Cosmetic Teeth Contouring

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Teeth Contouring

Teeth contouring, also known as enameloplasty or tooth reshaping, is a cosmetic dental procedure that involves reshaping or removing small amounts of tooth enamel to improve the appearance of the teeth. It is a relatively simple and non-invasive procedure that can help correct minor imperfections and enhance the overall aesthetics of the smile.

During the teeth contouring process, a dentist or a dental specialist will use dental instruments to gently sculpt and reshape the enamel. This may involve removing small amounts of enamel to adjust the length, shape, or surface texture of the teeth. The dentist will carefully evaluate the teeth and discuss the desired outcome with the patient before proceeding with the treatment.

Teeth contouring is typically used to address the following cosmetic issues:

  1. Uneven tooth length: Teeth that are slightly longer or shorter than the surrounding teeth can be contoured to create a more uniform appearance.
  2. Minor chips or fractures: Small chips or fractures on the enamel can be smoothed out or reshaped to improve the tooth’s contour.
  3. Overlapping or misshapen teeth: Teeth with minor overlaps or irregular shapes can be gently contoured to create a more harmonious smile.
  4. Pointed or excessively sharp teeth: Teeth with pointed or jagged edges can be reshaped to create a softer and more rounded appearance.
  5. Pits or grooves on the tooth surface: Small surface irregularities can be smoothed out to create a more even and polished look.

It’s important to note that teeth contouring is generally suitable for individuals with healthy teeth and minimal dental issues. If you have more significant problems such as extensive tooth decay, bite misalignment, or major cosmetic concerns, your dentist may recommend other treatments like dental bonding, veneers, or orthodontic procedures to achieve the desired results.

Teeth contouring is a quick procedure that usually requires only one visit to the dentist. It is typically painless and may not require anesthesia, as only a small amount of enamel is removed. After the contouring is complete, the dentist may polish the teeth to ensure a smooth and natural-looking finish.

It’s essential to maintain good oral hygiene practices, including regular brushing, flossing, and dental check-ups, to keep your newly contoured teeth healthy and prevent future dental issues. If you’re considering teeth contouring or any other cosmetic dental procedure, it’s best to consult with a qualified dentist or dental specialist who can assess your specific needs and provide appropriate recommendations.

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1330 Freshii West Hartford
What a great practice! Dr. Kumar saw me quickly when I called with a broken tooth and was patient answering all my questions - helped me decide the best course of action. Cheri at the front desk couldn’t be nicer!
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1330 Freshii West Hartford
Jennifer Nichols
This was such a great experience!!! I was not a patient at this office prior to my needing to be seen for an emergency today. The staff got me right in, and took terrific care of me. Dr Kumar is ...
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Jennifer Nichols
This was such a great experience!!! I was not a patient at this office prior to my needing to be seen for an emergency today. The staff got me right in, and took terrific care of me. Dr Kumar is gentle, patient, kind and detail oriented. Sarah his assistant, was friendly, knowledgeable and comforting throughout my procedure. They are a great team and really in sync with one another. I would highly recommend this practice.
Jennifer Nichols
Jennifer Nichols
Elissa Stevens
Highly recommend! Dr. Kumar is very professional, sincere and provides quality dental care. Him and his staff are so welcoming, caring and an incredible team. My family and I are very pleased!
Elissa Stevens
Highly recommend! Dr. Kumar is very professional, sincere and provides quality dental care. Him and his staff are so welcoming, caring and an incredible team. My family and I are very pleased!
Elissa Stevens
Elissa Stevens
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I would recommend them to anyone I know. I did research before coming to Avon Family and Cosmetic Dentistry. They are professional and truly care about enhancing your smile and making you feel comfortable. The team is super knowledgeable and ...
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Sarah Callahan
I would recommend them to anyone I know. I did research before coming to Avon Family and Cosmetic Dentistry. They are professional and truly care about enhancing your smile and making you feel comfortable. The team is super knowledgeable and work very well together. Highly recommend!
Sarah Callahan
Sarah Callahan
Diane Lopes
Dr. Kumar, Sarah and Sherry are Fantastic! We found Dr. Kumar via a community group for special needs parents. Those (like myself) looking for a kind, gentle, patient dentist were all told of Dr. Kumar. And they were all right! ...
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Diane Lopes
Dr. Kumar, Sarah and Sherry are Fantastic! We found Dr. Kumar via a community group for special needs parents. Those (like myself) looking for a kind, gentle, patient dentist were all told of Dr. Kumar. And they were all right! He is patient, kind, soft spoken, and terrific with young people with sensory processing disorder and Autism. SO glad we found him. And not only am I taking my child to him (who is 20 yrs old), but I transferred to him as well. HIGHLY recommend. Thank you. Diane
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