odontoplasty


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o·don·to·plas·ty

(ō-don'tō-plas'tē),
Surgical contouring of tooth surface to enhance plaque control and gingival morphology.
[odonto- + G. plassō, to mold]

o·don·to·plas·ty

(ō-don'tō-plas-tē)
Reshaping of a portion of a tooth; may be performed for therapeutic or cosmetic purposes.
[odonto- + G. plassō, to mold]

o·don·to·plas·ty

(ō-don'tō-plas-tē)
Surgical contouring of tooth surface to enhance plaque control and gingival morphology.
[odonto- + G. plassō, to mold]

odontoplasty

the removal of enamel from teeth, but also applied to the remodeling of filling material or cast crowns.