Improving the Effect of Aesthetic All-Ceramic Restorations with Hyaluronic Acid Fillers: Clinical Cases
- Corresponding Author:
- Angelina Vlahova
Department of Prosthetic Dentistry
Faculty of Dental Medicine, 3 “Chr. Botev” Blvd.
4000, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: March 15, 2014; Accepted date: July 11, 2014; Published date: July 18, 2014
Citation: Vlahova A, Kazakova R, Kissov C, Popova E, Todorov G (2014) Improving the Effect of Aesthetic All-Ceramic Restorations with Hyaluronic Acid Fillers: Clinical Cases. J Interdiscipl Med Dent Sci 2:134. doi:10.4172/2376-032X.1000134
Copyright: © 2014 Vlahova, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Background: The Aesthetic Prosthodontics is a part of the Aesthetic Medicine. So called “gummy” smile is an excessive display of gum tissue in the upper jaw during smiling and it is a big aesthetic problem for most of the patients.
Purpose: The aim of this study is to illustrate two clinical cases of aesthetic all-ceramic restorations in a combination with hyaluronic acid (HA) filler lip augmentation for reduction of “gummy smile”.
Methods: Two clinical cases of young women after aesthetic all-ceramic restorations of the upper frontal teeth in combination with dermal filler injection for lip enhancement were described.
Results: The use of linear threading (retrograde) technique with HA dermal fillerfor lip contour shaping and for lip volume augmentation was exceptionally beneficial for the improving the effect of the aesthetic restorations.The final results were satisfying for the patients. They received harmonious, attractive appearance and their quality of life was improved.
Conclusions: Use of dermal fillers for facial rejuvenation in particular for lip augmentation can be successfully used for improvement of the effect of aesthetic fixed prosthetic constructions of women with high or medium smile line.