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Is it necessary for composite resin to cover the whole front tooth surface when it is used to fill in gaps where the front teeth meet the gumline?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Interproximal gaps

While it is not necessary to cover the entire surface of front teeth when closing the gingival interproximal spaces, it is often done for three very important reasons.
First, in order to gain more bonding strength. Second, to harmonize better tooth contours & third to have the bonding blend in with the rest of the tooth so as to make it practically 'invisible'. More critical with larger spaces.

In brief: Interproximal gaps

While it is not necessary to cover the entire surface of front teeth when closing the gingival interproximal spaces, it is often done for three very important reasons.
First, in order to gain more bonding strength. Second, to harmonize better tooth contours & third to have the bonding blend in with the rest of the tooth so as to make it practically 'invisible'. More critical with larger spaces.
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dr. Gary Sandler
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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
This ensures that the bonding will,look as natural as possible.
Dr. Alvaro Lazo
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Composite

Not necessarily but doimg so would help to have a camouflage effect.

In brief: Composite

Not necessarily but doimg so would help to have a camouflage effect.
Dr. Alvaro Lazo
Dr. Alvaro Lazo
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