192 страниц. 2012 год. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing Dentists are responsible for providing beautiful smiles.The demand for esthetic restorations has led to rapid progress being made in the field of dental ceramics. One of the most important parameter that aids in fabricating a real and natural looking ceramic restoration is it's shade matching. Various tools and guides have been developed to assist the dentist in choosing the right shade. This book gives an introduction to light and color and is a compilation of the various philosophies towards shade selection over the years. It will be useful for both dentists and dental technicians to know what influences the shade of the restoration and how it can be modified to best suit the patient. It also reviews the current tools and guides that make the process of shade selection much more predictable.