Enamel Shaping: A Quick And Painless Process
What Is Enamel Shaping?Enamel shaping is a process by which Dr. Sheppard uses a sanding disc to carefully remove small amounts of tooth enamel, then polishes the area. This process only requires a single visit and is sometimes necessary alongside dental bonding procedures. Enamel shaping can be done to hide imperfections or to change a tooth’s appearance or shape.
When Is Enamel Shaping Done?There are a few different circumstances that make enamel shaping a great option, such as:
- Removing overlapping areas
- Smoothing out rough spots
- Eliminating minor chipping
- Contouring pointy edges
- Correcting minor discrepancies in size