Age-related changes in tooth enamel as measured by electron microscopy: Implications for porcelain laminate veneers


Atsu S., Aka P., Kucukesmen H., Kilicarslan M., Atakan C.

JOURNAL OF PROSTHETIC DENTISTRY, vol.94, no.4, pp.336-341, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 94 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.prosdent.2005.08.008
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PROSTHETIC DENTISTRY
  • Page Numbers: pp.336-341

Abstract

Statement of problem. Available information on the dimensions of the enamel and pulp tissues of tooth structure, as well as their correlation with chronologic age, is limited. However, this information is a significant determinate in planning the tooth reduction for a porcelain laminate veneer (PLV) restoration.