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Efficacy of icon infiltration resin on anterior teeth discoloration- A case report


Abstract

Tooth discoloration with pronounced white color lesions within the enamel are often insufficiently masked by bleaching techniques or resin infiltration procedure alone. This frequently leads to select more invasive prosthetic restoration in order to mask the tooth color such as veneer and crowns. This article describes a minimally invasive treatment options to manage anterior tooth discoloration with suspected developmental origin. A combination of resin infiltration procedure and composite restoration was used to attain a natural tooth color. By joining the two minimally and noninvasive techniques, patient’s aesthetic expectations were met and preservation of hard tooth structure was managed. The benefits of this technique are ease of adaptation and repair in future.

Keywords

tooth discoloration, restoration, technique, enamel, lesion, treatment

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