Direct and indirect restoration in posteriors
Choosing a restorative procedure is often a cause for doubt for the dentist considering the loss of dental tissue and the different type of materials that we can use.
In case of extensive damage and tooth decay indirect restoration are preferred, to also avoid fracture risk through cusp coverage.
Differently, whenever possible, a direct approach must be taken, when talking about restorative procedures in posteriors.
This clinical case shows how to treat teeth with direct and indirect restoration.
The loss of dental tissue is the main aspect to consider in case of direct or indirect restoration choice, above all in premolar where fracture risk is very high.
Nowadays new techniques and materials can help dentistry in term of precision and esthetic aspects, also in indirect restorations.
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