Dental veneers are important treatment modalities for smile makeovers.
This video gives you a visual experience of the important behind-the-scene implements of smile design:
Porcelain veneers impress by longevity, outstanding aesthetics, and permanence of their established indivual and natural charcteristics. Porcelain veneers do not stain over time and, if proper treatment planning and protocol are followed, will rermain an integral part of the teeth that bear them.
Numerous steps of a smile design are done behind the scene. The cosmetic dentist and the dental technician perform an elaborate process of functional and biomechanical analyses, which cumulate to the most powerful tools of cosmetic dentistry. They serve as safeguards, assurance, and feedback for key treatment steps that envolve the patient's input. They guarantee a minimum reduction of tooth structure, as much as necessary and as little as possible, following the principles of minimally invasive dentistry. Hence, the outcome is the best porcelain veneers possible when considering all parameters. Those tools ensure the establishment harmony of function of the masticatory system, the temporomandibular joint, and the occluding dental arches. They also ensure realistic expectations for the patient and the possibility to communicate about aesthetic goals for the final smile.
What are these powerful tools that are used by the best cosmetic dentists available?
They are the diagnostic wax-up, reduction guides, and matrices for the transfer of a smile design from the dental models to the patient's mouth in form of acrylic temporaries. Dr. Jorg-Peter Rabanus, AACD-accredited cosmetic dentist in San Francisco, created this video to give a visual impression without words about these technical elements of dentistry.
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