Style Italiano. Part 2. The philosophy. Creating techniques that are reproducible for aesthetic restorations

Posted on 01 February 2015
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57 mins CPD/CE

Aims and objectives:

Following on from part 1, where a technique for simplifying the use of composite in aesthetic restorations was suggested by Professor Putignano, Dr. Walter Devoto provides, and introduces, the Style Italiano philosophy of sharing and learning together.

Dr. Devoto showcases some of the newer ideas and technologies that they are developing, to simplify composite restorations and the Style Italiano philosophy within this. This lecture has some very useful tips to take your composite restorations to a new level. To include tips on achieving dentine and enamel layering for great aesthetics.

He explains how the different thicknesses of dentine and enamel, using various different composites, result in predictable aesthetic results. He also shows an instrument that helps achieve a specific thickness of enamel with tips on shade guide creation.

A custom way to construct a shade guide is demonstrated.

Tips on bevelling – which instruments to use, where to bevel and bevelling techniques.

  • Understand a philosophy and techniques for creating reproducible and repeatable aesthetic dentistry
  • Understand layering techniques
  • Understand the Misura instrument to get great enamel aesthetics
  • Understand new tips on shade guides

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