Esthetic correction using ceramic veneers.

Ceramic Veneers Case over Image Smile Story


A 30-year old man had visited Sujay’s Dental Care complaining about decayed and discolored upper front teeth.

Clinical Findings:

  • Existing composite restorations wrt upper anteriors
  • Anterior Deep bite
  • Upper anterior crowding
  • Generalized flourosis
  • Root canal treated 18,36,47
  • Root stumps 37
  • DCPI wrt 17, 46

Alternative Treatment Plan:

  • Full veneer crowns wrt upper anteriors
  • Indirect or direct composite veneer for the upper anteriors
  • Smile designing

Treatment Plan:

  • Ceramic veneers for the upper anteriors

Treatment Procedure:

  • Preoperative models, photographs and radiographs were obtained.
  • Mock up was made on the models, used to educate the patient. Putty indices were obtained.
  • Scaling and polishing was done.
  • Shade selection was made.
  • Old composite restoration was removed and caries excavation done and composite restoration was done. Teeth preparation of the upper santerior teeth were made to receive ceramic veneers.
  • Temporization was made using luxatemp by direct method.
  • After a week of teeth preparation, final impressions were made using putty reline technique.
  • Trial was carried out and found satisfactory.
  • Final cementation was made using resin luting cement.

Follow Up:

  • Advised a regular 6 months follow up


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