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1. Picture of Dental Bonding

Picture of Dental Bonding
Photos courtesy of Dr. Tom Farley /


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Dental bonding is a procedure in which a tooth-colored resin is applied and hardened with a special light, ultimately "bonding" the material to the tooth to improve a person's smile. Among the easiest and least expensive of cosmetic dental procedures, bonding can repair chipped or cracked teeth, close gaps, change the shape of teeth, or be used as a cosmetic alternative to silver amalgam fillings.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD on August 03, 2010

Image Source: Dr. Tom Farley /

Text: "Your Teeth and Dental Bonding", WebMD Medical Reference

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