How to bulk a posterior cavity
Using bulk materials in posterior cavities is today a predictable way to speed up restorative procedures as we need to be more and more fast and accurate in our operative procedures. With the introduction of the new bulk fill materials, both masses and flowables, we can get our aims of precision and correct shaping in posteriors, reducing the time spent chair-side, with the right agreement and stress reduction of the patient. Here’s described an easy way with which we treat this kind of restorative issues with predictable and long lasting results. We call this Bulk and Go Technique: easy, good and fast, the Style Italiano way.
TIP 1: We start with the isolation before the preparation of the cavities and the cleaning of the caries not to have the contamination of the dentin.
TIP 2: protect the dam from the accidental wear or perforation done with the burs, using a wooden wedge under the contact areas you have to open.
TIP 4: you can use the Garrison fishbone like wedges to increase the fitting of the matrix on the cervical step
What’s really important in our daily practice is to be neat and clean in our restorative procedures, and to get our goals without losing time. The new bulk fill composite materials can help us in doing so.
This is one of the ways in which everybody could reach a very good morphological and esthetic result with few predictable steps, spending a proper amount of chair-side time for the procedure.
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