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Patient examination in esthetic dentistry

  • Ugur ErdemirEmail author
  • Esra Yıldız
  • Taner Yucel
Diagnosis
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  1. Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry

Abstract

A comprehensive evaluation of the patient before initiation of any therapy is important to establish a treatment plan. For a long-term success of any treatment, a detailed analysis of the patient involving medical/dental history and clinical evaluation along with dental X-rays is essential.

Keywords

Esthetic dentistry Clinical examination Intra-oral examination Extra-oral examination 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of DentistryIstanbul UniversityCapa-IstanbulTurkey
  2. 2.Private PracticeAbide-i Hurriyet Cad. Pay AptŞişli-IstanbulTurkey

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