Esthetic Dentistry Clinical Pearls

Lesson Materials

  1. Fahl N Jr, Denehy GE, Jackson RD. Protocol for predictable restoration of anterior teeth with composite resins . Pract Periodontics Aesthet Dent. 1995;7(8):13-21.
    1. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/9002897/
  2. 3. Kishta-Derani M, Neiva GF, Yaman P, Dennison JB. Evaluation of tooth color change using four paint-on tooth whiteners. In: International Association for Dental Research (IADR). March 9-12, 2005; Baltimore, MD. Abstract 61931.
    1. https://www.aegisdentalnetwork.com/id/2012/06/restoring-a-fractured-maxillary-central-incisor-in-the-whitened-dentition
  3.  Fahl N Jr. A polychromatic composite layering approach for solving a complex class IV/direct veneer-diastema combination: part I . Pract Proced Aesthet Dent. 2006;18(10):641-645.
    1. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/17402627/
  4. Dietschi D. Free-hand composite resin restorations: a key to anterior aesthetics . Pract Periodont Aesthet Dent. 1995;7(7):15-25.
    1. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/9002903/
  5. Magne P, Holz J. Stratification of composite restorations: systematic and durable replication of natural aesthetics . Pract Periodont Aesthet Dent. 1996;8(1):61-68.
    1. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/9028274/


Dr. Robert Marus is an expert cosmetic dentist and during this lesson he’ll provide you with practice techniques to provide your patients with high-caliber esthetic results. He’ll discuss the unique challenges associated with restoring dentition that has been whitened. He has decades of experience to share. In 2001 the prestigious American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry honored Dr. Marus with accreditation.  This distinction and honor makes him the only accredited member found in Bucks (PA) and Mercer Counties (NJ) and the only accredited dentist out of only four in the entire state of Pennsylvania

Lesson Objectives

  1. Develop a nuanced understanding for the challenges associated with restoring bleached dentition
  2. Learn of techniques for shade matching a tooth
  3. Become aware of the value of using a “mock up” before finally restoring a tooth
  4. Learn of techniques for increasing case acceptance 


  • Lesson Length: 47 min
  • CE credit: 0.75 hours
  • Release Date: 6/1/20
  • Review Date: 11/15/20
  • Expiration Date: 11/15/23