enamel stripping

enamel stripping

In dentistry and orthodontics, the narrowing of a tooth by grinding away some of its enamel. It is used to create room for overcrowded teeth. Synonym: reproximation
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5 Peck H, Peck S Reproximation (enamel Stripping) as an essential orthodontic treatment ingredient.
Enamel stripping on the proximal surfaces has routinely been used to correct tooth discrepancies and enhance arch stability.