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3. Picture of Enamel Reshaping

Picture of Enamel Shaping
Photos courtesy of Drs. Jason and Colleen Olitsky /
Enamel reshaping or recontouring is a process in which a dentist shaves away portions of enamel to change the shape or length of teeth. The procedure can also alter the biting surface of teeth. Enamel reshaping is performed to improve the appearance of teeth, balance the smile, or improve the bite and the way teeth fit together.
Image Source: Drs. Jason and Colleen Olitsky /

Text Reference: American College of Prosthodontists: "Enamel Reshaping"

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