Monthly Archives: February, 2019

The perfect matrix for direct composite resin veneers

Based on clinical and scientific data, direct composite veneers, which are a cheaper solution compared to traditional ceramic, offer a valid option for aesthetic...

Bleach, Infiltrate, Restore – Part 2

A clinical cases by our Community member Dr. Shiraz Khan. Dental bleaching is a treatment protocol that has been widely accepted as being a minimal...

Diastema closure by Dr. Walter Devoto

We had originally used a silicone key for guidance when closing the diastema between the patient’s maxillary central incisors. No tooth preparation was carried out; the composite was merely bonded to the tooth structure. When the patient returned now, the restorations surface showed only slight discolorations, which were removable by polishing. The shape of the teeth was okay, but not perfect. We decided to retreat her in a non-prep, single-shade approach. The main goal was to create a more natural shape. This time, we used a contoured posterior sectional matrix to facilitate the process, as a matrix offers more guidance than a palatal silicone key. This time, we used a contoured posterior sectional matrix to facilitate the process, as a matrix offers more guidance than a palatal silicone key.

Immediate temporary crown for tooth fracture

Among the diverse emergencies we receive at a dental practice, tooth fracture is kind of common. Before taking action, we have to decide what we...

Make your Endo-life easier using E-Connect S

In daily practice it’s really important during the shaping of the root canal system relying on high quality endomotor. Nowadays the market is plenty...

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