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Should I replace dental bonding with veneers?

Should I replace dental bonding with veneers?

Maybe: If you don't like the bonding or it has been chipping easily you may go with veneers. They are pocelain and tend to be more esthetic. If you like what you have and it is not decaying under the bonding it is your call, you may even elect to just have the bonding done again. ...Read more

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Veneer (Definition)

Dental veneers (sometimes called porcelain veneers or dental porcelain laminates) are thin, custom-made shells of tooth-colored materials designed to cover the front surface of teeth. These shells are bonded to the front of the teeth changing their color, shape, size or length and resulting in an improved appearance. They can be made from porcelain or ...Read more


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Difference between dental bonding, composite veneer and ceramic veneer?

Difference between dental bonding, composite veneer and ceramic veneer?

Aesthetics/Strength: Both types can give you a smile that is greatly improved. Only your dentist can tell you if you are a good candidate for veneers or bonding. ...Read more

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Is dental bonding right for what i'm looking for? I have some gaps between most of my four front teeth i'm looking to get taken care of. I really dislike the way veneers tend to look. Even though they do usually look real i don't particularly want my teet

Is dental bonding right for what i'm looking for? I have some gaps between most of my four front teeth i'm looking to get taken care of. I really dislike the way veneers tend to look. Even though they do usually look real i don't particularly want my teet

Consider Ortho : Depending on the size of your spaces, orthodontic treatment may be the most conservative and long lasting way to close the spaces and give you a great looking smile. Sometimes with just veneers or bonding, the size proportions can be off and tooth structure needs to be removed removed. Ortho eliminates or decreases tooth enamel removal. A detailed wax up is needed so see the results prior. ...Read more

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What are some instances when dental braces are the only option, as opposed to bonding or veneers?

What are some instances when dental braces are the only option, as opposed to bonding or veneers?

Many: Moderate to severe crowding or spacing, excessive vertical overbite or horizontal overjet, skeletal imbalance, and many other situations. See a fully qualified Orthodontist for initial examination (usually free) to discuss what Orthodontics can do for you. Often Orthodontist and Restorative Dentist work hand in hand to provide you with best possible care. Seek quality, not shortcuts. ...Read more

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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?

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?

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. ...Read more

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Is tooth bonding more expensive than getting veneers?

Is tooth bonding more expensive than getting veneers?

Initially less but..: Composite bonding is almost always less expensive in the short term. However, over the long run, if it has to be done several times, it may turn out to be more expensive. Porcelain veneers are stronger, more durable, stain less, and have a more natural appearance. Discuss your options with your own dentist before deciding what is best for you. Think long term. ...Read more

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Small chip on anterior tooth, bonding keeps failing and veneer not an option due to occlusion. Can I ask for a crown?

Small chip on anterior tooth, bonding keeps failing and veneer not an option due to occlusion. Can I ask for a crown?

You can ask..: ... but understand that a crown may be overkill for a small chip. Lower anteriors are small teeth and by the time the tooth is prepped there may be little tooth left. Occlusion may also be a factor for this restoration. ...Read more

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Is it ok to bit into apples, corn on the cobb or hard grinders with veneers or bonding? Or should you cut them up and chew them with your back teeth?

Is it ok to bit into apples, corn on the cobb or hard grinders with veneers or bonding? Or should you cut them up and chew them with your back teeth?

You're much: Better off cutting up foods rather than biting into them. If something should chip or break, it's an expensive repair which could have been prevented. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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When do I know that I should have my dental bonding replaced? I've had some bonding on my front teeth for about five years now. I know you can expect them to last for around seven years, and i think mine still look fine, but i'd like to know if there's an

When do I know that I should have my dental bonding replaced? I've had some bonding on my front teeth for about five years now. I know you can expect them to last for around seven years, and i think mine still look fine, but i'd like to know if there's an

The : The life expectancy of a bonding can vary depending on the application, the material and your personal home care. Although you are using seven years as a guideline, many bondings can last well beyond that time. If you feel as though they are still cosmetically pleasing and your dentist tells you that they are functionally intact, then they are fine and don't need replacement. ...Read more

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Brand new dental bonding chipped. How can I get this replaced?

Brand new dental bonding chipped. How can I get this replaced?

See your dentist: Tooth bonding is most useful for repairing chipped teeth. The resin used in dental bonding is not as strong as a tooth. If you bite your nails, ice cubes or the pens you risk chipping the material. Regardless, if you have a chipped, broken or failed new treatment, please come back to see your dentist for a replacement. ...Read more

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Brand new dental bonding chipped. Where can I get it replaced?

Brand new dental bonding chipped. Where can I get it replaced?

See your dentist: for evaluation and easy repair. Also ask about porcelain veneers. Dental veneers can transform your smile and they are very durable. ...Read more

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How much roughly does dental bonding cost for a chipped frontal tooth?

How much roughly does dental bonding cost for a chipped frontal tooth?

$320 -$640 per tooth: Costs of dental bonding vary depending on your specific dental conditions, dentist's experience and geographic location The average cost of dental bonding ranges from $300 to $600 per tooth. However, many dental insurance plans cover most of the cost. Ask your dentist for more details. ...Read more

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What is the average cost of dental bonding per tooth? I'd like bonding done on six teeth to correct some imperfections, and would like to know what a good average price would likely be before i go for consultations. .

What is the average cost of dental bonding per tooth? I'd like bonding done on six teeth to correct some imperfections, and would like to know what a good average price would likely be before i go for consultations.


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$300 to $600/tooth: Costs of dental bonding vary depending on your specific dental conditions, dentist's experience and geographic location The average cost of dental bonding ranges from $300 to $600 per tooth. However, many dental insurance plans cover most of the cost. Ask your dentist for more details. ...Read more

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Is dental bonding effective?

Is dental bonding effective?

Yes it is: Dental bonding to rebuild or repair teeth is very effective. Consult your dentist for your individual situation. ...Read more

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Could dental bonding be removed?

Yes: Dental bonding commonly refers to the adhering of composite materials to the tooth structure. These composite materials can be removed safely with a resultant smooth surface. Depending on the situation other material may be recommended for replacing the removed composite. ...Read more

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Could dental in military bases do tooth bonding etc?

Could dental in military bases do tooth bonding etc?

Bonding: The military dentists are excellent dentists and bonding should be no problem for them ...Read more

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Panicing from dental bonding results, can it be removed ?

Panicing from dental bonding results, can it be removed ?

Yes and: Then you will be back where you started from. If there is something that you are not pleased with? For example, shape, color, bite, esthetics, etc. Discuss it with your dentist before it is removed. Find out what can and can't be done to improve the results more in line with want you want or expect. Also discuss other treatment options. As a final resort, seek a 2nd opinion before its removal. ...Read more

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Does dental bonding contain toxic chemicals? How about metal filings

Depends: Depends on what you consider toxic and at what dose you receive the chemical. Bonded fillings contain bpa currently in a gray area on many fronts, metallic filings contain about 50% mercury. As a dentist I have 2 places to put these fillings your mouth or an epa registered hazardous waste dump. Which do you prefer? ...Read more

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Bonding (Definition)

Bonding is the adhering of a dental material to tooth structure. Most of the time these dental materials are composite or porcelain. More commonly the public may understand bonding to be the adhering of composite material to the front teeth in order ...Read more