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Quintessence International

Edited by Eli Eliav

ISSN 0033-6572 (print) • ISSN 1936-7163 (online)

February 2014
Volume 45 , Issue 2

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Esthetic rehabilitation with laminated ceramic veneers reinforced by lithium disilicate

Soares, Paulo Vinícius / Spini, Pedro Henrique Rezende / Carvalho, Valessa Florindo / Souza, Paula Gomes / Gonzaga, Ramon Corrêa de Queiroz / Tolentino, Andrea Barros / Machado, Alexandre Coelho

Pages: 129-133
PMID: 24389565
DOI: 10.3290/j.qi.a31009

Because of their predictable results and conservation of tooth structure, ceramic veneers are indicated for the esthetic treatment of anterior teeth with anomalous positions or appearance. The objective of this case report is to highlight the steps in dental rehabilitation using ceramic veneers reinforced by lithium disilicate. In this case the patient had diastemas between the mandibular incisors. After preliminary procedures, diagnostic models, waxing, and mock-up were completed, an impression was made with addition silicone, and the veneers were fabricated and cemented with light-cure cement. As a result, the esthetics and function expected by the patient were achieved. The use of ceramic veneers enabled a conservative and esthetically successful rehabilitation treatment. Keywords: conservative preparation, diastema closure, esthetic dentistry, laminated ceramic veneers, lithium disilicate

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