Guide the enamel with dentin

28 Mar 2012 - 22962

Guide the enamel with dentin: The importance of the enamel thickness

This technique is intended to highlight the importance of the enamel thickness, which without a doubt is the factor that determines the success of an esthetic restoration.

An Article by…

Dr Walter Devoto

Sestri Levante,




Balancing the thickness of dentin and enamel in any material always determines the color, opacity and trasnlucency of a tooth. It would be ideal to be able to generate vestibular walls as the first step of any direct restoration (this is a very important reason of why veneers integrate so well), unfortunately this is technically difficult and unprecise, especially for the day-to day dentistry.

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