A 34-year-old male asked:
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Is it ok to bit into apples, corn on the cobb or hard grinders with veneers or bonding? Or should you cut them up and chew them with your back teeth?

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Dr. Behram Dalal
30 years experience in Dentistry
You're much: Better off cutting up foods rather than biting into them. If something should chip or break, it's an expensive repair which could have been prevented. Hope this helps.
Answered on Nov 16, 2013

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