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Definitive diagnosis of early enamel and dentin cracks based on microscopic evaluation.
New guidelines for recognition, visualization, classification, and treatment of cracked teeth based on the routine use of 16x magnification are given and the significance of enamel cracks as they relate to dentinal cracks is detailed.
Patients' expectations for oral health care in the 21st century.
Changing patient demographics and technological advances will lead to higher patient expectations and greater demands for oral health care in the 21st century than they had been during most of the 20th century.
Psychodynamic factors contributing to esthetic dental failures.
A psychodynamic perspective of patients who are dissatisfied with the esthetics of their dental treatment is explored, although the result may be functionally and esthetically acceptable.
Ultrasonic tips for conservative restorative dentistry.
The SL Ultrasonic Tips provide a new option for specific microlesion indications and the need for alternative instrumentation that gives the dual benefit of visibility and preservation of tooth structure will become increasingly valuable.
Advantages and limitations in the use of porcelain veneer restorations.
Tooth intrusion in implant-assisted prostheses.
Modern dentistry and the esthetically aware patient.
  • C. Sheets
  • Medicine
    Journal of the American Dental Association
  • 1 December 1987
With esthetic dentistry, the profession derives excitement and satisfaction from providing service patients want, not just need. The new materials and techniques rest on a firm foundation of sound