Dental Contouring and Tooth Reshaping for Subtle Changes
By contactus@kramerkuhndental.com
March 02, 2015
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If you have a minor tooth defect such as a chip or crack or have been unable to smile because your eyeteeth make you look like Dracula, you could benefit from Dental Contouring and Tooth Reshaping.

The inexpensive way to improve your toothy grin, Dental Contouring and Tooth Reshaping from your dentist can help minor defects with subtle changes that produce amazing results. If your teeth slightly overlap or are irregularly shaped, you could benefit from Dental Contouring and Tooth Reshaping.

According to your dentist, Dental Contouring and Tooth Reshaping can be used in conjunction with Dental Bonding.

Dental Bonding is the application of a tooth colored resin or putty that is used to complete your Dental Contouring and Tooth Reshaping. Web MD explains that Dental Bonding is not as sturdy as porcelain veneers, but can be the conservative way to improve minor flaws.

Your dentist explains that tooth reshaping, or Dental Contouring is a cosmetic dental procedure that is used to remove small portions of the enamel on your tooth or teeth. The outer covering is shaved away to change the length, surface or shape of one or more of your teeth. Even the slightest change in just the right places can make a tremendous difference to your smile.

After you have had a thorough checkup complete with x-rays to check for tooth decay and gum disease and your mouth is healthy, your dentist will use special tools to highlight the areas for Dental Contouring and Tooth Reshaping. Once the desired shape and size has been decided upon, your dentist will reshape and contour your teeth with a special sanding instrument. Much like sandpaper, the strips can also be used in between your teeth for side contouring. After your dentist is satisfied with the results, your teeth will be polished and smoothed for a natural looking smile.

Although Dental Contouring and Tooth Reshaping is fairly inexpensive, doesn’t require insurance, can actually improve the health of your teeth, may be used instead of braces, and could be covered by insurance if it is the result of an accident or trauma, there are some things that your dentist would like you to know before going forward with the procedure.

Dental Contouring and Tooth Reshaping is subtle. If you expected different results, talk to your dentist about other cosmetic dental procedures such as Porcelain Veneers or Invisalign.

Be aware that you may experience some tooth sensitivity depending on how much of the enamel or outer covering was removed from your teeth during the Dental Contouring and Tooth Reshaping procedure.

Stop hiding your smile and schedule an appointment with Kramer Kuhn for Dental Contouring and Tooth Reshaping.

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