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Filing teeth

I would like to file down one of my front two teeth by maybe half an mm as one is slightly longer than the other
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Dr. Kamini Singh
2 yrs. of exp | Noida | Cosmetic/Aesthetic Dentist

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Get ur smile evaluation/design done by some aesthetic dentist.  Veneer may be of help to you to remove irregularities.
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Dr. Kshitiz Rohilla
11 yrs. of exp | Faridabad | Oral Pathologist

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Yes this can be done by a procedure called coronoplasty..... excessive reduction should be avoided because that may lead to tooth sensitivity or even compromised aesthetics..... regards....
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Swasti Jain
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0.5 mm incisal reduction can help u..but wont recomend you for more reduction..as it will lead to sensitivity and compromise esthetics
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Dr. Govindaraj.S.J
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Instead of filing as mentioned by you, cosmetic restoration will help restore your tooth to look more natural.
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Dr. Smida P.D
8 yrs. of exp | Ernakulam | Periodontist
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Hi..reduction of 0.5 mm by cosmetic contouring can be done ..by coronoplasty your enamel s getting reduced..its a non reversible procedure. .though it sounds simple please approach a well experienced dentist ...as slight error can make a lot of difference in tooth shape ..also getting a composite restoration in adjacent tooth is a solution ..but then you have to be careful while biting into hard substance with front teeth and in case of discolouration after few years u have to re visit your dentist..weigh your options carefully taking in account what will make your smile look better and boost your confidence along with your dentist s advice. .tc
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Dr. N Srinivas
15 yrs. of exp | Hyderabad | Dentist
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Yes that can be done by composite built up of left tooth than trimming the other tooth to improve your smile.
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Dr. Aarthi Shankar
10 yrs. of exp | Bangalore | Dentist
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As seen in your pic ...The left side front  tooth needs rectification ,this can be very well done with composite (tooth coloured ) filling .You will get excellent aesthetics. By the way your smile is already lovely ..with the filling you will look more beautiful ...All the best.
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Dr. Vidhu.S
12 yrs. of exp | Bangalore | Dentist
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Hello that can be done it is called cosmetic contouring and your smile would be uniform...for such minor corrections contouring would be the right choice...
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Dr. K. R. Srinivasan
20 yrs. of exp | Chennai | Dentist
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Yes, we can make them look similar, by camouflage treatment
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