Porcelain veneers produced by refractory die method

  • Katerina Zlatanovska
  • Julija Zarkova-Atanasova
  • Ana Radeska
  • Natasa Denkova
  • Kiro Papakoca


Nowadays porcelain veneers are constantly increasing in popularity among dental practitioners because of their excellent clinical performance. As materials and techniques develop they have become most utilized, high aesthetic and less invasive therapeutic possibility used for conservative restoration of unaesthetic anterior teeth.  Technological advances today make it easy to obtain natural aesthetic result with conservative interventions. The many all-ceramic systems available to dentists and dental technicians today offer choices like never before. The choice of material and technique depends on the indications and clinical case. There are many ways to fabricate porcelain restorations. This study describes that a quality porcelain veneer restoration can be made by the refractory die method, which produce excellent results but requires more effort in model making.

Keywords All-ceramic systems, non-invasive, porcelain veneers, refractory die