Dental Photography. Part II
Figure 1: This picture will help the clinician to understand the challenge of reproducing the opalescent areas and the halo effect at the incisal third.
Figure 2: Example of different shade guides showing the same shade. The differences are obvious.
Figures 5: Different appearance of the shade tabs under different light conditions.
Figure 6: The technician should always check the final appearance of the restorations with the use of the natural die materials shade guide on order to come to the optimum result.
Figures 11 and 12: Close-up pictures with different shade tabs.
Figure 15: Unhappy patient with unsatisfactory crowns.
Figure 16: The smile is high, situation that makes the metal margin of the PFM crown obvious.
Figure 18: Discolored stump.
Figure 19: Situation after internal bleaching and composite build up.
Figure 20: IPS e.max CAD crowns after milling with the MC XL (Sirona) unit. The copings need to be crystalized in order to get the final shade.
Figure 21: Layering steps. The shade is compared with the natural die material stumps.
Figure 22: Final appearance of the crowns placed on top of the natural die material stumps, which has the same shade than the dentin-composite stumps in the patient's mouth.
Figure 23: Proximal contact and integration control in the model.
Figure 24: A retraction cord was placed prior etching
Figure 25: Etching with phosphoric acid.
Figure 26: Bonding with Excite DSC.
Figure 29: Final result after 2 weeks.
Figure 30: The value of the restorations match the one from the natural teeth.
Figure 31: Natural integrated crowns.
Figures 3 - 4: Different appearance of the shade tabs under different light conditions.
Figures 7 and 8: Mayor differences in the appearance of the same veneers teeth 11 and 21, due to the use or lack of lipstick. (Thanks for the pictures to CDT Juergen Seger, Liechtenstein)
Figures 17a-17d: The stump shade is shown compared with a shade tab. Ideally the natural die material shade guide should be used. As an example A2 looks similar to ND2.
Figures 13 and 14: Colored and black and white picture.
Figures 9 and 10: Overview pictures with different shade tabs.
Figures 27 and 28: Mixing and application of Variolink N (Ivoclar Vivadent).
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