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What are the benefits of having an enameloplasty?

The benefits of enameloplasty include the correction of minor defects such as:
  • small chips in a tooth
  • bulges or pits in a tooth’s enamel
  • slightly irregular tooth shapes caused by too many or uneven teeth
  • overly-long canines (pointed eyeteeth)

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