Dental bonding was first used as an alternative to silver fillings because the dental composite is a resin that can come in various shades of tooth-color, it was especially good for front teeth.

Technology has advanced bonding, and it has become a popular Denver cosmetic dentistry procedure. It is a good remedy for discoloration, or craggy tooth surfaces, and an excellent way to fill in gaps between the teeth. Bonding can also be used for minor calibration of misalignment.

The advantages over silver fillings are not just aesthetic. Since the substance is bonded to the tooth, and becomes part of it, the tooth itself becomes stronger