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Teeth Reshaping | Hawaii Family Dental

Do you have a small chip on your tooth or an irregular tooth shape? Teeth recontouring or reshaping may help.

Also known as odontoplasty, tooth reshaping is a quick and painless procedure that improves the tooth's appearance. The procedure involves the removal of small amounts of the tooth enamel to alter a tooth's length, shape, or surface.

During your initial exam, your dentist will check the size and location of the tooth's pulp. A determination will be made if you're a good candidate - that you have a sufficient enamel layer and the distance from your tooth's pulp to the surface.

Using a special sanding disc or diamond bur, small bits of the tooth's enamel are removed. Sandpaper may be used to reach the imperfections between teeth and to shape and smooth the sides. Lastly, your dentist will polish the tooth. An anesthetic is not usually needed in tooth reshaping since it does not affect the tooth's pulp.

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#270
Mililani, HI 96789

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UNIT 112
Ewa Beach, HI 96706

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#102
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

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#210
Kahului, HI 96732

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#7-300
Honolulu, HI 96813

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#188
Kahului, HI 96732

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