Case Study By Matt Roberts and Dr.Frankie Shull: Communication Critical to Success of Thin Veneers

Matt Roberts, CDT · Technical · Oct 2011

  • Figure 1 Following orthodontic treatment, the patient’s smile shows the diastemas intentionally created to prepare for the veneers.

  • Figure 2 Dr. Shull used this photo to communicate the color of the prep to Roberts.

  • Figure 3 Roberts pressed a translucent shade of IPS e.max and then micro-layered incisal effects to maximize the strength of the restoration.

  • Figure 4 The mid-facial thickness of .2mm doesn’t create show-through due to the translucent prep color.

  • Final Results The final results of careful dentist-technician communication and execution.

  • Final Results The final results of careful dentist-technician communication and execution.

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