Personalized Shade Guides

Personalized Shade Guides allows, together with the Controlled Body Thickness (CBT) technique getting predictable results in color of anterior composite restorations.

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Initial situation. Fracture of tooth 11 by dental trauma.

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Initial situation. Fracture of tooth 11 by dental trauma.

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Fig.3
Occlusal view of the initial situation. Fracture of tooth 11 by dental trauma.

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Fig.5
Color shade selection with Vita Classical shade guide (A1).

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Fig.6
Shade selection with My Shade Guide recipe (A1).

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Fig.7
Shade selection with My Shade Guide recipe (A1).

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Fig.8
Shade comparison with Vita Classical shade guide (A1).

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Fig.9
After rubber dam isolation.

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Fig.10
Testing the silicone guide in position.

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Fig.11
Cleaning the affected dentin with a ceramic drill at low speed (Direct Style by Style Italiano, Komet).

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Fig.12
Making the conservative vestibular bevel with a red Sof-Lex disc (3M ESPE).

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Fig.13
After making the vestibular bevel.

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Fig.14
Selective enamel etching with phosphoric acid (3M ESPE).

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Fig.15
Application of a universal adhesive in the enamel and dentin (Scotchbond Universal, 3M ESPE).

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Fig.16
Application of palatal enamel on the silicone key (Filtek Supreme XTE CT effect).

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Fig.17
Palatal enamel on the silicone key in position.

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Fig.18
Artificial palatal enamel.

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Fig.19
Dentin application (Filtek Supreme XTE dentin A1) and calibration for vestibular enamel space (0.5 mm) Misura (LM Arte by Style Italiano).

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Fig.20
Definition of the incisal dentin shape with Fissura (LM Arte by Style Italiano).

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Fig.21
Application of the vestibular enamel (Filtek Supreme XTE enamel A3).

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Fig.22
After the vestibular enamel application.

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Fig.23
Polymerization of the vestibular enamel covering with a layer of glycerin.

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Fig.24
Definition of vestibular anatomy (Finishing Style by Style Italiano, Komet).

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Fig.25
Removal of cervical and interproximal excesses with Eccesso (LM Arte by Style Italiano).

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Finishing the restoration with Sof-Lex Spiral discs (3M ESPE).

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Fig.27
Polishing the restoration with Sof-Lex Spiral discs (3M ESPE).

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Fig.28
Immediate result after removing the rubber dam.

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Fig.29
Immediate result after removing the rubber dam.

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Fig.30
Final result after one week.

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Fig.31
Final result after one week.

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