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One Front Tooth is Longer Than the Other?

If a front tooth is 1/8" longer than the other, and they are both already longer than the eye teeth, what is the best procedure to shorten? I have an overbite and braces as a child, teech are straight, but one has grown longer than the other.

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One tooth longer than another?

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A procedure called enamelplasty in painless fast and relatively inexpensive, a dentist will smooth the edges of these teeth until they are even. Good Luck



Kevin Coughlin DMD, MBA, MAGD       CEO Baystate Dental PC

Springfield Cosmetic Dentist

Simple to treat

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Without photographs it is very difficult to tell but often times the best treatment is the simplest and least invasive. You can have your dentist perform enameloplasty (if you are a candidate) to shorten the tooth that is longer. The procedure is simple inexpensive and minimally invasive

Aria Irvani, DDS
Irvine Cosmetic Dentist
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