Students and practitioners are increasingly turning to digital smile design techniques to directly demonstrate potential aesthetic changes to patients and members of the treatment team (including dental technicians). The principles of smile design include research on the aesthetics of the face, labiodental dynamics, the architecture of the gums and dentition, as well as the phonetic component. In order to better explain to patients and demonstrate to their colleagues the dynamics of aesthetic changes in a smile Continue reading
A tooth with a traumatic root fracture was zipped using the Ribbond system. The patient does not show complaints.
What to do? Will we discuss removal and subsequent implantation, or will we talk about a composite bus? Or leave it as it is and watch? How predictable is such a tooth in the long run?
Looking at an x-ray most often such a tooth is removed. Continue reading