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What does bonding on teeth feel like?

What does bonding on teeth feel like?

It can be natural.: A well-done result will feel different since the shape of the teeth may have changed. However, the result can feel very natural, not too sharp and not too rough. It can feel very comfortable. A well-done case will also allow the gums to remain healthy without being reddened nor inflamed and bleeding. ...Read more

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Bonding (Definition)

In the dental realm it refers to the chemical or micro interlocking of two materials. For example, a white filling material is bonded or ...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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What is the process for bonding teeth?

What is the process for bonding teeth?

Similar to fillings.: The tooth is roughened a bit. The surface is then cleaned well and etched. An adhesive is then placed. Then after light curing the bonding material is applied and light cured. Following final filling and placement the restoration is shaped, the bite is adjusted as needed, then it is polished. ...Read more

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Does veneering or bonding in fluorosis affect teeths strength?

Does veneering or bonding  in fluorosis affect teeths strength?

Possibly: Studies have shown that teeth with fluorosis may have statistically significant reduced bond strengths. This may or may not be clinically significant depending upon the degree of fluorosis, the size of the area being bonded, whether a composite filling, an orthodontic bracket, or porcelain laminate is being bonded, and the design and attention to detail exercised by the dentist. ...Read more

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If i wanted to raise the levels of my bottom teeth, how little can they raise it with bonding.

If i wanted to raise the levels of my bottom teeth, how little can they raise it with bonding.

Needs to be seen: It depends on which teeth, how many teeth, where and how much. It's also important to know why you want them "raised"? Is it due to wear, poor occlusion (bite), fracture, malformed teeth, etc? We really can't give you a good answer to your question without actually examining you. Consult with your own dentist who can give you a complete and thorough answer. ...Read more

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If 4 teeth got light polishing and one of them in the front got a bonding to fix chips can that lead to bite collapse. Clenching throughout, not much

If 4 teeth got light polishing and one of them in the front got a bonding to fix chips can that lead to bite collapse. Clenching throughout,  not much

No: The tern bite collapse has a specific meaning and given this information it would not lead to bite collapse. Clenching however can be a result of a disturbed bite. Polishing would not disturb your bite any more than waxing your car would change the way the doors close. A filling can change your bite especially if its high or hitting hard. Ask your dentist to check the bite on the new fillings. ...Read more

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How long does it take dental bonding to feel normal? I had dental bonding done on my front teeth, and it just like my teeth are too big or bulky now. Is this common, and if so, how long until it feels normal? .

How long does it take dental bonding to feel normal? I had dental bonding done on my front teeth, and it just like my teeth are too big or bulky now. Is this common, and if so, how long until it feels normal?


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Sorry, Never: If the dental bonding feels bulky, then it will always feel bulky and you never will be happy. This is one of the major reasons dental bonding is considered inferior to porcelain veneers. Call your dentist, you will be thrilled with the result, which will be a beautiful and radiant smile. ...Read more

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