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Category Restorative

  • What is Bioactive Dentistry? A Review (#217)

    by admin 1 Lessons in $40.00

    This article discusses the definition of bioactive dental materials and analyzes products that claim to possess bioactivity. Three brief case reports using bioactive restorative materials are presented. This article is peer reviewed and available for 2 hours of CE credit.

  • Restoration of a Lateral Incisor With Dens Invaginatus (#207)

    by admin 1 Lessons in $40.00

    Plinio Mendes Senna, DDS, PhD; Emmanuel João Nogueira Leal da Silva, DDS, PhD; Ricardo Guimarães de Carvalho, DDS; and Luciano Ribeiro Corrêa Netto, DDS; report a case involving a teenage patient with a maxillary lateral incisor malformed by dens invaginatus. Aesthetic restoration of the tooth was achieved using a gingiva-shaded composite.

  • The “Reservoir Restorative” Revolution

    by admin 1 Lessons in $40.00

    John C. Comisi, DDS, explores the factors behind direct dental restorative failures and the methods that can improve results.

  • Rehabilitation of Worn Dentition Using Adhesive and Implant Dentistry (#198)

    by admin 1 Lessons in $40.00

    Abdi Sameni, DDS; Ali Borzabadi-Farahani, DDS, MScD; and Alireza Moshaverinia, DDS, MS, PhD; describe the full-mouth rehabilitation of a patient with a worn dentition caused by nocturnal bruxism, utilizing a combination of adhesive and implant dentistry. This article is peer reviewed and available for 2 hours of CE credit. Learning Objectives: After reading this article, the individual will learn: (1) factors in the clinical management of worn dentition, and (2) a clinical technique for treating worn dentition using adhesive and implant dentistry.

  • Using Microscopes in Fixed Prosthodontics (#172)

    by admin 1 Lessons in $40.00

    John Mamoun, DMD, and Donato Napoletano, DMD, review the clinical process of adjusting crowns and bridges during try-in and insertion using microscope-level magnification combined with head-mounted coaxial illumination. This article is peer-reviewed and available for 2 hours of CE credit. Learning Objectives: After participating in this CE activity, the individual will learn: To use microscope-level magnification and headmounted coaxial illumination to obtain optimal seating of crowns and bridges. To use magnification and coaxial illumination to properly adjust the occlusion of crowns and bridges.

  • Understanding Light Curing, Part 2: (#174)

    by admin 1 Lessons in $40.00

    Howard E. Strassler, DMD, and Richard B. Price, BDS, DDS, MS, PhD, discuss the variables that affect light curing, as well as other important factors for successful light curing. This article is peer-reviewed and available for 2 hours of CE credit. Learning Objectives: After participating in this CE activity, the individual will learn: Key CORE variables that affect the success of light curing restorations. How to monitor and maintain curing lights to ensure optimal light curing.

  • Understanding Light Curing, Part 1: (#173)

    by admin 1 Lessons in $40.00

    Howard E. Strassler, DMD, and Richard B. Price, BDS, DDS, MS, PhD, discuss the importance of adequate photopolymerization and how to achieve predictable, clinically successful light-cured restorations. This article is peer-reviewed and available for 2 hours of CE credit Learning Objectives: After participating in this CE activity, the individual will learn: The importance of adequate photopolymerization of light-cured restorations. How to manage variables to achieve successful, predictable light-cured restorations.

  • Complete Oral Rehabilitation: A Case Report: Using a Combined Surgical/Ceramic Approach

    by admin 1 Lessons in $40.00

    Robert A. Lowe, DDS; Charles Maragos, CDT; and Jenny L. Wohlberg demonstrate how Dr. Lowe and his lab team managed the rehabilitation of a patient with a Class III malocclusion after orthognathic surgery.

  • Full-Mouth Restoration of a Severely Decayed Dentition

    by admin 1 Lessons in $40.00

    Steven T. Cutbirth, DDS, talks about a complex case involving an interdisciplinary approach to care.

  • Broadening the Spectrum of Use for Glass Ionomer Restorations

    by admin 1 Lessons in $60.00

    Daniel H. Ward, DDS, outlines different clinical applications of glass ionomer as a restorative material.

  • A Predictable Resin Composite Injection Technique, Part 2

    by admin 1 Lessons in $20.00

    Douglas A. Terry, DDS, et al describe a unique pediatric application for translating a diagnostic wax-up into composite restorations using an injectable intraoral composite resin technique.

  • Are Full-Coverage Crowns Overutilized?

    by admin 1 Lessons in $40.00

    Jose-Luis Ruiz, DDS, and Renee Kurtz, DMD, talk about the need to consider partial coverage restorations.

  • A Predictable Resin Composite Injection Technique, Part 1

    by admin 1 Lessons in $20.00

    Douglas A. Terry, DDS, and John M. Powers, PhD, describe a unique indirect/direct process of translating a diagnostic wax-up into composite restorations using an injectable intraoral composite resin technique.

  • Getting the Lines Right

    by admin 1 Lessons in $40.00

    Steven T. Cutbirth, DDS, outlines principles that are relevant to diagnosis, patient communication, and a successful outcome.