What could happen if I choose not to have an enameloplasty?

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If you choose not to have an enameloplasty, you may retain small chips in a tooth, bulges or pits in a tooth’s enamel, or slightly irregular tooth shapes caused by too many or uneven teeth. This may create areas that promote bacterial growth, and this could make you more vulnerable to tooth decay over time.

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