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Successful Composite Resin Restorations - Part 1 of 2

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Amalgam has been a durable successful dental restorative material; however this material has recently come under question due to its mercury content and disposal. Composite resin materials range from flowable to highly filled condensable type viscosities. There are many factors that influence the success of posterior composite resin restorations. This presentation will identify the factors that limit success (size, patient type, caries risk, shrinkage, curing light) and the materials that can be successfully used to restore posterior teeth. Beginning with flowable materials and their clinical application the presentation will discuss the open sandwich technique, use of flowable posterior restorations, sectional matrices and fluoride, calcium and phosphate releasing materials.

Date Added:
9/10/2015

Author(s):
John Burgess, DDS, MS
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Questions & Comments
stephen hansen - (9/8/2015 10:35 AM)

Thank you Maurice. Looking forward to it

stephen hansen - (9/8/2015 10:33 AM)

Great material. Has part 2 been uploaded?

Maurice Salama - (9/8/2015 8:00 AM)

Nasri and Stephen; Keep an eye out. Part 2 coming soon....

Nasri Shwehdy - (9/7/2015 5:11 AM)

Thanks a lot! but I couldn't find the part 2 of this fantastic Lecture. Greeting from Germany! Nasri Shwehdy

stephen hansen - (9/3/2015 11:48 AM)

Great info. Looking for "part 2"?

David Garber - (8/27/2015 10:55 AM)

I only just this minute finished listening to your program and so appreciated "the quality & vast quantity of information" you were able to get across to us all . . . . It is amazing how rapidly the world of composite and adhesion changes, and how imperative it is for us all to get the type of concise clear update you just gave us - even if only to rid us of incorrect habits - me included ! - so valuable to me and and sure to all our members -

Richard Trushkowsky - (8/25/2015 9:11 PM)

You discussed polymerization shrinkage but you didn't discuss polymerization stress. Is this a factor especially with thin walls?
With materials like Activa what is your technique in developing anatomy (you can't sculpt-requires rotary) and do you rely on the sectional matrices for a good contact or overlay with conventional composite.
Great lecture as always looking forward to second part

Robert Burstein - (8/25/2015 3:51 PM)

"larger base" meaning thicker base! compressive strength and resilience. Lack of adhesion of the base as a material to tooth and subsequent resin. Polymerization shrinkage of flowables is less meaningful when used as a base.

Ronald Goldstein - (8/23/2015 3:17 PM)

I have always been impressed with the excellent research and reports coming from Dr. Burgess's work. And this lecture proves he gives a tremendous amount of helpful information to the restorative dentist in a short amour of time…Makes me have to listen several times to comprehend all the useful tips.

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