Smile Contouring

Smile Contouring is a cosmetic dental procedure at SkinFX Canada in South Surrey which transforms worn, pointed or chipped teeth into a gorgeous, younger-looking and shapely smile that looks natural and matches the patient’s complexion.

Contouring a tooth involves careful adjustments to create better shapes and sizes to enhance your smile, normally involving the removal or addition of a few millimetres of material. It’s a very straightforward but highly effective way to even out your smile without using more invasive techniques.

Smile Contouring (also known as Tooth Contouring) is now one of the most popular treatments we provide due to the amazing results that can be achieved quickly and affordably.

Smile Contouring can be used to correct:

  • Chipped teeth
  • Discoloured fillings
  • Broken teeth
  • Crooked teeth
  • Discoloured teeth
  • Missing teeth
  • ‘Gummy’ smile lines
  • Worn Down teeth

Frequently Asked Questions about Smile/Tooth Contouring

Is Smile/Tooth Contouring right for you?

Smile Contouring is best for individuals with minor repairs. If you have slightly crooked teeth, small chips or slight overlaps then this procedure can correct this. If you are unsure about whether you qualify, contact us today to book an appointment so we can assess your teeth. At SkinFX Canada in South Surrey, we are happy to look at your teeth and do an assessment for free, complimentary.

What are the benefits of Smile Contouring?

Smile Contouring has many obvious benefits. Most people choose Smile Contouring for:

  • A Boost in “Smile Confidence”
    • Self-explanatory 🙂
  • Better Oral Health
    • The reshaping of the teeth can improve the overall health of your teeth by fixing alignment issues that cause the teeth to overlap, decreasing the possibility of tooth decay.
  • It’s Very Cost-Effective
    • Tooth Contouring is a form of cosmetic dentistry that will allow you to have a more beautiful smile without breaking the bank. It is much more affordable compared to braces or another alternative treatment such as Veneers or Caps.
  • Quick Procedure
    • Only one appointment is needed for this procedure. Many of our patients can fit the appointment during their lunch break.
How can I learn more about Smile Contouring?

We recommend you learn as much as you can about Smile/Tooth Contouring before doing the treatment. If you feel like you are lacking information, feel free to give us a call and we can give you more information over the phone or at or clinic. You can also view patient Tooth Repair experiences and before/after photos on a highly-recommended website, realself.com. We also have before and after photos from actual patients at our clinic here: Smile & Tooth Contouring at SkinFX Canada in South Surrey.

What are the downsides of Smile Contouring?

After the Tooth contouring procedure, your teeth may become sensitive to hot and cold substances for a short while. This is very minor and is not noticeable after a few days.

How long do the results last?

After your teeth have been reshaped, the results are not only permanent but irreversible.

How long does a Tooth Contouring procedure take?

The whole process takes less than an hour per tooth and the results are instantaneous. A short visit to the dentist could solve your dental issues. Many of our patients fit the appointment in during their lunch break.

What is the Smile Contouring / Tooth Contouring procedure like?

A fine diamond and/or polishing burs are used to remove very small amounts of enamel. (approximately 1-2 millimetres). Once the teeth are reshaped properly, the doctor will polish your teeth for a smooth and shiny finish. The procedure is mostly pain-free and does not require anesthesia, medication, or preparation.

Will Smile Contouring / Tooth Contouring help my “Gummy Smile”?

Absolutely! Many people choose Smile Contouring to help their “Gummy Smile” situation. By raising the gum-line up a few millimetres higher, the “gum” looks smaller and gives more attention to the teeth. Usually, a number of small adjustments are made by the Dentist and the results look something like this:Gummy smile before and after pic

How much does Smile Contouring (Tooth Contouring) cost?

Smile Contouring can cost $50-$300 per tooth. The overall cost is highly dependant on how many individual teeth are contoured, and the extent of Tooth Contouring work that is required.

I’m interested. I want to receive Smile Contouring at SkinFX Canada.

We would be more than happy to help you! Please contact us via our website or call us and we will be able to schedule your free consultation. All consultations are free at SkinFX Canada and are no-pressure, no-commitment. 

The total cost for Smile Contouring is completely dependant on your specific situation. The total cost will vary based on the extent of the contouring work to be done, the number of teeth, and other factors based on your individual condition.

Our prices are based upon our technicians’ high levels of experience, the care you receive, our value-added benefits, and the consumable costs for our treatments. While other offices may offer different pricing structures, we are confident that you will not receive the same level of care from any other facility.

We welcome you to contact us for a free consultation and we hope to see you soon.

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