Esthetic restorative treatment of enamel hypoplasia: A case report

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Edition V12N01 | Year 2015 | Editorial Caso Clínico | Pages 102 to 112

Luciano Ribeiro Corrêa Netto, Dorian Werneck, Anna Paula Kalix, Ludmila Gonçalves Ferreira, Hellen Ferreira de Souza

Introduction / An esthetically pleasing smile encourages many patients to search for alternative treatment so as to improve or modify their anterior teeth, especially in cases of intrinsic chromatic alterations caused by defects in enamel and dentin structures. / Objective / his paper describes a case of enamel hypoplasia associated with chromatic alterations with white, yellow-brown stains on maxillary anterior teeth, compromising patient’s smile. / Methods / Treatment was based on the combination of tooth bleaching and enamel microabrasion, followed by resin composite restorative intervention. / Results / Results were extremely satisfactory, because it was possible to reproduce the natural efects of translucency, opalescence and luorescence through the resin composite stratiied technique, thereby reproducing tooth polychromatism.

Dental enamel hypoplasia, Composite resins, Enamel microabrasion, Tooth bleaching,

Corrêa Netto LR, Werneck D, Kalix AP, Ferreira LG, Souza HF. Tratamento restaurador estético da hipoplasia de esmalte: relato de caso. Rev Dental Press Estét. 2015 jan-mar;12(1):102-12.

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