A little fine-tuning that can make a big impact on a smile.
"Many smiles can benefit from minor reshaping of the teeth to create more uniform length or better alignment," explains Dr. Anundsen.
The process of tooth contouring involves taking X-rays to ensure the nerve of the tooth is healthy before the shaping process begins. Then, Dr. Anundsen carefully and gently shaves and polishes away small areas of teeth to smooth rough edges, soften pointed canines or round out teeth that are too square.
How well does contouring work?
This is an economical smile-enhancing procedure that can often be completed in less than an hour and no anesthetic is needed