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3. Picture of Enamel Reshaping

Picture of Enamel Shaping
Photos courtesy of Drs. Jason and Colleen Olitsky /


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Recontouring or reshaping is a procedure in which small amounts of tooth enamel are removed or shaped to change a tooth's length, shape, or surface. The procedure is usually done to improve appearance by creating more harmony or balance in the look of the smile.

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

Image Source: Drs. Jason and Colleen Olitsky /

Text: "Dental Health and Recontouring Teeth", WebMD Medical Reference

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