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Article: Volume 48 Number 2 Page 145 - February 2021

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  Dent Update 2021; 48: 145-147

Aesthetic Dentistry:  Aesthetic Smile Makeover using Direct Composite Restorations: A Case Report of Interdental Spacing and Altered Passive Eruption

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Abstract: Interdental space between anterior teeth is an aesthetic and a phonetic problem. While various treatment options are available, patients often have concerns regarding treatment invasiveness, duration of treatments, costs and long-term prognosis. This case report describes a step-by-step smile makeover with direct composite restorations in maxillary incisors and canines with interdental spaces, tooth size discrepancy and altered passive eruption.

Clinical relevance: Minimally invasive dentistry is an integral component of contemporary clinical practice With recent advances in innovative materials and improved clinical technique, attaining aesthetic results with a minimally invasive approach is highly achievable.

Author notes: Tal Ziv, BMedSc, DMD, Aesthetic and digital dentistry, Tel Aviv, Israel. email: dr@zivtal.com

Objective: To understand that attaining aesthetic results with a minimally invasive approach is highly achievable.

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