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How should teeth be shaped?
Last Updated: 3rd April, 2020
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In respect to this, can teeth be shaped?
Tooth reshaping, also called dental contouring,isa cosmetic dentistry technique that removes small amountsoftooth enamel (the outer covering of the tooth)inorder to change the shape, length, or surface of one ormoreteeth.
should your teeth be touching? The teeth should not touch ever–except when swallowing. The top of the tongue rests againsttheroof of the mouth not the teeth. This is the properjawposition. It is the new position your mouth shouldbeheld in to create comfort and health.
Keeping this in view, should your front teeth be longer?
Most central incisors (your twofrontteeth) are between about 10.5 and 12.5 mm longand areroughly 20 percent longer than wide. If you're nothappywith yours, veneers are one way to alter the shape ofyourteeth.
Can veneers change the shape of your teeth?
They are custom made for the individual and bonded totheteeth to change their appearance. Veneerscanbe used to change the size, shape, color, orlength ofthe teeth. Veneers are not as drastic achangeas crowns, but the process is permanent andcan't beundone.