This paper explains a conservative, pragmatic and minimally invasive intervention concept for the treatment of severe tooth wear patients based on the Radboud Tooth Wear Project in the Netherlands. Guidelines and flowcharts for management of severe tooth wear patients and... Continue Reading →
This paper describes the application technique of direct shaping by occlusion (DSO) for large composite restorations including the entire occlusal surface. For this technique, matrix bands and wedges are inserted without interference with antagonists in the desired occlusion. The final... Continue Reading →
Resin bonded bridges, if provided under the right circumstances and designed appropriately are a very predictable option for the replacement of tooth units. I have gathered some literature that I felt would provide a good overview below. AA. Clinical Considerations... Continue Reading →
The increasing knowledge of microhybrid composite materials has offered clinicians multiple restorative options. The use of products that guarantee a high adhesive capacity, isolation via rubber dam, and anatomic shaping with thin layering and adequate cyclic polymerization are the bases... Continue Reading →
This article, the second in a two-part series, continues the discussion of a conservative, effective, and artistic philosophy for performing esthetic direct anterior composite restorations based on the principles of emulating the proper form, color, and function of natural dentition.... Continue Reading →
A great video on dental adhesion.
The short answer is that we know a lot more now than we did five years ago about the outcomes of these types of restoration. Clinicians who provide these routinely over the years have modified the designs from their first... Continue Reading →