Indian Journal of Dental Research

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: 2011  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 804--809

Role of colors in prosthodontics: Application of color science in restorative dentistry


Vinaya Bhat, D Krishna Prasad, Sonali Sood, Aruna Bhat 
 Department of Prosthodontics and Crown and Bridge, A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, NITTE University, Mangalore,Karnataka, India

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Sonali Sood
Department of Prosthodontics and Crown and Bridge, A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, NITTE University, Mangalore,Karnataka
India

Shade selection procedure depends on various factors including translucency, contour and surface texture. Tooth shade selection using a conventional means involves a high degree of subjectivity. Traditional shade guides are available that use several methods for quantifying shade. Technology-based systems provide with an advantage of natural looking restorations. They include RGB devices, colorimeters, spectrophotometers. The impact of the color science can be seen on various restorative materials ranging from ceramics to maxillofacial prosthetic materials.


How to cite this article:
Bhat V, Prasad D K, Sood S, Bhat A. Role of colors in prosthodontics: Application of color science in restorative dentistry.Indian J Dent Res 2011;22:804-809


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Bhat V, Prasad D K, Sood S, Bhat A. Role of colors in prosthodontics: Application of color science in restorative dentistry. Indian J Dent Res [serial online] 2011 [cited 2021 Dec 9 ];22:804-809
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