A 24-year-old male asked:
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lumineers can last for over 20 years if placed on front upper little broken tooth ?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Durable Goods: Dental restorations can be expected to last a long time. Will they last 20 years? Possibly. But it is reasonable to expect that they will be replaced sooner than that. Many factors go into the eventual lifespan.
Answered on Feb 18, 2016

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