Correcting Malformed Teeth After Orthodontics

Often patients have their teeth properly aligned and fitted with orthodontic braces. For some the shapes and sizes of the teeth can be irregular and even though the orthodontist has done a wonderful job correcting the crooked, crowded teeth there remains an esthetic dilemma that braces cannot correct. Sometimes after braces sculpting the teeth with cosmetic restorations can create dramatic finishing touches.

The below patient had what is called peg laterals which are smaller shaped front teeth. Even though the teeth are properly aligned the smaller teeth create an esthetic problem. The post treatment photo shows how cosmetic finishing touches can create dramatic results





Minimally invasive adhesive techniques allow teeth to look their best while minimizing loss of tooth.