Tooth reshaping

Have you ever felt like you wanted your tooth shortened, rounded, smoothed or straightened?

In very simple cases a little reshaping or adding of a tooth coloured material (white filling) can produce the effect of straightening a tooth and improving the overall appearance.

This is a very minimally invasive procedure, whereby very little tooth substance is removed, but can provide a dramatic improvement to the appearance of your smile.

An example of this is where a tooth has chipped due to trauma, giving an uneven edge to the biting surface of a tooth. The dentist will smooth or add to the chipped tooth surface to even out the rough edge and give the appearance of straightness again.

If the the appearance you desire cannot be carried out simply by reshaping the tooth, other treatment options are available such as the placement of porcelain tooth veneers, crowns and tooth whitening to name a few. The best option is to have a consultation with your dentist to discuss your concerns and decide upon the correct treatment plan together.

Information for Patients

Covid-19 and Dental Services

We are committed to  protecting our staff and patients, and have adapted our existing practices to make it as Covid secure as possible.

We are screening all patients for symptoms of Covid-19 prior to their visit, and are delighted to introduce our online patient portal, so you can access the forms we would routinely update in the comfort of your own home. This helps us reduce the number of patients in the practice and your time during face to face appointments.

We will ask you to wear a face mask prior to entry unless you are exempt for any reason. Please be aware, we treat extremely clinically  vulnerable patients and are trying to protect them as much as possible.

If you have any symptoms of Covid-19 or feel unwell for any reason, please do inform a member of our team and we can adjust our procedures accordingly to protect our team and other patients.

For advice and treatment outside of our normal working hours please phone The Lancashire Dental Helpline on 0300 1234 010.

We have provided some emergency care advice for our patients to help:

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