Book a Consultation

    What is the difference between composite veneers and composite teeth bonding?

    In truth, not a lot!

    Both are crafted from the same special resin-based, composite material. The key difference is that, with composite bonding, treatment is only applied to small, targeted areas of a tooth. Whereas a composite veneer is designed to cover the entire surface of an existing tooth (in the same way a porcelain veneer would).

    Cosmetic bonding and composite veneers are also similar in terms of durability, life expectancy, and the impact on natural teeth.


    How long can composite bonding treatment last?

    A key factor in the longevity of tooth bonding is the calibre of the cosmetic dentist carrying out the treatment – which is why your first step with cosmetic dental procedures of any kind should be to speak to our team here at the Smile Clinic.

    On average, we expect composite bonding to last anywhere between 2-5 years (similar to composite veneers) – although if you generally enjoy good dental health and maintain a thorough oral hygiene routine, they can last for much longer than this!

    Your cosmetic dentist will offer advice and guidance about composite bonding aftercare during your treatment – and we are always happy to answer any additional questions you may have.

    Get in touch with our experienced cosmetic dental clinic today on 020 7971 1909, or book your free e-consultation now.

    Is dental bonding reversible?

    Yes, composite bonding is completely reversible.

    The composite resin can be applied without removing any enamel from the surface of natural teeth, meaning you’re free to have the composite material removed should you wish to.

    Such is our reputation for composite bonding, London-based Harley Street Smile Clinic is the first port of call for people living in the city and across the country – so why not join them and get in touch with the team today?


    Can Invisalign and composite bonding be used together?


    Dental bonding is a great way to perfect problems with a natural tooth or spacing – but if you’d like to do more to straighten out your smile, you’ll be pleased to learn that clear aligners can be used, even if some of your teeth have had composite resin applied.

    To find out more about the composite bonding procedure – or to talk in more detail about the different cosmetic dental treatments we have available and how they can work together to achieve your dream smile – get in touch with the team.

    Our Blogs

    Difference between a mini and a full smile makeover - Harley Street Smile Clinic The difference between a mini and a full smile makeover

    The difference between a mini and a full smile makeover

    Unhappy with your smile? You’re not alone. One in four people in the UK say they hate their smile and want to change it in one way or another. Let’s face it, wonky, yellowing and gappy smiles don’t do much for our confidence, and over 90% of people agree that having a nice smile would …

    Read more

    Invisalign London - Harley Street Smile Clinic Can Invisalign widen a smile? – with before and afters

    Can Invisalign widen a smile? – with before and afters

    When you think of the perfect smile, how does it look? We’ll guess the teeth are a flawless white, perfectly straight and the smile is wide. Are we right? That’s because the size of our smile is often how we indicate our level of pleasure and enjoyment. It’s a sign of how happy we are …

    Read more

    Veneers healing process - Harley Street Smile Clinic Veneers healing process

    Veneers healing process

    Offered the chance of a picture-perfect smile, few people would turn down the opportunity.  Or would they? A study by market research platform DentaVox, revealed that 61% of people suffer from dental fear, with 4% never venturing to the dentist. And the biggest fear factor in all of this? Pain. 39% of the 18,000 people …

    Read more

    How to fix a gummy smile

    How to fix a gummy smile

    Over being self-conscious about the amount of gum on show when you smile? Fed up with trying to perfect a closed-mouth pout? Do you long to smile freely without worrying about how you look? Then it’s time to take action. And the good news is, there are plenty of ways to tackle the problem. If …

    Read more

    No-prep veneers: The optimum choice for veneers without shaving teeth

    No-prep veneers: The optimum choice for veneers without shaving teeth

    ­­­­When it comes to cosmetic surgery, veneers steal much of the limelight. Fast, effective and with a winning smile guaranteed, it’s no surprise. But whilst hugely popular, porcelain veneers are not without their drawbacks. One of the biggest put-offs? Needing to have your teeth shaved. Horror stories of being left with nothing more than stumps …

    Read more

    Are you worried about the price of veneers?

    Are you worried about the price of veneers?

    A survey of more than 1000 people found that 43% of Brits want to improve their teeth – with veneers at the top of the wish list. But wanting is not the same thing as getting. And it seems that for many people, concern over how much veneers cost is holding them back from treatment. …

    Read more

    Click to Call Us Click to WhatsApp Us