The goal of tooth contouring is to change the size or shape of the teeth so that slightly damaged or out of proportion teeth are brought back into alignment with the rest.
It is a beneficial treatment and dentists often recommend it to resolve minor issues such as a chipped tooth, a tooth with an irregular shape or slightly overlapping teeth. It can also be used to reduce the length of the teeth. This is a relatively quick and painless procedure.
One of the most important benefits of tooth contouring is that it can also help you to maintain a better standard of oral hygiene. Recontouring can be used to smooth out bumps, trim teeth that overlap and alter irregular shaped teeth.
Recontouring is an effective method to correct minor imperfections, such as: fixing small chips in the tooth, adjusting slight irregular tooth shapes caused by uneven teeth and adjusting the length of the canines. It also helps in improving health of teeth
The procedure is usually done to improve appearance by creating more harmony or balance in the look of the smile.
Recontouring is the most conservative cosmetic treatment. It is a quick and painless procedure whose results can be seen immediately.