International Journal of Oral Health Dentistry

Smile design and porcelain laminate veneers: Clinical aspects and considerations

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Author Details: Emad A. AlHazzani, Majed D. Al-Dakheel, Mohammed S. Aldossary

Volume : 3

Issue : 4

Online ISSN : 2395-499X

Print ISSN : 2395-4914

Article First Page : 206

Article End Page : 209


Smile design and makeover for contemporary esthetic dentistry are increasing among dental practitioners. Porcelain laminate veneers are the most used restorations for esthetics. This article provides the essential clinical aspects and considerations that every involved dental professional has to be aware of them. These are very important for a minimally invasive and highly esthetic treatment, with adequate function and a perfect integration that is in harmony with the patient's face, for the best outcomes.

Keywords: Smile design; Cosmetic makeover; Laminate veneers; Conservative dentistry; Esthetic dentistry