Success in 7 Minutes: Direct resin veneers (part 2—shade matching)

June 2, 2021
Drs. Pamela Maragliano-Muniz and Howard Glazer offer tips on how to get the shade for direct resin veneers just right, “secrets” that help them in the process, how to use your iPhone to help select the correct shade, and more.

In the last episode of Success in 7 Minutes, we discussed using the right instrumentation for direct resin veneers.

In this video, we’ll discuss the difficult dilemma of shading. We all know how hard it is to get a perfect match every time. Dr. Howard Glazer and I will offer tips on how to get the shade just right, “secrets” that help us in the process, what we have in our arsenal of composites, when to take final photographs, and how you can even use your iPhone to help select the correct shade.

Editor’s note: This article first appeared in Through the Loupes newsletter, a publication of the Endeavor Business Media Dental Group. Read more articles and subscribe to Through the Loupes.

Pamela Maragliano-Muniz, DMD, is the chief editor of DentistryIQ and editorial codirector of Through the Loupes. Based in Salem, Massachusetts, Dr. Maragliano-Muniz began her clinical career as a dental hygienist. She went on to attend Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, where she earned her doctorate in dental medicine. She then attended the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dental Medicine, where she became board-certified in prosthodontics. Dr. Maragliano-Muniz owns a private practice, Salem Dental Arts, and lectures on a variety of clinical topics. You may contact her at [email protected].