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Critical Communication with Well-Documented Digital Photography

Esthetic Shade Matching for a Single Full-Ceramic Crown
Tse Tak On, BDS, MClinDent

Key Words: cosmetic and esthetic dentistry, dental photography, porcelain
anterior esthetics, shade matching, communication


Achieving an excellent esthetic outcome for a single central incisor is one of the more challenging scenarios in esthetic dentistry. The diffi-culties increase when the dentist can communicate with the ceramist via photographs alone. This article addresses the critical nature of long-distance communication between the dentist and the ceramist.