Physical characteristics like the size or shape of your teeth can greatly influence the overall appearance of your smile. Teeth that are longer or shorter, wider or narrower, rounded or squared can either compliment your face or create a distraction. Did you know that the shape of your teeth can also reflect your gender, your ethnicity, and even your physical stature?
Porcelain veneers can be a valid solution for virtually all of your concerns regarding the appearance of each of your teeth.
Your teeth are three-dimensional, and discussions regarding the shape of your teeth might also include the contours of the teeth on the front and the back surfaces. Perhaps your teeth seem to be too flat or too bulbous. These aspects can have a considerable impact on the nature of your smile as well.
Porcelain veneers can be a valid solution for virtually all of your concerns regarding the appearance of each of your teeth. Each veneer is sculpted and shaped to reflect more ideal contours and more symmetry within your smile.
Veneers can provide you with a wide range of options for changing and enhancing your look, but this solution may not always address the other factors that can impact your smile. For true harmony and balance, your cosmetic dentist may suggest recontouring or altering the shape of the gumline and also the neighboring teeth.
An uneven gumline can give make your teeth to appear as though they are shaped differently. With a gentle dental laser, a slight adjustment in the shape of the gums around each tooth can make a difference that is both dramatic and subtle. This procedure is known as aesthetic gum recontouring, and it can be performed on the teeth that are to receive the veneers as well as the neighboring natural teeth. The enamel of the natural teeth that are adjacent to your porcelain veneers can also be gently reshaped to really bring your smile together.
If you would like to change the shape of your teeth, simply contact your cosmetic dentist at 312-491-9494 today to schedule an informative consultation.