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What Can Make Your Dental Bonding Dull
Posted on 5/20/2018 by Office
If you've had a tooth get chipped or even had a part of one break off, you're likely to be very self-conscious about your smile. Fortunately, we can repair that broken tooth using dental bonding. This is a type of resin that is applied to the tooth and then hardened by shining a special type of light on it. The resin bonds to the tooth, making it appear like it was never broken. Dental bonding is very strong and will last for years. Dental Bonding Can Get Dull Over TimeUnfortunately, over time, dental bonding can start to dull. It may start to look different from the rest of your teeth since it's a new addition to your mouth. Teeth naturally lose their bright whiteness over time. While good brushing habits will certainly slow that down, it's still likely to happen because of what you eat. We do everything we can to match the bonding color to your teeth, but you may notice that it starts to look a different color over time. Can you do anything about that? The good news is that yes, you can! Teeth and dental bonding both dull and become discolored because of the same reason. Here are a few of the things you can cut back on to stop bonding from becoming dull: If you'd like to discuss dental bonding or having your teeth professionally cleaned, give us a call today!...
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All Posts:

What Can Make Your Dental Bonding Dull
5/20/2018
Ways of Decreasing Your Risk of Oral Cancer
5/10/2018
Snacking Can Increase the Chances of Tooth Decay by Eating Away at Your Enamel
4/20/2018
Signs You May Be Getting Too Much Fluoride
4/10/2018
Why Your Teeth and Gums Need You to Get Plenty of Vitamin D
3/25/2018
Why You Want to Drink More Water When You Struggle with Dry Mouth
3/15/2018
Top 3 Myths About Dental Crowns
2/25/2018
Things to Eat to Avoid Dental Stains
2/15/2018
When Tooth Shaping is the Best Option for Your Teeth
1/25/2018
What Snacks Do the Most Harm to Your Teeth?
1/15/2018
Do You Need Enough Cheese? Your Teeth Really Like it When You Eat it
12/25/2017
Dental Implants Keep You Looking Younger, Here Is How
12/15/2017
What Can Happen if You Avoid Dental Care During Pregnancy?
11/27/2017
What Biting Your Fingernails Does to Your Teeth?
11/17/2017
Reasons Biting Down May Hurt to Do
10/27/2017
Protecting Your Teeth When You Are Sick and Vomiting
10/17/2017
Teaching the Elderly About How to Care for New Dentures
9/30/2017
The Benefits of Flossing Well if You Want to Lose Weight
9/20/2017

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