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Figure 2 Removal of the PFM restorations revealed compromised underlying color and aggressively prepared dentition consistent with PFM preparation design.
Figure 9 The final clinical result showing an esthetic transition of color and masking of dark underlying preparations.
Figure 1 The patient had large, unesthetic porcelain-fused-to-metal restorations.
Figure 7 Backlighting of the final buildup shows internal effects.
Figure 6 Shading ceramic was applied to the restorations on the composite dies to achieve the desired color and enhance the incisal effects prior to layering.
Figure 4 A full-contour waxup for each restoration was completed prior to cutting back the incisal in wax.
Figure 3 An incisal view of the preparations shows the minimal preparation of the lateral incisors and the extra room available for ceramic on the central incisors.