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Anterior Composite Restorations - The Reality of Making it Real - Part 3 of 3

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Direct anterior composite restorations are one of the most difficult clinical procedures the comprehensive, esthetic dentist attempts to do. What specifically makes these restorations so challenging? Learn the various parameters needed to create a seamless composite bonded restoration. Does the classification of material matter? How will a starburst bevel, layering and a putty matrix aid one in 3-D composite artistry. Learn finishing and polishing techniques to create realism in your direct composites and these undetectable additions to enhance one's patients smile.

Date Added:
8/22/2011

Author(s):

Brian P. LeSage, DDS FAACD Brian P. LeSage, DDS FAACD
Dr. Brian P. LeSage graduated magna cum laude with the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Dental Society award from the University of Maryland, Baltimore Col...
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Questions & Comments
Chu Liang - (7/20/2013 9:24 AM)

I would like to know about the glaze as well

Panagiotis Philippou195 - (10/30/2011 11:06 AM)

why the restorations must be slightly darker than the tooth?

Naveed Jamil - (10/30/2011 5:19 AM)

A brilliant 3 part instruction on how to create outstanding composite restorations, covering all aspects extremely well. The starburst bevel may well change my life! A glaze is placed over the comps at the end of the first session, I assume that is a bonding agent eg prime and bond or does Brain use something else?

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