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.

About The Author
Matt Roberts, CDT

Owner at CMR Dental Lab

Matt Roberts, CDT, Owner of CRM Dental Lab in Idaho, has been involved in esthetic reconstructive dentistry for over 30 years. He is a member of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry and the American...

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