Dental Education
Online Dental Education Dental education lectures and videos Online dental ce Dental education articles Expert dental educators Dental products education Dental Community
 
Dental Publication / Article Details

The Centripetal Build-Up for Composite Resin Posterior Restorations The Centripetal Build-Up for Composite Resin Posterior Restorations

Author(s):

Prof. Nitzan Bichacho, DMD

Date Added:

1/1/1994


Summary:

This paper introduces a new technique for creating Class II posterior composite restorations - the centripetal build-up. This technique replaces the lost tooth structure from the periphery towards the center of the cavity, thereby achieving better marginal adaptation to the gingival floor. Since overfilling is rare, rotary finishing is minimized. This method allows the creation of long-term aesthetic posterior composite restorations, while utilizing conventional auxiliary (ie, metal matrix bands and wooden wedges) in operative dentistry. The learning objective of this article is to introduce this new technique to a wider segment of the dental profession.

Related Articles
Final Finishing of Composites and Laminates

Final Finishing of Composites and Laminates
Covers the principles in finishing laminates.

Author(s): Ronald Goldstein, DDS
View Article>>
Fatigue Resistance and Crack Propensity of Novel "Super-Closed" Sandwich Composite Resin Restorations in Large MOD Defects

Fatigue Resistance and Crack Propensity of Novel "Super-Closed" Sandwich Composite Resin Restorations in Large MOD Defects
To asses the influence of conventional glass ionomer cement (GIC) vs resin-modified GIC (RMGIC) as a base material for novel, super-closed sandwich restorations (SCSR) and its effect on shrinkage-induced crack propensity and in vitro accelerated fatigue resistance. A standard MOD slot-type tooth preparation was applied to 30 extracted maxillary molars. A modified sandwich restoration was used, in which the enamel/dentin bonding agent was applied first, followed by a Ketac Molar or Fuji II LC base, leaving 2mm for composite resin material. Shrinkage induced enamel cracks were tracked with photography and transillumination. Samples were loaded until fracture or to a maximum of 185,000 cycles under isometric chewing, starting with a load of 200 N and gradually up to a maximum of 30,000 each...

Author(s): Pascal Magne, DMD, PhD; Silvana Silva, DMD, PhD; Mauro de Andrada, DMD, PhD; Hamilton Maia, DMD, PhD
View Article>>
Prosthetic Gingival Reconstruction in Fixed Partial Restorations - Part 3: Laboratory Procedures and Maintenance

Prosthetic Gingival Reconstruction in Fixed Partial Restorations - Part 3: Laboratory Procedures and Maintenance
This third and final installment in the series focuses on the laboratory and clinical procedures involved in fabricating a prosthesis with artificial gingiva and provides information on proper maintenance of these restorations.

Author(s): Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT;Henry Salama, DMD;Maurice Salama, DMD;David Garber, DMD;Marcelo Calamita, DDS, MS, PhD;Guilherme Cabral, DDS, CDT
View Article>>
Related Videos
Bonding of Posterior Partial Coverage Ceramic Restorations - Part 1 of 3 Premium Member Content

Bonding of Posterior Partial Coverage Ceramic Restorations - Part 1 of 3
This webinar segment will focus on bonding partial coverage posterior porcelain restorations.

Presented By:: Lee Ann Brady, DMD
Presentation Style: Lecture
Community Rating:
 
Watch Now>>
Anterior Composite Restorations - The Reality of Making it Real - Part 1 of 3 Premium Member Content

Anterior Composite Restorations - The Reality of Making it Real - Part 1 of 3
Learn finishing and polishing techniques to create realism in your direct composites and these undetectable additions to enhance one’s patients smile.

Presented By:: Brian P. LeSage, DDS FAACD
Presentation Style: Video
Community Rating:
 
Watch Now>>
COMPOSITES in the 3D World: Ease, Strength and Beauty Premium Member Content

COMPOSITES in the 3D World: Ease, Strength and Beauty
Composite is the most versatile cosmetic restorative material we have in a comprehensive, esthetic minimally invasive dental practice. It is easily sculptable to gain the proper contour, has great strength were clinically indicated and can attain the appropriate color, luster and polish for a beautifully seamless restoration. Revisit skills in direct composite restorations such as layering with the aid of a matrix, which allows for a more ideal 3D undetectable restoration. Custom characterization and finishing and polishing will also be included.

Presented By:: Brian P. LeSage, DDS FAACD
Presentation Style: Video
Community Rating:
 
Watch Now>>
Related Courses
Adhesive Dentistry: From Direct to Indirect Restorations Premium Member Content

Adhesive Dentistry: From Direct to Indirect Restorations
Restorative dentistry has changed in recent years. New materials and techniques allow the execution of partial restorations, direct and indirect, with metal-free techniques and started a true partnership between this discipline and prosthodontics. A good esthetic and functional rehabilitation starts from the proper clinical evaluation of the patient and of his problems, planning all the clinical and laboratory procedures in order to reduce the possibility of performing a subpar restoration. It is very important to have a synergy between the clinician, the dental technician and the patient and to make the right use of the protocols and a flow chart to address all patient needs. The goal is to achieve the right balance between biology, esthetic and function by applying a minimally invasive approach.

Presented By:: Alessandro Conti, DDS
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
Watch Now>>
“Finally” - Predictable Indirect Conservative Posterior Restorations Premium Member Content

“Finally” - Predictable Indirect Conservative Posterior Restorations
Predictable and repeatable results can be achieved through materials and clinical practices that, on one hand, preserve the original structure of the compromised tooth and, on the other hand, involve a very low biologic price. New technologies for the enamel-dentin adhesion and the continuous evolution of more sophisticated esthetic materials (composite resins and porcelains) allow the effective reaching of verifiable and predictable results. Technologies and materials have to follow an operative approach that strictly involves operative steps which have been carefully codified referring to the materials typology used for time to time. This lecture aims to point out the relevant guidelines for obtaining predictable indirect posterior restorations through the evaluation of a correct biomechanical approach rather than giving just a “trendy” adhesive approach.

Presented By:: Prof. Francesco M. Mangani, MD, DDS
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
Watch Now>>
Esthetic Case Design and Minimally Invasive Tooth Preparation: The Role of Magnification Premium Member Content

Esthetic Case Design and Minimally Invasive Tooth Preparation: The Role of Magnification
In this webinar, esthetic case planning and a new complete protocol of tooth preparation for full crowns will be highlighted utilizing modified enamel chisels and the dental microscope. Multimedia will be utilized for optimal visual learning using magnification photography and videos to focus on specific details required to improve your dental skills. The important role of magnification in dentistry will be further discussed.

Presented By:: Nazariy Mykhaylyuk, DMD
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
Watch Now>>
Download Now

Important!

To view this dental publication or article, you must be a registered user of Dental XP. If you are already a member, click here to login.

Registration is free and only takes several minutes. Dental XP will never spam you, or sell your information.

Join For Free







Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use
©2021

Preferred Language: English Flag
Contact Us · Login · Register