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Porcelain veneers on 3 upper front teeth – Colour match
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Initial situation

Initial situation

Woman ,40, presented with 3 dyschromic i.e. discoloured upper front teeth
It is apparent that her 2 upper left teeth (right hand side for the observer) are discoloured. Lateral incisor yellowish and canine greyish

Appointment of tooth preparations

Appointment of tooth preparations

Shade tab against intensely discoloured canine to help register colour. All 3 teeth are minimally prepped yet without anaesthesia
Custom made silicone template in situ soaked with flowable resin. After 4′ resin is hardened and 3 new temporary veneers are fabricated and placed on prepped teeth

Immediate fabrication of 3 temporary veneers

Final situation

Silicone template removed. 3 temporary resin veneers in situ. Shape and colour restored as dictated by aesthetic analysis
3 veneers after bonding. Full integration

Final situation – Intraoral

Final situation

Satisfactory colour match among teeth and porcelain veneers. Task completed successfully, challenge being to achieve shade matching among different substrates. Minimal thickness of 3 e-max veneers (by Ivoclar Inc) dictated by minimal prep approach
Colour and shape fully restored on both segments , left and right