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Troy, MI 48085
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By Rochester Dental
April 19, 2018
Category: Dental Procedures

When your goal is to enhance your smile, in many cases your dentist will recommend veneers or a similar cosmetic treatment. You may contouring and reshapingalso be a good candidate for a cosmetic treatment called contouring and reshaping. The dental team at Rochester Dental Smiles in Troy, MI Dr. William Carmody and Dr. Debra Halsey can help you with this convenient and quick cosmetic procedure.

Contouring and Reshaping
If your teeth are generally in good condition, there’s a possibility that contouring and reshaping will be the right choice for your smile. This is a procedure where your dentist gently removes dental enamel from the edges and surfaces of the tooth to give your smile a more natural and smooth shape. In some cases, a bonding material (composite resin) may be added to the teeth to enhance their look.

How This Treatment Benefits Your Smile
Your Troy dentist can significantly change the way your smile looks with this relatively simple cosmetic treatment. These are some of the reasons why a patient might want to consider contouring and reshaping:

- The teeth are square or “boxy” in shape.
- The bottom edges of the teeth are jagged and rough.
- The front surfaces of the teeth are ridged and unattractive.
- There are tiny cracks in the teeth that have become discolored with stains.

It Doesn’t Take Long
One of the benefits of cosmetic contouring and reshaping is that it doesn’t quite require much of your time. You could probably complete this appointment during a single visit.

Have Your Teeth Reshaped by a Dentist
Do you have a problem with bruxism, enamel erosion, or general tooth wear and tear? If so, contouring and reshaping might help you restore your smile. Call (248) 528-0700 today to schedule an appointment with Dr. William Carmody or Dr. Debra Halsey at their office in Troy, MI.

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