Facts About The Dental Treatment That You Didn’t Know Existed

contNot everyone is born with straight, perfect teeth, and not everyone can afford a smile makeover. If you have teeth that aren’t perfect but are in the need of…well…something, maybe you should look into dental contouring. It is a fast, easy, minimally invasive, and affordable dental treatment that takes little effort but amounts to big results. Below are some facts about dental contouring, the dental treatment you didn’t know existed.

Contouring Facts

Fact #1: Dental contouring involves removing a small portion of tooth structure to re-contour your teeth.

Fact #2: It can be used to change the length, shape, or surface of the tooth.

Fact #3: Because, very often, only millimeters of reduction are needed, it is a minimally invasive procedure.

Fact #4: It does not harm your teeth or tooth enamel.

Fact #5: With dental contouring tiny changes can make a big difference.

Fact #6: It can be used to correct a variety of imperfections including “vampire” cuspids, chips, long teeth, overlapping teeth, irregularly shaped teeth.

Fact #7: It is performed with a drill or sanding instrument.

Fact #8. Your dentist will highlight the areas that need removing before carefully removing or reducing the areas.

Fact #9: There is no pain or discomfort.

Fact #10: It is an affordable way to improve your smile.

Fact #11: One tooth can cost $50 to $300 depending upon the extent of the procedure.


With over 25 years of professional experience, Dr. Steven M. Huffstutler and his caring team proudly provide exceptional preventive, cosmetic, and restorative dental treatment to patients and their families across Dallas/Ft. Worth, including North Richland Hills, Denton, the Mid-cities, Southlake, and all surrounding communities. We also have extensive experience helping patients find relief from painful TMJ disorders (various forms of jaw dysfunction). To schedule an appointment with Dr. Huffstutler, contact our office today by calling 817-918-3038.