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can lumineers cover the back side of your front tooth?

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Dr. Ashish Naik
15 years experience General Practice
They can: First of all, lumineers are simply a brand of ceramic that make thin ceramic restorations. There are now many other companies that can do this. In most cases covering the back of your tooth will change your bite and may involve doing work to the rest of the teeth in your mouth, or actually removing tooth structure on the back sides of the teeth you are trying to cover. Consult with your dentist.
Answered on Jun 17, 2013

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