The dentist as an artists and a technician. Tips on anterior and posterior composite. Part 2

Posted on 21 June 2014
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50 mins CPD/CE

Aims and objectives:

Gain an overview of anterior composites, taking into consideration:

  • The dentist as an artist (anterior)
  • Pre-operative status of the case
  • Direct mockup
  • Isolation
  • Preparation, minimal
  • Enamel layering
  • Class IV, workflow, palatal stent, preparation stages, layering principles, polishing principles
  • Typodont case
  • Palatal stent, fabrication
  • Preparation components, burs, discs, palatal chamfer, facial infinity bevel, proximo-incisal line angles
  • Invisible restorations
  • The art of layering, palatal shell, adaption, instrumentation
  • Optimise outline form, opaquer, chromatic enamel, opalescence effects, achromatic enamel, pre-finishing, instrumentation
  • Hypocalcifications
  • Finishing techniques, surface homogenisation
  • Proportion, transition line angles, height of contour, line angle illusions, proximal line angles, creating transitions
  • Texture, surface topography, incisal characterisations, secondary anatomy, lobes and grooves, illusion of length, orientation illusions, perikymata, reflective zones, final lustre, instrumentation
  • Final outcomes

This is Part 2

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