Bringing Composite Resins to an Art Form in the Anterior Segment
Newton Fahl, DDS, MS
Planning & Finishing Techniques
Longevity and optimal aesthetics are critical aspects to consider when planning for direct composite resin restorations. While strength, wear resistance, and superior micromechanical retention are typically associated with functional durability, during the planning stage clinicians must equally consider aesthetic longevity, which includes retension of the original morphology, color stability, stain resistance, and marginal adaptation. To ensure optimum results for direct composite resin restorations,…
Direct Posterior Bonded Restorations - An Outline of a Clinical Technique
In this study, the authors explore current concepts in direct posterior bonded restorations
Communicating Digitally with the Laboratory: Design, Impressions, Shade, and the Digital Laboratory Slip
This article will review and explore some of the digital opportunities and rationales for digital communication of all forms of clinical information from the dentist to the laboratory.
Bonding of Posterior Partial Coverage Ceramic Restorations - Part 3 of 3
This webinar segment will focus on bonding partial coverage posterior porcelain restorations.
Correction of Tooth Defects and Discolored Teeth Using Direct Composite Resin - Part 4 of 4
This video will deal with correction of severe tooth discoloration using nano composites. Immediate composite resin bonding can act as either the ideal correction or as an extended trial smile so patients can live with their new smile as long as necessary.
Restoring invisible margins on direct composite cases.
Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry: Replicating Nature, When Nature Has Been Compromised
Drs. Cherilyn Sheets and Jacinthe Paquett discuss the understanding of the art and science of dentistry to create restorations that duplicate nature.
The Use of Composite Resin in Esthetic Dentistry
By completing this course you will receive 1 CEU.
Clinical Tips for Posterior Composites
Despite the popularity of posterior composites, it is a topic that still creates questions and frustrations for many clinicians. Our goal is to place these restorations with ease and success to create long lasting results. We will discuss preparation design, material selection, matrices, and placement techniques. One of the most common questions I get is about predictably creating tight contacts, and we will look at several techniques to ensure this happens.
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