Visual and spectrophotometric shade analysis of human teeth.

@article{Paul2002VisualAS,
  title={Visual and spectrophotometric shade analysis of human teeth.},
  author={Stefan J Paul and Andrea Peter and Nicolas Pietrobon and Christoph Hans Franz H{\"a}mmerle},
  journal={Journal of dental research},
  year={2002},
  volume={81 8},
  pages={578-82}
}
Due to interhuman differences in the perception of color, visual shade assessment of human teeth is lacking standardization that may be improved by the use of a spectrophotometer. In this study, we tested the hypothesis that spectrophotometric assessment of tooth color is comparable with human visual determination. On 30 patients, three operators with unreported visual color deficiency independently selected the best match to the middle third of unrestored maxillary central incisors, using a… CONTINUE READING

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