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What complications are associated with having dental bonding?

There are few complications associated with dental bonding. The most common problem is bonding that chips, comes loose, or falls out over time. Avoid habits such as biting your fingernails or chewing on pens that may chip the resin.

Any dental procedure temporarily increases your risk of infection because it introduces additional bacteria into your mouth. Follow your dentist's instructions, and make sure to brush well to keep your mouth clean, especially in the first few days after the procedure.

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