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What is an enameloplasty?

Enameloplasty is a procedure in which small amounts of tooth enamel are removed to change a tooth’s length, shape, or surface. It is also called tooth recontouring, reshaping, odontoplasty, enameloplasty, stripping, or slenderizing.

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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 information should I tell my dentist prior to having an enameloplasty?
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Since enameloplasty, or recontouring, is a simple cosmetic procedure that does not usually requi...
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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...
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When should I call the dentist after having an enameloplasty?
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You should call your dentist after having an enameloplasty if your teeth become sensitive enough...
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