Psychological effects of aesthetic dental treatment.

@article{Davis1998PsychologicalEO,
  title={Psychological effects of aesthetic dental treatment.},
  author={Lawrence G Davis and Phil Ashworth and L S Spriggs},
  journal={Journal of dentistry},
  year={1998},
  volume={26 7},
  pages={547-54}
}
OBJECTIVE To demonstrate that aesthetic restorative dental treatment, using the porcelain laminate veneer, has a positive effect on the self-esteem of a patient. METHODS A study group of 17 patients, unhappy with their dental appearance, were assessed psychologically at the pre-operative, immediate post operative and 6 month review stages. Porcelain laminate veneer restorations were used to improve the dental aesthetics for the patients in the study group. A comparison group of 27 subjects… CONTINUE READING

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