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When Esthetic Becomes Challenging When Esthetic Becomes Challenging

Author(s):

Ahmed M. Shamiyah - BDS, MSc, FIDc

Date Added:

1/21/2020


Summary:

This case report shows the successful change of a young lady smile, by following standard dental esthetic guide lines. With careful, detailed examination and diagnosis, we could reach our goal toward providing a high esthetic smile change.

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