Beautifying Smile Digitally: A Case Series on Smile Designing with CAD/CAM Veneers
Rajat Lanzara, Mandamparambil Viswambaran
CAD/CAM, Digital, Esthetics, Laminates, Smile design
Citation Information :
Lanzara R, Viswambaran M. Beautifying Smile Digitally: A Case Series on Smile Designing with CAD/CAM Veneers. Int J Prosthodont Restor Dent 2019; 9 (3):93-98.
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Smile is a person's greatest beauty asset, but various dental diseases like spacing, diastema, discoloration and staining of teeth can adversely affect smile. Literature suggests several approaches for correction of such defects, such as orthodontic intervention, direct and indirect restorative treatments, or their combination. Indirect restorations have been used as a successful option for beautifying smile. But the success of these procedures is based on the correct diagnosis, treatment planning, technique and restorative material used. This article describes three cases with generalized spacing between teeth, diastema and generalized fluorosis which were rehabilitated using lithium disilicate indirect restorations. Digital smile design software was used for diagnosis and treatment planning. These results were used as a guide for designing and fabrication of laminate veneers using CAD/CAM.
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