StyleItaliano Part 4. Adhesion

Posted on 01 February 2015
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46 mins CPD/CE

This is the fourth of a series of seven videos on various aspects of aesthetic dentistry from Style Italiano In this video, Prof Putignano talks about adhesion. He covers adhesion in - Enamel in anteriors - Enamel and Dentine in anteriors - Failing composites in anteriors - Enamel and dentine in posteriors Dr Putignano also covers adhesion for both the direct and indirect techniques Dr Putignano discussed the importance of adhesion for veneers explaining the protocols to use for veneers which need to be bonded to enamel only or veneers that need to be bonded to enamel and dentine. He discusses the importance of the veneer thickness in choosing the cement as dual-core or light cure only for purposes of cementation and also for colour matching. Dr Putignano also explains the bonding protocols for composite resins in enamel only and in enamel and dentine and provides examples of cases. In the final aspect, he also discusses and explains why adhesives fail and how this failure can be minimised

Aims and objectives

  • Understand the process of adhesion
  • Understand how adhesion differs in enamel and dentine related to their structure
  • Understand how adhesion works with composite restorations and also for indirect restorations
  • Understand failure of adhesion and how to minimise this

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