The Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society

: 2018  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 106-

35. Esthetic rehabilitation with ceramic laminates – case report

N Thiruvalluvan 
 Armed Forces Dental Clinic

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Over the years there is an ever increasing demand of patients seeking treatment to enhance their smile. Smile is the most recognisable emotion with varying interpretation influenced by cultural, ethnic and individual preferences. Esthetic treatment aims to impart a vibrant and believable ap-pearance to the patient. With improvements in ceramic material science, color systems and ce-ramic building techniques, laminates has brought a revolution in dental esthetics. Laminates have been used in corrections and dental reconstructions with a high predictability of success. They re-quire minimal tooth preparation and preserve sound dental structure, contributing to pulp and peri-odontal health. Ceramic laminates provide biocompatibility, color stability and good optical properties, enabling the dental reestablishment with biomechanical characteristics similar to natural teeth. Clinical success with ceramic laminates depends an organized and systematic approach to evaluate, diagnose and resolve esthetic problems this paper presentation describes a step-by-step protocol in rehabilitation with ceramic laminates and describes the clinical considerations required to achieve predictable results.