Matchmaker, matchmaker make me a match

Jan. 15, 2002
Here are 29 shade-taking tips to help labs and dentists match ceramic restorations to the patient's natural dentition.

Shading may rank behind function and contour in importance, but it's high on the list of causes for ceramic restoration failures.

Richard S. Shapiro, DDS of Atlanta, Ga. has been elected president of the Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity, one of the world's largest international dental associations. His installation took place at the association's 95th annual convention, held recently in New York City.