Learning about dental contouring and its benefits can quickly put a smile on your face. After all, contouring may allow you to re-sculpt your smile, improving everything from awkward tooth shape and length to the overall uniformity of your grin. While you may have become quite familiar with the advantages, how much do you truly know about what to expect from contouring? We invite you to test yourself to find out just how knowledgeable you have become. Of course, for further details and a cosmetic consultation, we also encourage you to give us a call soon to schedule a visit.

Contouring True-or-False Quiz

  1. True or False: Contouring is essentially the same thing as bonding – it is just more aggressive.
  2. True or False: You may need to schedule several visits with us for your dental contouring treatment until you achieve your desired appearance.
  3. True or False: Dental contouring requires a large investment – however, the benefits are worth it.

Quiz Answer Key

  1. False. These are considered companion treatments because they both address minor imperfections. However, they are like opposite treatments. Contouring removes tissue to improve the beauty of your tooth, while bonding adds the illusion of supplemental tissue to for an esthetic improvement.
  2. False. Dental contouring is quite simple. We will use a handheld buffing instrument to gently smooth away problems. In nearly all cases, we can address your concerns during one appointment.
  3. False. Contouring has a reputation not only for its convenience but also for its exceptional effectiveness while requiring a very small investment. It is a wonderful solution if you have set a budget.


Oasis Family Dentistry is proud to provide you and the members of your family with the dental services you need, including preventive, pediatric, restorative, cosmetic, and implant dentistry as well as same-day emergency care. For more information about our practice or to schedule a visit, call our Temecula office today at (951) 695-2290. We proudly serve families from Temecula as well as Murrieta and surrounding communities.