Here at Smile Hub Dental Clinic in Bayside Medical Centre we provide cosmetic contouring to improve a patient’s teeth, gums and confidences. to create Cosmetic contouring refers to the reshaping of the tooth or gum to create a more even and aesthetically pleasing smile. Cosmetic tooth contouring also known as tooth reshaping is the technique of removing small amounts of enamel to change the shape, length or surface of the teeth. The enamel is the hard outer layer of the tooth and is gently polished with a sandpaper disk to create a more desirable shape. The other type of cosmetic contouring is gum contouring also known as gingival sculpting. This is usually used when a patient is unhappy with the amount of gum that is visible when smiling also known as a gummy smile. The process of gum contouring includes removing small areas of gum to improve the look of the gum, teeth and smile. It can also be reversed where gum is taken from another area and grafted onto areas where there is a lot of gum recession.