158 Color and Appearance (esthetics): Hard and Soft Dental Tissues and Restorative Materials

Saturday, March 24, 2012: 8 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Session Type: Oral Session
1.5 CE hours

Learning Objectives:
Evaluate color and appearance of restorative dental materials
Evaluate color and appearance of hard dental tissues
Evaluate color and appearance of facial elastomers
Confirmation of Theoretical Color Predictions for Layering Resin Composite Materials
S. MIKHAIL, The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, Lewis Center, OH, S. AZER, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, and W. JOHNSTON, Division of Restorative and Prosthetic Dentistry, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Optical Properties of CAD-CAM Generated Zirconia and Glass-Ceramic Laminate Veneers
T.F. ALGHAZZAWI, Substitutive Dental Sciences, Taibah University, Madina, Saudi Arabia, P. LIU, Prosthodontics, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, M.E. ESSIG, General Dental Sciences, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, J. LEMONS, Dept. of Biomaterials & Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, and G.M. JANOWSKI, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
Light Transmission Characteristics of Dentin and Opaque-Shade Resin Composites
M. NAKAJIMA1, A. ARIMOTO1, T. PRASANSUTTIPORN2, and J. TAGAMI2, 1Cariology and Operative Dentistry, Tokyo Medical & Dental University, Tokyo, Japan, 2Cariology and Operative Dentistry; GCOE Program, International Research Center for Molecular Science in Tooth and Bone Diseases, Tokyo Medical & Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
Cosmetic, Nanoclay and Functional Pigment Performance in UVB-Irradiated Facial Elastomers
M. BEATTY1, G. POLYZOIS2, B. SIMETICH3, and J. SCHULTE3, 1Research Service/Adult Restorative Dentistry, VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Healthcare System / University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, 2Maxillofacial Prosthetics Service, University of Athens (EKPA), Athens, Greece, 3Adult Restorative Dentistry, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
The Role of Enamel Crystallography on Tooth Shade
H. EIMAR1, B. MARELLI1, S.N. NAZHAT1, W.M. AMIN2, J. TORRES3, R. ALBUQUERQUE1, and F. TAMIMI1, 1Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada, 2Faculty of Dentistry, Univeristy Of Jordan, Amman, Jordan, 3Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Alcorcon, Spain
Optical Effects of Artificial Gingival Color on Ceramic Crown Shade
J. WANG, J. LIN, J. DA SILVA, and S. NAGAI, Department of Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials Sciences, Harvard University, Boston, MA