Aesthetic management of dark anterior teeth
24 Mar 2023
1. The use of inside-outside bleaching to improve the colour of dark teeth
2. The use of opaque ceramics, opaque cements / composites and altered preparation techniques to mask discoloured substrates.
3. Improved communication between dentists and dental technicians when delivering ceramic restorations to mask dark teeth.
Aims: Understand why bleaching should always be the first technique to consider in the management of dark teeth. To understand a variety of strategies to mask discolouration using ceramic restorations including use of opaque ceramics, opaque cements & composites and different preparation techniques to mask discolouration in a minimally invasive way.