Esthetic Restorations

Beautiful restorations can only be done if the the dentist and the ceramist are familiar with the basic principles of natural oral esthetics.

This is the esthetic checklist, based on Belser’s:

Fundamental Criteria
1. Gingival health
2. Interdental closure
3. Tooth axis
4. Zenith of the gingival levels
6. Level of interdental contact
7. Relative tooth dimensions
8. Basic features of tooth form
9. Tooth characterization
10. Surface texture
12. Incisal edge configuration
13. Lower lip line
14. Smile symmetry

Subjective criteria
1. Variations in tooth form
2. Tooth arrangement and positioning
3. Relative crown length
4. Negative space

Familiarity to basic principles of natural oral esthetics is needed to create beautiful restorations.

Familiarity to basic principles of natural oral esthetics is needed to create beautiful restorations.

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