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Esthetic Closure of Diastema by Porcelain Laminate Veneers: A Case Report

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Author(s): Bhoyar AG

Journal: People's Journal of Scientific Research
ISSN 0974-6358

Volume: 4;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 47;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: Diastema | Esthetics | Porcelain | Veneers.

ABSTRACT
From a purely cosmetic standpoint, value of the appearance of one’s teeth has taken on a greater importance in today’s society. Multiple options are available to treat the problems arising in the zone of high esthetic sensitivity. Every treatment modality offers some advantages and disadvantages. The use of porcelain laminate veneers to solve esthetic and/or functional problems has been shown to be a valid management option especially in the anterior esthetic zone. This case report discusses a patient having diastema in the anterior region with discolored and chipped off old composite restorations. The patient was treated with porcelain laminate veneers in the maxillary arch for the closure of diastema and replacement of old worn out restoration to obtain satisfactory esthetic result.
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