10 January 2014 - Category: Cosmetic dentistry
» Porcelain veneers techniques and precautions
Porcelain veneers techniques and precautions: This article describes the restoration of four upper anterior teeth with porcelain veneers. Because such treatment is usually elective, all precautions should be taken to ensure treatment is as conservative as possible. It may also be necessary to carry out non-restorative adjunctive procedures to create a favourable environment and improve the long-term prognosis of the veneers. Porcelain is extremely fragile and complications such as post bonding fracture may occur. If and when this does happen the clinician should be aware of the possible cause and how to deal with the situation.....
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10 January 2014 - Category: Cosmetic dentistry
» Tooth Whitening in Esthetic Dentistry
Tooth Whitening in Esthetic Dentistry;The publication of the English translation of Tooth Whitening in Esthetic Dentistry by the esteemed authors, Drs. Seok-Hoon Ko and So-Ran Kwon.....
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26 December 2013 - Category: Cosmetic dentistry
» Management of a Diastema Closure Using Porcelain Bonded Restorations
Management of a Diastema Closure Using Porcelain Bonded Restorations: One of the clearest indications for porcelain-bonded restorations is diastema closures.....
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
22 October 2012 - Category: Cosmetic dentistry
» The importance of incisor positioning in the esthetic smile: The smile arc
The importance of incisor positioning in the esthetic smile: The smile arc : The smile arc is defined as the relationship of the curvature of the incisal edges of the maxillary incisors and canines to the curvature of the lower lip in the posed smile.....
American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
21 September 2012 - Category: Cosmetic dentistry
» The Dilemma of the Open Gingival Embrasure Between Maxillary Central Incisors
The Dilemma of the Open Gingival Embrasure Between Maxillary Central Incisors: The open gingival embrasure, also called the “black triangle,” is a visible triangular space caused by the lack of interdental gingival papilla filling this area. The central incisors are the most dominant anterior teeth in the maxillary arch because they can be fully visible1 in patients with a broad smile. In such patients the open gingival.....
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06 June 2012 - Category: Cosmetic dentistry
» Porcelain Veneer Preparations
Porcelain Veneer Preparations: In recent years, bonded porcelain restorations have geometrically expanded in their clinical use. Increased patient demands for esthetics coupled with the desire by the profession for conservative treatments have fueled this expansion. Early concerns about the fragile nature of the thin shells of ceramic have been allayed as multiple clinical reports have documented good to excellent clinical success. Because of this documented success, porcelain veneers have been used for more restorative.....
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06 June 2012 - Category: Cosmetic dentistry
» Bite alteration for reducing gummy smiles
The traditional method for correcting a gummy smile with too high a gum-to-teeth ratio is enormously invasive. It involves cutting and lifting
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06 June 2012 - Category: Cosmetic dentistry
» Comprehensive Porcelain Veneers Techniques
Porcelain veneers have become a standard procedure in many American practices,
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05 June 2012 - Category: Cosmetic dentistry
» Diastema closure with direct composite: architectural gingival contouring
One of the most challenging task in closing anterior diastema is avoiding “black triangle”between the teeth.
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05 June 2012 - Category: Cosmetic dentistry
» Restoratively Driven Papilla Regeneration
When a clinician faces the difficult challenge of papilla regeneration, there are many options available. In this article, I present a feature case that includes restorative treatment followed by papilla regeneration...
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