Tooth Express News #41
Shade Quality Assurance Using the X-Rite Farnsworth-Munsell 100 Hue Color Vision Tester
by Luca Tubbini
Today, More Dental Practioners are Relying on Nylon-Based Removable Partial Dentures (RPDs) for heir Patients. The tcs® nbreakable partials are fabricated from a strong and durable biocompatable nylon thermoplastic. tcs® unbreakable may be used whenever you are considering a removable.
In a discussion of dentures, a patient’s utmost concern is appearance. There are other decision factors but appearance is key. Correct denture esthetics help restore the individual character and appearance of the patient. An important aspect of tooth esthetics is the natural relationship of tooth color or shade to age and complexion. Correct patient tooth shade matching must consider these relevant
esthetic-based relationships. A tool in the quest for correct shade selection is the Justi Imperial expanded shade guide which offers
an “aged based” tooth shade system that allows a patients age, build and facial characteristics to be assessed when selecting a tooth shade.
Tooth manufacturing by necessity employs many overlapping quality control processes. From one production run to the next tooth characteristics that include shade must be consistent and free from defects. Product handling, testing, packaging and shipping must be
done by qualified trained personnel. Partial dentures for your patient. tcs® unbreakable gives you the option of ofering your patients a restoration with lexibility, strength, and esthetics. Story continued on page 4
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