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When do you get dental bonding?

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Dental bonding is done:

  • To repair decayed teeth (composite resins are used to fill cavities)
  • To repair chipped or cracked teeth
  • To improve the appearance of discolored teeth
  • To close spaces between teeth
  • To make teeth look longer
  • To change the shape of teeth
  • As a cosmetic alternative to amalgam fillings
  • To protect a portion of the tooth's root that's been exposed when gums recede

From: Your Teeth and Dental Bonding WebMD Medical Reference

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American Dental Association. 

Reviewed by Michael Friedman on October 10, 2019

SOURCE:

American Dental Association. 

Reviewed by Michael Friedman on October 10, 2019

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