A very common clinical scenario is the patient who wants to have restorative dentistry done to close black triangles in the esthetic zone. This can be a gratifying but challenging situation. One of Read More
Incisal Wrap Veneer Prep
[/caption] Veneer preparations that include incisal reduction require a decision about lingual margin design. The two most common designs are a butt joint or a lingual wrap design. There are pros Read More
Porcelain Veneers, Why Prep?
Preparation designs for porcelain veneers have varied dramatically over the years. We began utilizing them as a conservative alternative to full coverage and strove to do a minimal prep. Then the Read More
Veneer Preps: Why Do Incisal Reduction?
[/caption] I've polished up a presentation tonight that I will be giving tomorrow in Bellevue Washington on Anterior Esthetic Techniques & Materials. One of the concepts we will be looking at Read More
Veneer Prep Design to Close Gingival Embrasures
Recently I received a series of clinical photographs with a question, "What should I do to close the gingival embrasures?" It's a common question and comes down to preparation design. We close Read More