Journal of Applied Dental
and Medical Sciences
Journal of Applied Dental and Medical Sciences is A Quarterly Published


Porcelain Laminate Veneers: A Conservative Approach For Pleasing Esthetics- An Overview

Arbaz Sajjad, Wan Zaripah Wan Bakar, Dasmawati Mohamad, T.P. Kannan


The demand for all ceramic restorations has increased by leaps and bounds in the past two to three decades. As esthetically pleasing restorations of young fractured malformed or discolored teeth has been a perplexing problem for dentists, in the past few years a conservative approach to improve the esthetic appearance has led widespread use of veneering systems. The development of newer materials, technology and the esthetic desire of the common public have made porcelain laminate veneers a sought-after entity. As we are in the new era of resin bonded porcelain, emphasis will be upon newer information regarding materialsand fabrication techniques.The current literature was reviewed to search for the most relevant parameters determining the proper case selection, clinical limitations, fabrication techniques and long-term success of porcelain veneers.

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