications or if you will need to avoid drinking or eating for a certain time period before your surgery.

Also, your cosmetic dentist will evaluate your condition in this initial meeting and will determine which technique is the best for you. The color of the resin will be chosen so that it matches the shade of your teeth.

When setting up your surgery in Costa Rica, HCR will make sure to offer all the best possible services during your stay. We will arrange for your transport and will offer the best commodities during your healing period. All this can be arranged beforehand with our organization.

Having a good communication with your doctor at all times will help boost your level of satisfaction, therefore, please do not hesitate to contact HCR since we will be more than glad to help you with anything you need.

The Procedure

This dental procedure is usually performed with no anesthetics, since it quite simply and painless. However, if you feel any discomfort, your dentist will be able to apply local anesthesia. It is usually a one-visit process and takes up from 1 to 2 hours to be performed.

Firstly, a mild engraving solution is applied to the surface of your tooth, creating tiny fissures in the enamel which provide a rough surface; this surface allows the resin to ‘bond’ with your teeth. After this, a gel is applied and the resin is then placed on your tooth, using a high-intensity light which cures the material unto its surface. This is repeated as many times as needed, applying layer after layer.

Once the last coat is placed, the bonded material will be sculpted by your cosmetic dentist to obtain the desired result and is finely polished. The resin chosen will match the natural color of your teeth.

Post-Op – After The Procedure

Due to the high levels of bacteria which can be found within the mouth, all dental procedures imply a certain level of risk. However, you must keep in mind that it is always minimal and the doctors work full-time to prevent such scenarios from happening, since we value the health of our patients above anything else.

Therefore, it is extremely important for you to follow your dentist’s instructions at all times.

Health Issues

As with any type of oral surgery, complications are unusual, but they sometimes do happen. However, they are usually minor and can be reduced by precisely following your doctor’s directions before and after the procedure.

Make sure to ask your surgeon concerning any risks you might have to face when undertaking this surgery. However, you must keep in mind that our certified group of doctors works full-time to prevent such scenarios from happening, since we value the health of our patients above anything else.

In order to keep the risks at a bare minimum, please make sure that you follow your doctor instructions at all times.

Helen Patterson

Helen Patterson lives, eats, and dreams fitness every day. From the healthy glass of lemon water first thing in the morning to the disgustingly healthy smoothie every night just before bed, she is a walking advertisement for lean, fit and healthy. Or at least she tries to be! Some days it doesn’t quite pan out that way but it’s the thought that counts. It’s also why she spends a considerable amount of time, in between yoga, meditation, and working out, researching and writing about health and fitness.

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