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What could happen if I choose not to have dental bonding?

Dental bonding is mostly used to correct a cosmetic flaw, such as a chipped or discolored tooth, so not having the procedure simply means that the flaw remains. Dental bonding is usually a choice, not a necessity, but in some case a dentist suggests dental bonding to fill a small cavity or help realign a tooth. If this is the case, discuss the options with your dentist.

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When should I call the dentist after having dental bonding?
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How long is the recovery after dental bonding?
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What is the process of dental bonding?
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What are the alternatives to having dental bonding?
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