Closing diastemas with resin composite restorations.

  title={Closing diastemas with resin composite restorations.},
  author={Markus Lenhard},
  journal={The European journal of esthetic dentistry : official journal of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry},
  volume={3 3},
  • Markus Lenhard
  • Published 2008 in
    The European journal of esthetic dentistry…
The ultimate goal when closing dental diastemas is to establish an adequate interproximal contact, and to achieve an esthetic emergence profile of the respective teeth, with the interdental papilla filling the space underneath the contact area. However, the use of wedges for temporary tooth separation in order to compensate for the thickness of an interdental matrix usually compromises the emergence profile of the resin composite restorations. A black triangle underneath the interdental contact… CONTINUE READING

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