A type of crown that partially covers or veneers the clinical crown
Usually the involved surfaces are the proximal, lingual and incisal/occlusal (anterior and posterior ¾ crown) and some buccal (posterior 7 / 8 crown and modified ¾ crown) except for laminate veneers wherein the labial, incisal and proximal surfaces are involved
Functionality of bite is critical to comfortable dental rehabilitation. The mandibular incisors should be in gentle touch with the palatal surfaces of the maxillary incisors, being 1 mm behind and 1 mm below.
The "S" sound is used to determine the vertical height of dimension. This helps us to determine the relation of the maxillary and mandibular teeth.
When porcelain laminate veneers are properly prepared, produced, and finished, an increase of the crevicular fluid decreases the plaque index, and one can see the healthy tissue around the biologically integrated porcelain laminate veneers.