A 32-year-old male asked:
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if one of my front teeth were grounded and bonded and nolonger rested on the bottom tooth, does the mouth interpretthis as missing a tooth?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Why the ?: I understand the question but not why you would ask it. The amount not touching is probably minimal or minute and the tooth may well re-contact the lower teeth in time anyway. The dentist who actually treated you is in the best position to answer your questions regarding the why's and consequences of his\her treatment.
Answered on Dec 10, 2013
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