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How common is an enameloplasty?

Enameloplasty, or tooth recontouring, is a fairly common cosmetic procedure. Sometimes it is done to correct small imperfections in the tooth shape or surface. Often it is done to prepare a tooth for dental veneers and bonding.

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What are the benefits of having an enameloplasty?
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The benefits of enameloplasty include the correction of minor defects such as: small chips in a ...
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What is an enameloplasty?
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Enameloplasty is a procedure in which small amounts of tooth enamel are removed to change a toot...
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What are the alternatives to having an enameloplasty?
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Dental veneers and bonding are alternatives to enameloplasty. Sometimes enameloplasty is done prior ...
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How do I prepare for an enameloplasty?
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You shouldn't have to prepare your teeth for an enameloplasty. Your dentist will prepare your to...
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