International Journal of Esthetic Dentistry  (English Edition)



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Int J Esthet Dent 6 (2011), No. 3     15. Aug. 2011
Int J Esthet Dent 6 (2011), No. 3  (15.08.2011)

Page 268-278, PubMed:21876864

Palatal and Facial Veneers to Treat Severe Dental Erosion: A Case Report Following the Three-Step Technique and the Sandwich Approach
Vailati, Francesca / Belser, Urs Christoph
Minimally invasive principles should be the driving force behind rehabilitating young individuals affected by severe dental erosion. The maxillary anterior teeth of a patient, class ACE IV, has been treated following the most conservatory approach, the Sandwich Approach. These teeth, if restored by conventional dentistry (eg, crowns) would have required elective endodontic therapy and crown lengthening. To preserve the pulp vitality, six palatal resin composite veneers and four facial ceramic veneers were delivered instead with minimal, if any, removal of tooth structure. In this article, the details about the treatment are described.
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