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Composite - The Ultimate Material for Minimally Invasive Dentistry

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Composite is the most versatile material we have in modern, aesthetic restorative dentistry. It can be used for direct restorations in anterior and posterior teeth, cements, post and cores, build-up material, attachment for orthodontics, and temporary or prototype restorations. It is universal, easy to manipulate, has good strength and exhibits optical properties when layered properly that revivals natural tooth structure. This program will focus on Class I, II and IV direct restorations. Discussion will include pearls from a clinician who has relied on adhesive dentistry and composite materials for over 25 years in his full-time private practice in Beverly Hills, California.

Date Added:
11/28/2011

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
Ronald Goldstein - (10/31/2013 11:19 PM)

Perhaps I can help answer some of the questions ....first , Blending the margins...I use a long bevel plus an overlay in the anteriors. Second, I use an explorer to scratch the old composite which usually stains it slightly black whereas the enamel or dentin does not. Third, the composite resin instruments I use to apply and shape the material are the Goldstein Hu-Friedy instruments...I designed them to be extremely thin so interproximal carving is much easier. Also, the new carver makes carving occlusal anatomy faster and more precise.

victor alarcon486 - (10/31/2013 5:00 PM)

great presentation Dear dr how you can deferienceted old composite any tip

victor alarcon486 - (10/31/2013 4:29 PM)

i want to see no small cavities what about deep decay

ramineh kangarloo - (7/19/2013 2:50 PM)

thank you very much for the great presentation. I use sectional band as well but sometimes my contacts are not as tight as I want them to be. could you please advise me on this subject. Also what is the best instrument to use to place composite.

FARHAN DURRANI492 - (6/9/2012 11:52 PM)

please tell what is the secret of blending the margins of restoration perfectly with the natural tooth

Anh Phan - (12/6/2011 8:34 PM)

Could you tell me where do you get the white silicone strip? Thank you

大蔵 田村 - (11/27/2011 12:17 AM)

please teach me what to do in order to make natural margin line.

Anas Elnassan - (11/23/2011 4:00 AM)

Thank you for the great webinar. I would like to ask about the scientific background for not starting finishing the composit befor 5 min.

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