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Conservative Aesthetic Enhancement of the Maxillary Anterior Using Porcelain Laminate Veneers Conservative Aesthetic Enhancement of the Maxillary Anterior Using Porcelain Laminate Veneers

Author(s):

Jay M. Lerner, DDS

Date Added:

2/24/2011


Summary:

Dental professionals can use a variety of materials for enhancing the aesthetics of the maxillary dentition. Porcelain laminate veneers have been used for several decades for this expressed purpose; minimally invasive preparation designs and modern ceramic materials make this treatment option increasingly conservative to the natural tooth structures, while providing both predictable and long-lasting aesthetics. This discussion presents the associated clinical considerations and treatment sequences (ie, treatment planning, preparation, provisionalization, cementation) using a series of detailed case presentations.

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