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Does Enamel Shaping Hurt?

Does Enamel Shaping Hurt?

Apr 16, 2019

When dentists suggest enamel shaping then one prominent question which arises is that how much would it hurt? We are human beings and the first thing we don’t like to entertain is any kind of a pain to ourselves or our loved ones. Our body is designed in such a manner that it does not accept the idea of handling pain easily. But before your mind wonders whether it would hurt or not first, you should understand that what is enamel used for?

Enamel is the hardest part of the teeth which protects your teeth from decay and other problems. This is semi-translucent and the color varies from light yellow to white. This works like a barrier for bacteria on the inner portion of the teeth. The main causes for the enamel being affected are acid and plaque. One of the biggest problems is that it cannot recover like other body parts. So you need to get regular check-ups of your teeth with your dentist.

What is enamel shaping?

Enamel shaping helps to solve problems like misshaped, oversized, chipped, cracked, uneven teeth and so on. This is one of the simple procedures where a small portion of teeth is made smooth. This helps in solving problems like smoothening of rough spots, sharp edges, removes chipped part, removes overlapping area and so on.

Is enamel shaping painful?

Now one of the most important questions is- does the enamel shaping hurt? The answer to this question is no, it doesn’t. The process is that a small amount of enamel is removed and given the required shape. During the process you would not even need anesthesia. You might feel some pressure during the process but nothing more.

What happens during enamel shaping?

The basic process is to remove some amount of enamel and polish that part thoroughly. This is a very simple process and it would not even take many visits. One visit would be sufficient and then you can continue smiling as never before.

If you still have some concerns, then fix an appointment with Bayside Family Dentistry. They can solve each and every doubt of yours properly, and with expertise. This procedure helps you in saving your money and gives you the perfect teeth for your photo-perfect smile.

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