StyleItaliano Special
July 31, 2023
Dr. Vincenzo Tosco, PhD

Essential Posterior Direct Composite Restorations

Welcome to the 3rd Clinical Case of our StyleItaliano Special.

You can find the 1st article “Essential Lines: Aesthetic and functional simplified.” here and the 2nd article “Aesthetic and long lasting direct composite restoration in the anterior area” here.

Enjoy!

Initial situation

Initial Situation of a patient with an existed composite restorations and secondary caries on the lower molars.

Rubber dam application

Rubber dam application.

caries removal

Dental Caries Removal with low speed bur and mechanical dentil chisel.

Dental Caries Detector application

Dental Caries Detector application to check if all the cavity is clean.

Cleaned Cavities

Cleaned Cavities.

3M™ Scotchbond™ Universal Plus

3M™ Scotchbond™ Universal Plus application after Selective Enamel Etching.

Bonding Polymerization after Air-Blowing Application

Bonding Polymerization after Air-Blowing Application.

3M™ Filtek™ Bulk Fill flowable restorative A3

Bulk Flow Composite Application (3M™ Filtek™ Bulk Fill flowable restorative A3) as a protective adhesive layer.

3M TM Filtek TM One A3

Bulk Composite Condensation (3M™ Filtek™ One A3) with the Compo-Vibes (Smile Line).

Bulk Composite Condensation

Bulk Composite Condensation (3M™ Filtek™ One A3).

Bulk Composite Adaptation with a micro-brush.

Bulk Composite Adaptation (3M™ Filtek™ One A3) with a micro-brush.

Modeling completed

Modeling completed, after using the Essential Lines technique and the LM-Arte™ Fissura (LM-Dental™).

Glycerine application and light curing for 20 seconds per each tooth surface.

Glycerine application and light curing for 20 seconds per each tooth surface.

Finishing and Polishing with 3M™ Sof-Lex™ Spirals.

Finishing and Polishing with 3M™ Sof-Lex™ Spirals.

Final Result

Final result of the posterior direct composite restorations done in 30 minutes.

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