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Customize Your Composites For Your Patients

Description:
Today's composite resins have truly evolved to the point where you can several 'best' choice for any restorative situation. Using various case studies, this course will demonstrate the use of a family of low-shrinkage composites and proven techniques to provide many examples of the applications of different types of composites to provide excellent results. Additionally, we will discuss how to use the photography of these cases to create awareness to current, new, and potential patients through various marketing techniques.

Date Added:
11/11/2012

Author(s):

Gary M. Radz, DDS Gary M. Radz, DDS
Dr. Gary Radz maintains a private practice, Cosmetic Dentistry of Colorado, in downtown Denver. His full time general practice focuses on cosmetic dentistry.

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Questions & Comments
Vicente Rodriguez - (5/28/2014 8:37 AM)

Thanks Dr Radz I enjoy your lecture and I learned from it.

Alaa Qari - (9/7/2013 5:18 PM)

I would like to know when we should bevel? Is it only for class III and IV? Great presentation, thanks!

Ronald Goldstein - (12/8/2012 5:04 PM)

Gary, When I first did class II restorations in the early 60's I beveled the gingival margin and not sure when I stopped...I must have read a research paper that advised against it but cannot find it. Any thoughts on why we all stopped? Great program! Ron

Gary Radz - (11/23/2012 2:55 PM)

Nathan, Dr. Goldstien provided a nice solution for the first part of your question. As far as slipping off of ring........Garrison recently introduced an XTR ring in their system that is supposed to help with the problem of rings popping off. May want to go to their website and to learn more.

Gary Radz - (11/23/2012 2:52 PM)

Kevin. No I do not bevel the margins on my class I and II restorations.

Gary Radz - (11/23/2012 2:52 PM)

bassam, not you don't need to see the chalky appearance of the enamel. If you've done a total etch for 15 seconds the enamel will be etched. If you dry the enamel enough to see the chalky appearance on the enamel......you have probably over dried the dentin.

Gary Radz - (11/23/2012 2:50 PM)

Sam, Not a CEREC or E4D user.......so not in a good position to comment. Sorry.

Ronald Goldstein - (11/16/2012 3:32 PM)

Nathan, I also had the same type problems as you have had and so I stick to the Tofflemire annealed bands with tight wedging and seal the gingival part of the class II and then relax the band, increse pressure on the wedge and I do get tight contacts and nicely built marginal ridges.

Nathan Saydyk - (11/16/2012 8:51 AM)

One of the areas I struggle with is developing the marginal ridge and the occlusal portion of the contact. Any suggestions on getting a life like and healthy inter proximal marginal ridge? Also, I struggle with the v-ring system slipping off....kills me every time. Do you have the same issue with the Garrison product? Great presentation, thank you.

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