Esthetic Smile Design: Limited Orthodontic Therapy to Position Teeth for Minimally Invasive Veneer Preparation.

Abstract

The standards of dentistry are being elevated, with a greater emphasis being placed on esthetics along with functionality. Minimally invasive dentistry has become an essential component in creating restorations that are functional and have increased longevity. In the case discussed in this article, the patient underwent 9 months of orthodontic therapy to correct her improper overbite and overjet, and the spacing of her dentition so the teeth could be positioned for future minimally invasive restorations. Orthodontic therapy was paramount in positioning the teeth so that the future restorations would have ideal axial inclinations and be as minimally invasive as possible.

DOI: 10.1016/j.cden.2015.04.001

Cite this paper

@article{Mir2015EstheticSD, title={Esthetic Smile Design: Limited Orthodontic Therapy to Position Teeth for Minimally Invasive Veneer Preparation.}, author={A O Mir{\'o} and Alex Shalman and Ramiro Morales and Nicholas J Giannuzzi}, journal={Dental clinics of North America}, year={2015}, volume={59 3}, pages={675-87} }