Dr. Timothy J. Dunn and Dr. April J. Castro, Bethesda MD Dentist  
Enamel Shaping
Enamel Shaping (Contouring) is the process of shaping natural teeth to improve their appearance. Shaping can be used to correct minor cases of crowded or overlapping teeth, smooth rough edges, or make small adjustments to the shape of a tooth.


before photo
Before: This patient has a small notch in three of her four front teeth.

after photo
After: Minor contouring (shaping) of the enamel makes her teeth smooth and natural looking!