Contouring - Reshape your smile and restore its
If you have jagged edged teeth, consider contouring-a
simple and painless cosmetic dental technique that reshapes
your teeth. Because the nerve-or pulp-resides in the
middle of your tooth, you won't feel the probing of your
cosmetic dentist's tools.
Who can get contouring? If you have healthy but uneven
teeth, talk to your cosmetic dentist about your contouring
All that happens in your contouring visit is your cosmetic
dentist taking away a bit of your teeth, sanding down the
In some cases, your cosmetic dentist will feel it's best
to combine contouring with a couple veneers to even out your
smile even further.
Pros and Cons of Contouring
- Minor work
- Preserves your own tooth structure