As restorative dentists, our goal is to restore the biomechanical, structural and aesthetic integrity of damaged teeth back to that of a natural tooth. But the natural tooth has a very unique configuration. Our aim is to accurately mimic this structure with the restorative materials and techniques we have available to us today, whilst at the same time adopting a conservative approach. This is the principle of Biomimetic Restorative Dentistry.
Aims and objectives:
To understand the principles and rationale of biomimetic restorative dentistry.
To develop an understanding of the clinical procedures and restorative materials used to apply the principle of biomimetic dentistry focusing on: