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dental: i am thinking of having my 2 front teeth extended further in length by about 2 milimeters. i've seen in magazines they are this way a lot. can bonding break off easily?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Smile Makeover: Please see a local dentist for an evaluation. There's more to lengthening your two central incisors than you realize. Forget about using composite bonding... the material is not designed for this and will break off when you bite down. Porcelain laminates or crowns may be necessary.

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