What is Tooth Re-contouring?

Find out if this simple cosmetic solution is all you need to get the perfectly shaped smile you deserve.

Did eating something a little too hard cause a small chip in a tooth? Has a slightly misaligned smile caused some teeth to look slightly tooth recontouringasymmetrical in length or size? Are your canines a bit too sharp and pointy? If you said yes, then our Mount Pleasant, SC, family dentist, Dr. Cynthia Garner, has just the easy fix you need to reshape these teeth and buff out minor aesthetic defects.

What is tooth recontouring?

This easy, painless and non-invasive cosmetic dental procedure is designed to remove very small amounts of enamel in order to improve the surface, size or shape of one or more teeth. This is one of the most conservative ways to alter minor imperfections in your teeth and to improve the overall look of your smile.

Who is this treatment right for?

If you have minor cosmetic imperfections that cause chips, pits in the surface or other shapely imperfections, then it’s time to talk to our Mount Pleasant dentist about whether recontouring could get your smile back on track.

Just remember that this simple procedure won’t be able to tackle more serious defects and should not be considered an alternative option for getting dental bonding or dental veneers; however, this treatment can be combined with other cosmetic options to achieve the perfect smile.

What should I expect from treatment?

First, we will need to examine your teeth and also run a series of X-rays to make sure that your teeth are healthy enough for cosmetic treatment. During the actual procedure, we will remove trace amounts of enamel from teeth. This will help us reshape and contour the tooth to get the perfect shape, size and surface smoothness. Once the tooth or teeth have been reshaped, we will give them a final polish.

Whether you have questions about tooth recontouring in Mount Pleasant, SC, or you are ready to find out what cosmetic dentistry could do to improve the look of your smile, don’t hesitate to call Garner Family Dentistry to learn more.

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