The Importance of Bonding in Biomimetic Dentistry
In the past, bonding agents have ignored biomimetics for the sake of creating a strong bond.
Traditionally, one of the biggest challenges with bonding in the past was not having proper isolation. In order to create a successful bond, the treatment required extreme isolation with a rubber dam or an isolation system.
There are many ways to incorporate biomimetic dentistry into any clinical practice and it all boils down to a good bond.
The goal in biomimetic dentistry is to try and replicate nature and create a bond just as strong as the dentin-enamel junction. With proper bonding techniques, biomimetic dentists can get very high bond strengths that now only reduces stress, but also lowers the incidence of chips and fractures, and sensitivity.
Biomimetic Dentistry allows restorations to behave like natural teeth. They also look beautiful and last a lifetime.
An exciting part of biomimetic dentistry is being able to tell patients that a crown is not needed when a tooth breaks — the broken area can simply be replaced by bonding.
THAT is the wonder and beauty of biomimetic dentistry!