John C. Chao, DDS, MAGD

Research Associate Professor, Post Graduate Program in Periodontics, SUNY – Buffalo (University at Buffalo)
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Behavior of Science (Anxiety Management), Ostrow School of Dentistry USC

(626) 308-9104

Treatment Options



Coronoplasty
Re-shaping of the Teeth With Bonding & Immediate Reconstruction

Another relatively inexpensive smile makeover procedure that is very popular with our patients is a unique method that Dr. Chao has developed to treat crowded or “crooked” front teeth. Where the patient does not have the time or the ability to pay for orthodontic treatment, Dr. Chao may offer “enamel-plasty.” After carefully studying impressions of the teeth and in-depth pre-planning, Dr. Chao painlessly re-sculptures the enamel (outer hard layer) of the teeth such as shortening sharp edges, thinning out corners that stick out and leveling out parts of teeth that are too far out. In a short appointment our patients see a dramatic difference that is very pleasing. It is also very good for the function of the teeth, because the “high spots” are removed. Patients can smile better, and yet feel much better with a better bite.  The following are examples of some of our dramatic before and after results.

Cowards Welcome: All of our services are done with the explicit goal of making your experience as comfortable as possible. You will be amazed at how quickly your anxiety can vanish!    We see this happen every day.

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Before Coronoplasty

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After Coronoplasty
(immediate bonding & splinting)

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Before Coronoplasty

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After Coronoplasty
(immediate bonding & splinting)

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Before Coronoplasty

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After Coronoplasty
(immediate bonding & splinting)