Pro-Esthetics Dental Laboratory LTD
Klaas Van Der Walt, RDT and Nico Pienaar, RDT
Creating Beautiful Smiles
Call: (604) 973-0160

Three quick steps

Determining the Value, Chroma and Hue

Three quick steps to successful shade matching.

  1. Determine the Value on a scale of 1-5.
  2. Determine the Chroma on a scale of 1-3.
  3. Determine the Hue: Choose Middle, Yellower or Redder.

Prescribing the Perfect Shade

Shade-Taking Guidelines

Hold shade guide to patients' mouth at arms length

Compare and determine color under diffuse light (natural light or suitable daylight lamps)

Make a swift selection, always accept your first decision

Remember to check the appropriate box under matrial prescription


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