Your smile is one of the very first things that people notice about you. One of the biggest components in the quality of your smile is the condition of your teeth. It is understandable that any flaws in your teeth can make you self-conscious. Fortunately, flaws can be fixed. One flaw that can affect the appearance of your smile is uneven teeth. If uneven teeth are causing you to hide your smile from the world, Timothy H. Kindt, DDS, can help with cosmetic contouring.
What Is Cosmetic Contouring?
Cosmetic contouring, also called tooth reshaping or cosmetic reshaping, is a noninvasive cosmetic procedure designed to improve the look and feel of uneven teeth. The procedure is fast, and the results are instant. It is used to make minor alterations to the structure of your teeth and is completely safe and painless. It can be used to fix issues such as:
How Is Cosmetic Contouring Done?
Before undergoing cosmetic contouring, we first perform an evaluation of your mouth, which will also include dental X-rays. The exam is done to make sure that your mouth is healthy and that cosmetic contouring is the right option for you. It is designed to correct only minor flaws. Correcting large flaws with cosmetic contouring can compromise the affected teeth, leaving them susceptible to damage.
Cosmetic contouring is done using a special tool that quickly and effectively grinds away minor imperfections. The teeth are buffed and polished to a more beautiful, natural finish. Even the smallest adjustments can greatly improve the appearance of your smile.
The Advantages of Cosmetic Contouring
There are numerous benefits to cosmetic contouring.
Are There Any Disadvantages?
While cosmetic contouring can greatly improve the appearance of teeth afflicted by minor flaws, it does have a few disadvantages.
Cosmetic contouring can be an ideal solution for making minor adjustments to the teeth, improving both their look and their feel. To find out if cosmetic contouring is the right solution for you, call Timothy H. Kindt, DDS, today to schedule your consultation at (480) 939-5818.