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Dent. J. 2017, 5(4), 33; https://doi.org/10.3390/dj5040033

Colored Gingiva Composite Used for the Rehabilitation of Gingiva Recessions and Non-Carious Cervical Lesions

School of Dentistry, Faculty of Medical Sciences, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
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Received: 5 November 2017 / Revised: 17 November 2017 / Accepted: 17 November 2017 / Published: 20 November 2017
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Abstract

In this case of extensive gingival recession (Miller’s Class II) and mild physiologic pigmentation, an alternative method for the placement of Amaris Gingiva-Colored Composite was used to produce a non-invasive, aesthetic result acceptable to the patient. In restoring the defects in the entire maxilla of this patient, the opaquers were not mixed, but applied individually, directly to various areas of the teeth. Multiple opaquers were placed in a pattern mimicking the coloring of the patient’s gingiva. These were then covered with the base shade for a more aesthetic result to the patient’s satisfaction. The restorations resulting from the alternative method were highly aesthetic and at an eleven (11) month review showed no signs of failure giving rise to the conclusion that this method proposed for application of Amaris Gingiva-Colored Composite is viable for producing highly-aesthetic restorations in cases of gingival recession. View Full-Text
Keywords: gingival defect; gingiva-colored composite; rehabilitation gingival defect; gingiva-colored composite; rehabilitation
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Paryag, A.; Lowe, J.; Rafeek, R. Colored Gingiva Composite Used for the Rehabilitation of Gingiva Recessions and Non-Carious Cervical Lesions. Dent. J. 2017, 5, 33.

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