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Cosmetic Grinding Revisited
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Cosmetic Grinding Revisited
Lee, Dong-Hwan; Chung, Wounho;
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Esthetic dentistry has been developed through the diverse material and technique. Approach and interest in esthetic of anteriors was driven by needs and wants of patients. Alpha and omega of esthetics is determined by patients, as Charles Pincus who is the pioneer of esthetic dentistry described in his article 1967. To meet with wants and needs of patients, dentists suggest possible various treatment options. Cosmetic grinding quoted by Pincus is one of the conservative approaches and provide effective esthetic improvement with minimal invasive concepts. In a high technology era, cosmetic grinding needs to be revisited. Review of some clinical cases shows the value and limitation of it.
esthetic;cosmetic grinding;minimal invasion;
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Pincus CL. Cosmetics--the psychologic fourth dimension in full mouth rehabilitation. Dent Clin North Am 1967;Mar:71-88.