Denis Rizzo restores devitalised maxillary centrals using a press-to-zirconia ceramic, due to its excellent masking properties.
Choosing a shade, or understanding colour
How do we perceive colour? Various factors influence this, such as our visual capacity and the influence of our surrounding environment. These factors determine how we see a shade and its brightness. In his first article in this three-part series, Jacky Pennard helps us to understand colour, the basis for taking a shade succesfully.
Printed monolithic dentures
Lola Welch experiments this new technique, printing both the teeth and the denture base as a single piece, then characterising the teeth and the gingiva, with highly aesthetic results. Imagine the potential once resins are developed for printing long-term removable restorations!