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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Rosh
Dr. Adam Rosh answered
16 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Bonding: I'm sure your doing a great job. Spend time with your baby, feed your baby, sing to your baby, smile, and be playful.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience in Prosthodontics
Lots: Porcelain veneers can change your entire appearance. Color, shape and position can all be enhanced with this procedure. Corrections can be made for le ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience in Dentistry
Attaching: In the dental realm it refers to the chemical or micro interlocking of two materials. For example, a white filling material is bonded or attached to ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Katz
25 years experience in Pediatrics
Call your doctor.: If you feel you are not bonding with your child, call your doctor or your baby's pediatrician right away. This could be a sign of depression, but your ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerry Brown
52 years experience in Prosthodontics
AestheticRestoration: Good day; A large direct composite (direct filling) is the most simple approach to restore a missing portion of a front tooth. If the composite were ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
40 years experience in Dentistry
Not really: Most laboratory made veneers are made of porcelain like substances not composites. They are usually stronger than compsite and resist staining more. ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience in Dentistry
Cost/longevity: Both are tooth colored however cost and longevity vary. Composite fillings cost less and longevity is on average 5-8 years. Well done porcelain fillin ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Krendl
16 years experience in Dentistry
Yes: Dental bonding is an effective way to repair decayed or chipped teeth. Also, if a person has small spaces that they want closed, many times bonding i ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Lederman
39 years experience in Dentistry
Not usually: Typically, resin bonding is less expensive than porcelain veneers. Resins require planning and artistry. They are more likely to chip and stain. Nor d ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
13 years experience in Dentistry
Maybe: This is a complicated answer, it really depends on if the bonding is breaking or discoloring, or you are not happy with the aesthetics (looks). If yo ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Coleman
24 years experience in Dentistry
Yes: That is the ideal thing to use if fracture is small.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Venincasa
34 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
Tooth enamel: Healthy tooth enamel is natural, it is best. Porcelain veneers, while recommended for some, most likely will need to be replaced someday. Any dental ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
40 years experience in General Practice
Enamel: If you are referring to the edges of the front teeth being transparent, this is usually due to the natural transparency of enamel. Also, severely wor ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
31 years experience in Dentistry
Are they?!?: Lumineers are porcelain veneers. Though not a fan, personally or professionally, the major concern should not be cost, but rather longevity. At 23, yo ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Wright
32 years experience in Dentistry
Neither possibly: 80% is an awful amount of tooth loss. A composite filling is only recommended when there is up to 50% or less of tooth loss. As you asked in your last ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
40 years experience in General Practice
Very safe: Very safe.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. STEPHEN PERRY
47 years experience in Dentistry
No: Tooth shaping will not repair a crack in a tooth. It may reduced the tooth so the cracked area no longer is traumatized. This can relieve symptoms a ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyle Shank
12 years experience in Dentistry
Depends: There are a lot of factors that go into determining which option is best for your situation. Composite veneers are one option as well as porcelain ve ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Depends on size: A small diastema can be easily restored with two bonded restorations (one on each side). If the space is large, it is more difficult: the bonding tend ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
31 years experience in Dentistry
A Name Brand: Porcelain is to lava as Aspirin is to bayer (aspirin). It is a specific brand of porcelain (with a specific chemistry using zirconia vs feldspathic po ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harvey Shiffman
36 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
ShouLd be similar: Lumineers are a brand of porcelain veneer and pricing should be similar.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Possibly: Studies have shown that teeth with fluorosis may have statistically significant reduced bond strengths. This may or may not be clinically significant ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Apfelbaum
50 years experience in Dentistry
Why?: If its new .... & you are doing it for color or shape.... change the things yo don't like in the actual crown.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Not if done well: In the hands of a good dentist, tooth colored composite fillings are almost undetectable to completely invisible compared to natural teeth.

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