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Predictable and Precise Tooth Preparation Techniques Predictable and Precise Tooth Preparation Techniques

Author(s):

Galip Gurel, DDS

Date Added:

6/20/2011


Summary:

When it comes to restoring the mouth with porcelain in order to improve the aesthetics, the PLVs are one of the most conservative and aesthetic techniques that we can apply. The longevity of the veneers are quite long and durable especially if the right indications are chosen and the correct techniques are applied.

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