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What is recontouring of the teeth?

Recontouring, or reshaping, is a quick way to make big changes to the look of your teeth. Also called odontoplasty, enameloplasty, stripping, or slenderizing, recontouring is a procedure that removes small amounts of tooth enamel to change your tooth’s shape, length, or surface. Recontouring helps your teeth appear more balanced and uniform for a better smile. You should notice results immediately.

Recontour means to change the shape or look of something. In dentistry this can mean changing the contour of a crown or set of dentures. It can improve your smile and it can also make your teeth more comfortable in your mouth.

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