Int J Stomatol ›› 2021, Vol. 48 ›› Issue (3): 287-291.doi: 10.7518/gjkq.2021030

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Research progress on posterior occlusal veneer

Shen Dongni(),Shi Ying,Fu Baiping()   

  1. The Affiliated Hospital of Stomatology, Zhejiang University School of Medicine & Key Laboratory of Oral Biomedical Research of Zhejiang Province, Hangzhou 310006, China
  • Received:2020-11-15 Revised:2021-01-22 Online:2021-05-01 Published:2021-05-14
  • Contact: Baiping Fu;


Occlusal veneer is made of a resin-bonded restoration with entire coverage of all cusps. With the advances in bonding techniques and restorative materials as well as the prevalence of minimally invasive dentistry, occlusal veneer has provided a conservative, promising alternative to the full crown, especially for the treatment of flat occlusal defect on vital tooth caused by abrasion and erosion. This study reviews the research progress on the definition, indications and contraindications, material selections, tooth preparations, adhesion, and complications of occlusal veneer to provide references for further research and applications.

Key words: occlusal veneer, adhesion, tooth preparation, restoration thickness, complication

CLC Number: 

  • R783.3

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