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16. Grazer Konferenz – Qualität der Lehre: Curriculum planning and assessment

19. - 21. April 2012, Timisoara, Romania

Dentist's decision making process regarding technology and materials chosen in the attianment of dental veneers


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  • corresponding author Ioana-Maria Avram - Western University "Vasile Goldis", Faculty of General Medicine, Pharmacy and Dental Medicine, Arad, Romania
  • author Rares Dan Magheru - Western University "Vasile Goldis", Faculty of General Medicine, Pharmacy and Dental Medicine, Arad, Romania

16. Grazer Konferenz – Qualität der Lehre 2012 - Curriculum planning and assessment. Timisoara, Romania, 19.-21.04.2012. Düsseldorf: German Medical Science GMS Publishing House; 2012. Doc12grako16

doi: 10.3205/12grako16, urn:nbn:de:0183-12grako161

Published: September 5, 2012

© 2012 Avram et al.
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Introduction: A healthy and harmonious aspect of the contemporary man is a necessary request that has lately been creating pressure on the medical team in order to realize prosthetic rehabilitation with excellent aesthetics. Until now, numerous materials, techniques and technologies have emerged to meet this need. Although some of their reliability is yet to be confirmed because of their recent release on the market, the system has gained a high rate of clinical success, thus making them suitable for every dentist to practice in his usual dental procedures. Thereby, for physiognomic restorations of the frontal dental group of the 2 dental arcades, various therapeutic alternatives can be chosen depending on physiognomic, anatomic and aesthetic characteristics of the patient.

Aim of study: This poster shows a schematic presentation of the steps a dentist should make in establishing a treatment plan with a potential veneering solution. Materials and methods: The methods and materials used for this study were bibliography, courses and specialty articles. A number of expertise dentists were questioned about the direct and indirect method of realizing veneers. A number of dental technicians were questioned about accomplishing veneers. A number of patients were examined in a dental clinic with dental consultation kits about their personal degree of satisfaction concerning the treatment they had, which included veneers realized through different methods and materials.


Veneering is a strong, viable alternative for prosthetic treatment in the frontal dental groups.
Dentists consider both the direct and indirect techniques reachable, and appreciate the final results of treatment plans including veneers.
Patients are satisfied by the aesthetic results and prefer veneering instead of prosthetic treatments, if suitable. Key words: decision, pressure, direct, indirect, veneering.