Before and after photos on how to reshape crooked teeth cosmetic dentistry performed in our NYC Smile Makeover office.
Incisal Adjustment (tooth sculpting) Bleaching and Bonding. Treatment time: 2 visits!
Bonding & Sculpting (reshaping).
The patient’s canine teeth were congenitally in the lateral incisor position bilaterally. The canines were shortened and bonding was added to the mesials to square them. The mesio-incisal of #8 was also bonded after sculpting and stripping interproximally.Total treatment time: 1 hour
(without the need for shots).
Bonding and Sculpting (reshaping).
Lower anterior teeth. Treatment time: 30 minutes without the need for novocaine.
Sculpting (incisal adjustment) of the lower front teeth. Treatment time: 15 minutes without pain.
Bonding and sculpting of the lower front teeth eliminates a crooked appearance. Treatment time: 30 minutes (no shots!).
Upper Jaw: bleaching and porcelain.
Lower Jaw: bleaching, sculpting, and bonding.
Cosmetic dentistry with Sculpting (reshaping) and Bonding the upper central incisors, and Bleaching (whitening). Note how the eccentric shapes of the centrals were reduced and bonding was added to the mesio-incisal angles. Collectively, this makes the teeth appear straight. Treatment time: One hour without pain – no need for shots.
Cosmetic bonding to make a rotated, upper lateral incisor appear straight. 1) Pre-operative front view. 2) Pre-operative occlusal view. Note how the tooth is rotated. 3) Post-operative front view. 4) Post-operative occlusal view. Note how bonding was added to the mesio-palato-incisal angle of the lateral. The other lateral will be treated next.
Cosmetic bonding of both upper lateral incisors to make them appear further forward. 1) Frontal view showing the upper lateral incisors appear behind the central incisors. 2) Occlusal view of the same. 3) Post-op frontal view following bonding of the lateral incisors. 4) Post-op occlusal view shows bonding material has been added to the labial surface of the laterals to make them appear further forward.