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Treatment of Excessive Gingival Display and Anterior Overeruption: Rehabilitation and Restoration Treatment of Excessive Gingival Display and Anterior Overeruption: Rehabilitation and Restoration

Author(s):

Jay M. Lerner, DDS;Peter Kouvaris, CDT

Date Added:

4/2/2010


Summary:

Once sufficient crown length was present,the anterior dentition were prepared for porcelain restoration and provisionalized. Aesthetic rehabilitation was performed using a feldspathic veneer system that would provide natural fluoresence and light transmission, while neutralizing the underlying tooth shades.

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