SMILE DESIGN WITH VENEERS USING DIGITAL PRECISION: A CASE REPORT

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Dr Soumya Singhai
Dr Shivkumar Mantri
Dr Bonny Paul
Dr Kavita Dube
Dr Prashansa Maheshwari
Dr Disha Hirani

Keywords

Aesthetic dentistry, Dental Aesthetic, Digital smile design, Lithium disilicate, Veneers

Abstract

Aesthetic correction of the anterior teeth is a difficulty in dentistry, especially when there is a gap between the teeth. This might lead to a lack of confidence and harm a person's self-esteem. Smiling is an important part of everyday living, and a confident grin can have a significant impact on an individual's self-esteem. Laminate veneers are a cosmetic dentistry technique that involves bonding a thin layer of porcelain or resin composite material to the surface of a tooth. It is a conservative treatment for unappealing anterior teeth. The on-going development of dental ceramics provides clinicians with numerous possibilities for constructing a highly beautiful smile.


Compared to traditional methods, digital smile design technology allows for higher precision and efficiency when applying laminate veneers. Computerized templates control the tooth preparation process, ensuring that the minimum tooth structure is removed and that the veneers fit accurately. The current report shows a 23-year-old patient with space in the maxillary anterior spacing was rectified using a minimally invasive procedure including laminate veneers and a fully digital process with lithium disilicate. The use of this material improves the aesthetics of the patient's smile by requiring a minimum tooth reduction while maintaining a natural appearance. The report also has a nine-month follow-up. Incorporating digital technology into the production and placement of laminate veneers has various advantages, including increased accuracy, a shorter turnaround time, and the possibility for patients to preview their better smile. The maxillary anterior spacing was rectified using a minimally invasive procedure, including laminate veneers and a fully digital process with lithium disilicate. This material improves the look of the patient's smile and requires minimum tooth reduction.


 


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