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What does an enameloplasty treat?

Enameloplasty, or recontouring, is highly effective for correcting minor imperfections, 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
  • over-long canines (the pointed eyeteeth)

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When should I call the dentist after having an enameloplasty?
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How long does an enameloplasty take?
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How is an enameloplasty performed?
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What information should I tell my dentist prior to having an enameloplasty?
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