Optical properties identical to the Opallis composite: Developed with Opallis composite.
Three degrees with different thicknesses: Allows greater predictability of opacity at different depths of restorations.
Overlay of pieces: Predicting the effect of different colors combined in stratified layers.
• Selection of shades for direct restorations with the Opallis composite resin or others using
the VITA Classical standard.
• Selection of shades for prosthetic works whose reference is VITA Classical standard.
• Shade tracing of teeth during whitening.
Step by step
Do the prophylaxis of the teeth, removing extrinsic dirt.
Bring the Opallis Shade Guide near to the tooth, and view it under natural light, with the patient seated or standing. You shall observe it from a distance of 30cm, semi-extending the arm.
For both enamel and dentin, the shade taking should begin by selecting the hue – basic shade (A, B or C), followed by the chroma – shade saturation (0.5 to 3.5).
To select the dentin shade, we suggest positioning the guide on the most cervical third of the teeth, where enamel is thinner.
To select the enamel shade, we suggest positioning the guide on the incisive / occlusal or proximal third of the teeth, where there is less thickness and interference by the dentin.
Effect shades may be used as needed to mimic the characteristics of natural teeth. They are usually used as increments of enamel.
Upon final selection, you may overlap the guide’s pieces to foresee the results in terms of opacity and final effect.