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COMPOSITES in the 3D World: Ease, Strength and Beauty

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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. Cerec and its advanced technology has opened a whole new window to explore in the 3D world. A new completely innovative concept of 3D indirect composite restorations will be shared. Using Cerec technology to scan, design and mill a core is the starting point. Then using many of the composite skill of the direct world and one is able to attain the 3 C's of composite-- ideal color, contour and creativity. Join me as I explore the 3D world of composites.

Date Added:
12/17/2013

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
sigal jacobson - (12/25/2014 3:25 AM)

Good technique ,I use the new uVeneer system with the Cerec and save a lot of time

Ron Duffin - (8/1/2014 11:32 PM)

I got a little lost on how you are doing your ceramic/ composite veneers. I would assume that you are basically making a ceramic base and customizing colors and textures with composite. I am wondering about the strength of the porcelain composite interface and overall longevity compared to full porcelain veneers.

Maurice Salama - (2/21/2014 6:14 PM)

Shalmas; Welcome to DentalXP. We are happy to have you. This content is Premium and not available for Free Basic Membership. Please consider Upgrading your membership. Regards Dr. Salama

shaimaa khasha - (2/21/2014 9:43 AM)

Hi I cant see any vidio despite Im new free member why? Thanks for your tim

Osama Abdel Qader - (12/18/2013 2:03 AM)

It was so difficult for me to finish this 33 minutes presentation... I think this technique is so critical, and difficult, a lot of lab work dentist should do with composite on the stone model... I think veneers are more convenient to me.... but what i like really is the "double bevel technique",, what he called "Star Burst Bevel"

Federico Nolte 821 - (12/17/2013 8:09 PM)

a lot of questions. how do you cement the cerec layer to the remaining dental structure. do you use an adhesive between the cerec layer and the composite layers? when cutting back to adhere composite do you use refrigeration like water or? impressive I,m beginning to learn about cerec thats why that kind of questions Federico Nolte Santillán, Cancún México hansnolt@prodigy.net.mx

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