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Here are references to publications regarding shade-matching.

Recent Publications

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Authors and Publication Details
A Clinician’s Perspective on the Accuracy of the Shade Determination of Dental Ceramics —A Systematic Review

Dudkiewicz K, Łacinik S, Jedliński M, Janiszewska-Olszowska J, Grocholewicz K.; Journal of Personalized Medicine; Mar, 2024; 14(3):252.

Impact of restoration thickness and tooth shade background on the translucency of zirconia laminate veneers: An in vitro comparative study


Jurado C, Alhotan A. Mekled S, Cho S, et al., Saudi Dent J; Jan, 2024.

In Vitro evaluation of the effects of whitening toothpastes on the color and surface roughness of different composite resin materials


Colak G, and Katirci G., BMC Oral Health 23(1):580; Aug, 2023.
Accuracy and precision of intraoral scanners for shade matching: A systematic review

Tabatabaian, F., et al., The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, Nov, 2022.
Validation of two clinical color measuring instruments for use in dental research

Akl, M., Poh Choo Sim, C., Nunn, M., et al., In: Journal of Dentistry, Vol. 125, 104223; Oct., 2022.

The Influence of Dental Occlusion on Spectrophotometric Tooth Color Determinations

Mazur M., Westland S., et al., The Open Dentistry Journal, Clinical Trial Study, Vol 14, June, 2020.
Accuracy of an intraoral digital scanner in tooth color determination Vygandas Rutkunas, Julius Dirse, and Vytautas Bilius, The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry; Feb, 2020.

Evaluation of reliability and validity of three dental color-matching devices Tsiliagkou A, Diamantopoulou S, Papazoglou E, Kakaboura A. Int J Esthet Dent, 2016 Spring;11(1):110-24; Feb, 2016.

Comparison of color differences in visual versus spectrophotometric shade matching MOODLEY, DS; PATEL, N; MOODLEY, T and RANCHOD, H., S. Afr. Dent. J., Johannesburg, v. 70, n. 9, p. 402-407; Oct, 2015.