I had dental bonding done on my front two teeth. It has only been one week and they are already picking up stains. I do drink coffee, but my dentist never told me that I couldn’t. If I am able to get these whitened, will I need to avoid coffee from now on? Stacey Dear… Continue reading Dental Bonding Staining After One Week
I have two peg laterals next to my front teeth. Because of them, I absolutely hate my smile. I asked my dentist about making them look normal but he said they’re healthy so I shouldn’t mess with them and to leave well enough alone. While I understand that, I really would like to find Read… Continue reading What Will Fix Peg Laterals?
I am from Guatemala and now live in the United States. I’m getting my teeth sorted out. Finally. There are two things I want to do: get rid of fluorosis stains and get my teeth straight. Here are my questions. If I used dental bonding for the fluorosis stains would the bonding be strong enoRead… Continue reading Bonding with Fluorosis Stains
I have tetracycline stains that I want to repair. I was planning on using dental bonding for the repair. Someone told me that I may want to cover the tetracycline stains with porcelain veneers instead of dental bonding. However, when I priced them, they seem to be more expensive than dental bondiRead More
I had to stop seeing my dentist for a while because of a period when he wasn’t accepting my dental insurance. At a regular checkup with a new dentist, he found a cavity and offered to fill it right then and there. He used a bonding material. It started hurting shortly thereafter and the paiRead… Continue reading Will I Need an Extraction after Bonding?
I had dental bonding done several weeks ago. Though there was a filling, most of it was cosmetic. My dentist thought it would be best to do it all at once. Ever since the procedure my teeth have been overly sensitive. It also hurts on one side every time I bite. I did call the… Continue reading Dental Bonding Hurts
I am going to get a smile makeover. I’m deciding between two dentists and two procedures and wondered if you can help me narrow things down. For my smile makeover, I’m either getting porcelain veneers or dental bonding. I’ve been looking on Yelp for the dentist and two of them nRead More
I had some dental bonding placed on most of my upper teeth because of sensitivity at the gumline. It wasn’t really a cosmetic procedure, but I assumed it would match my teeth. However, the color is obviously off. Plus, they look cloudy and rough. Will these have to be redone or can compositRead More
I had chipped a tooth due to a foolish fall. No one my age should be skateboarding down a hill. (Side note there). My dentist wanted to put a crown on the tooth, but I could not see justifying that when the tooth itself was healthy and the chip was not that big. I told… Continue reading Dental Bonding Color Doesn’t Match
My 13 year old just got her braces off and two of the teeth have splotches on them which make them two different colors. Is there a treatment for this and will dental insurance cover it? Mary Dear Mary, When teeth are splotchy after braces, it usually means those are decalcifRead More