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are dental veneers or bonding better to do if you have a really big gap between the two front teeth on the top row? which procedure is better?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Veneers: But even better than veneers is orthodontic care, or even a combination of the two. If you try to close a really big diastema with two veneers your two centrals will look odd in relationship to your other teeth. Speak to a local dentist who can examine you... there is no one correct answer for everyone.
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Dental veneers: The orthodontic treatment is the best option, but many adults do not want to invest a few years and multiple appointments to improve their smiles. Porcelain veneers are also viable treatment to close large space. Cosmetic bonding can be used to close small gaps between teeth.

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